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  • 2008 quote shows Obama true feelings Feb 25, 2015 12:01 AM
    A St. Charles letter to the editor: Rudy Giuliani had taken a lot of criticism of his view that President Obama does not love our country. Before the liberal media and defenders of the president go completely off the deep end, let’s review a significant quote from candidate Obama on Oct. 30, 2008 ...

  • Know signs of gambling problem Feb 25, 2015 12:01 AM
    An Elgin letter to the editor: With more opportunities to gamble throughout our community than ever before, the harder it will be for the problem gambler to resist. March is National Gambling Awareness Month, and I would like to encourage anyone who gambles to keep track of their wins and loses, and if the loses add up to gambling debt it’s time to seek professional help.

  • Congregation Kneseth Israel offers a new adult Hebrew class Feb 25, 2015 12:35 AM
    Congregation Kneseth Israel, 330 Division St. in Elgin, is forming a new adult Hebrew class. It will meet every other Sunday for eight sessions from 11 a.m. to noon. Classes begin March 1.

  • Independent Players bring 1920s comedies to Elgin Feb 25, 2015 2:26 PM
    During the four weeks from Feb. 27 to March 22, Independent Players is presenting two vintage comedies from the 1920s — George Kaufman and Edna Ferber’s “The Royal Family” and A.A. Milne’s “Mr. Pim Passes By” — at the Elgin Art Showcase in Elgin.

  • Wauconda restaurant hosts St. Baldrick’s fundraiser March 15 Feb 25, 2015 1:51 PM
    Middleton’s on Main in Wauconda is hosting a St. Baldrick’s fundraising event next month to help in the battle against pediatric cancer. The event, at which people will have their heads shaved for donations, is scheduled to take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 15.

  • Long, hard February? Not for DuPage photographers Feb 25, 2015 3:52 PM
    Each week’s DuPage County Neighbor section includes at least one entry in our Photo Finish photography contest. Our photo staff picks some of its favorite submissions to run each week and then one overall monthly winner. This week’s entries sum up our February.

  • Police release photos, video from Fox Lake bank robbery Feb 25, 2015 1:45 PM
    Authorities have released photos of a Fox Lake bank robbery suspect and a video showing what may be the van used in the escape.

  • State of villages: Feb 25, 2015 4:17 PM
    The Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce hosts 2015 State of the Villages addresses by the Buffalo Grove and Lincolnshire village presidents during its membership luncheon, Tuesday, March 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

  • Veterans arts festival: Feb 25, 2015 4:18 PM
    Military veterans from northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin will share their music and artistic talents Thursday, Feb. 26, at the 7th Annual Veterans Creative Arts Festival at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, 3001 Green Bay Road, North Chicago.

  • Fox River Shiver jumps off at noon Sunday Feb 25, 2015 3:44 PM
    The third annual Fox River Shiver kicks off Sunday, March 1, at the Broken Oar Beach on the banks of the Fox River in Port Barrington. Fearless, costume clad volunteers gather every year to brave the icy waters and frigid air for charity.

  • Judge denies courtroom cameras in Naperville murder trial Feb 25, 2015 2:59 PM
    A DuPage County judge has denied a request by Chicago-area print media and television news channels to have cameras in the courtroom for next week’s murder trial of Daniel Olaska. Olaska, 30, of the 1500 block of Foxhill Road in Naperville, is accused of stabbing Spring Brook Elementary School teacher Shaun Wild in the heart with a pocket knife after stabbing Wild’s friend, Willie Hayes, during a Feb. 4, 2012, confrontation at Frankie’s Blue Room in downtown Naperville.

  • Batavia won’t revisit opening road near Aurora subdivision Feb 25, 2015 5:30 AM
    Wagner Road will remain gated off at Mesa Lane in Aurora, for now. Batavia aldermen Tuesday tabled an idea to ask Aurora to take the gate down and let residents of an Aurora neighborhood use Mesa to get to Kirk Road, instead of traversing Batavia streets.

  • Illinois must use its vast assets Feb 25, 2015 1:00 AM
    An Inverness letter to the editor: Discussion of the tough love budget presented by Gov. Rauner has not surprisingly focused on his proposed cuts to discretionary spending made necessary by years of spending money the state just didn’t have.

  • Meat-free diet getting its due Feb 25, 2015 1:00 AM
    An Arlington Heights letter to the editor: The U.S. Advisory Panel on Dietary Guidelines has finally mustered the courage to recommend that Americans eat less meat and dairy products.

  • Northwest suburban police blotter Feb 25, 2015 1:00 AM
    An Arlington Heights resident was scammed out of $999 around 9:33 a.m. Feb. 23 after he received a phone call from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. The victim was told that he owned back taxes and was instructed to purchase money orders from Walmart and Jewel. The resident sent $999 at a Walmart, but when he went to Jewel, an employee realized it was a scam.

  • Home Show opens for 9th year this weekend in Fox Valley Feb 25, 2015 9:48 AM
    In its ninth year, The Home Show is scheduled to be held at the Vaughan Athletic Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 28 and March 1. Residents in the Fox Valley suburbs are invited to attend this free exposition with free parking. There they’ll see the latest in home remodeling and repair products and services.

  • Believe Project: $100 to help students who lost home in fire Feb 25, 2015 5:30 AM
    The Daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Mary Kate Brooks of St. Charles, a teacher at a Norridge school who wants to help a family that lost its home in a fire.

  • Brunch to celebrate Environmental Defenders’ 45th anniversary Feb 25, 2015 9:44 AM
    The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County invite the public to celebrate its 45th anniversary. The brunch event will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at Loyola University’s Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock. Scott Meyer, a hydrogeologist at the Illinois State Water Survey at the University of Illinois, will be presenting his program, “The Future of McHenry County’s Groundwater Resources.” Meyer and his colleagues mapped water levels from 329 McHenry County wells in 1994 and again in 2011.

  • Woman’s essay was an inspiration Feb 25, 2015 11:34 AM
    A Des Plaines letter to the editor: I want to thank the Daily Heald for the beautiful, inspirationl essay by our own native Kayla Mueller. It is the insight, compassion,and wisdom in the essay that assure me (a senior citizen) that our country is in good hands

  • Fremont students raise $30,700 during jump rope fundraiser Feb 25, 2015 12:47 PM
    Fremont Intermediate Schoo students raised $30,700 for the American Heart Association in a jump rope for heart fundraiser.

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