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  1. Rolling Meadows residents is Special Olympics Illinois' Family of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | Daily Herald

    The Geraci family of Rolling Meadows has received the 2017 Special Olympics Illinois' Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award. They were honored at a reception on Friday, June 9, before the Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games Opening Ceremony at Illinois State University in Normal.

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  2. Flood warnings issued for central, northeast IllinoisRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Officials say standing water was also expected to be an issue in McLean County early Sunday. Authorities said railroad underpasses in Normal had standing water from the storm and motorists were advised to avoid the area.

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  3. Rolling Meadows volunteer family named 'outstanding' by Special OlympicsRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Sal and Karen, parents of athlete Tory Geraci, have been volunteering for Special Olympics' North Suburban Cook Area 18 for 16 years, officials said. Sal handles logistics at events and raises funds through special events, in-kind donations and the Palatine Polar Plunge.

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  4. MCC names Sarah Sullivan as Outstanding Faculty MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Sara Sullivan has been selected as McHenry County College's nominee for the Illinois Community College Trustees Associaton 2017 Outstanding Full-Time Faculty member award and MCC's Fill-Time Faculty of the Year for 2017. McHenry County College history instructor Sarah Sullivan strives to teach critical thinking, information literacy, verbal and communication skills and how to discern perspective through her history classes.

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  5. St. Charles native receives graduate honors at Illinois Wesleyan UniversityRead the original story

    May 15, 2017 | Daily Herald

    St. Charles native Connor Speck received the Hope Ellen Pape President's Club Award in the Fine Arts during recent commencement exercises at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Ill. The award is given for outstanding accomplishment in art, music or theater arts.

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  6. After 43 years, Buffalo Grove High show choir to take final bowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Growing up, Damo of Arlington Heights and Hackl of Buffalo Grove watched their older sisters perform in The Expressions, BGHS' award-winning show choir. They imagined following in their siblings' footsteps.

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  7. Newcomer, not Dold, to challenge Schneider in 10th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Three bouts in the ring were enough for boxers Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali, and they also will be enough for Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider and former Republican U.S. Rep. Bob Dold, three time opponents in the 10th Congressional District. Highland Park Republican Jeremy Wynes is announcing his candidacy against Schneider, a Deerfield resident, in the moderate swing district, and Dold, who held the seat from 2011 to 2013 and again from 2015 until January, is bowing out.

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  8. Special Olympians compete in Spring GamesRead the original story

    May 7, 2017 | Daily Herald

    About 480 athletes from the North and Northwest suburbs took to the track and field at Lake Zurich High School on Sunday for the annual Spring Games of Special Olympics Illinois Northeastern/Area 13. Families, volunteers and spectators cheered on the men, women, boys and girls as they took part in the Games, which is the largest event of the year for Area 13 athletes. Area 13 includes more than 1,400 athletes from Lake and McHenry counties.

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  9. Naperville student Katie Uram receives U.S. Fulbright Award for research in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Daily Herald

    A head shot of Katie Uram, recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to China to conduct research.Photo courtesy of Lawrence University A Naperville student is heading to China later this year courtesy of the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Katie Uram, daughter of Michael Uram and Mary Beaty, Naperville, has been named the recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to conduct anthropology research.

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  10. Memorial planned for Illinois solider killed in AfghanistanRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | Daily Herald

    A celebration of life will be held this weekend for a 22-year-old soldier from central Illinois who was killed in Afghanistan. The Pantagraph reports public visitation for Sgt.

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  11. Jury: Univ. of Iowa discriminated against athletic officialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Daily Herald

    In this April 18, 2011, file photo, Jane Meyer, former senior associate athletic director at the University of Iowa, speaks in Normal, Ill. Attorneys gave closing statements Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in a discrimination lawsuit filed by Meyer against the university.

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  12. Patricia Arquette to give keynote address at Illinois StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Daily Herald

    University officials say the events at the campus in Normal this week will include a professional development dinner and a conference on women in leadership. Arquette's talk is scheduled for Thursday evening.

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  13. Elmhurst Resident Member of National Award-Winning Music GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Robert Kildow of Elmhurst is a member of Illinois Wesleyan University's Wind Ensemble, national winner of The American Prize in Band Performance competition in the performing arts, college/university division. Kildow, a freshman music education major, plays clarinet in the 35-member Wind Ensemble.

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  14. Elgin woman remembered for lifelong passion for teachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Former Elgin Area School District U-46 teacher Kathleen Turnquist died Tuesday at 59 after a six-month battle with cancer. Former Elgin Area School District U-46 teacher Kathleen Turnquist, pictured here with husband Jerry, died Tuesday after a six-month battle with cancer.

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  15. Some Amtrak service to be curtailed during track upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Some Amtrak trains operating between Chicago and St. Louis will stop running while upgrades designed to enable trains to reach 110 mph get done. The Pantagraph reports that the affected Texas Eagle and Lincoln Service trains will halt starting April 3. Buses will replace them.

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  16. High school students become lawyers in Mock Trial InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Daily Herald

    The hallways and courtrooms of the Lake County Courthouse came alive early in the morning of Feb. 25 as the 13th Annual Mock Trial Invitational took place. The event began with a welcoming and greeting by Chief Judge Jorge Ortiz, followed by a briefing of activities for the day delivered by Circuit Judges Victoria Rossetti and Christen Bishop.

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  17. Saint Anne student named Geographic State Bee semifinalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Joseph Laterza, an eighth-grader at St. Anne Parish School, Barrington, has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2017 Illinois National Geographic State Bee. The contest will be Friday, March 31, at Braden Auditorium, Bone Student Center, Illinois State University, Normal.

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  18. Boil order prompted by broken water main in Normal is liftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | Daily Herald

    The Pantagraph reports that the city lifted the boil order late Saturday afternoon after water sampling tested was completed. The water main split open late Thursday, causing millions of gallons of water to pour out.

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  19. Meadows, Geneva players reflect on state championship weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Geneva's girls basketball team made its triumphant return back to the high school Sunday afternoon in front of a crowd of well-wishers that included family, friends, school principal Tom Rogers, athletic director Dave Carli and Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns. "When we came around , there were like eight emergency vehicles waiting for us," said Vikings coach Sarah Meadows.

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  20. Past two weekends at Redbird were special for Fox Valley areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Daily Herald

    When you've covered as many state tournaments as I have since 1976 they tend to become old hat. You hope for exciting games, knowing not every one will be.

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