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  1. Milvi Wheeler Art Exhibit at Frisbie Senior Center in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Daily Herald

    The charming impressionistic oil paintings done by artist Milvi Wheeler, a member of the Des Plaines Art Guild , will be featured during the month of March at the Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E. Northwest Highway in Des Plaines. Milvi's bold strokes, done primarily with a palette knife, result in extraordinary works of beauty.

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  2. March Meeting of the Des Plaines Art GuildRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Rhonda Popko will be demonstrating the art of silk painting at the next meeting of the Des Plaines Art Guild on Tuesday, March 10th at Prairie Lakes Community Center, 515 E. Thacker Street in Des Plaines at 7:00 pm. Rhonda is currently co-president of the guild.

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  3. Cold threatens to break records in Chicago suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Daily Herald

    As predicted, an overnight deep freeze is threatening to break area records for cold and schools are responding by canceling classes. Temperatures at 6 a.m. were 7 degrees below zero at O'Hare International Airport, the National Weather Service reported.

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  4. Dawn Patrol: Schools closed due to deep freeze; coyotes vs. deerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Anticipating the deep freeze from last night lasting until noon today, school districts throughout the area were again forced into discussing school closures. Many announced last night that they'd be closed today, including some in Hoffman Estates, Schaumburg, Des Plaines, Palatine, and Arlington Heights.

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  5. Suburban schools announcing Thursday closings due to coldRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A predicted deep freeze overnight has area school districts again discussing how cold is too cold to attend school -- with many Wednesday evening calling it off Thursday. A wind chill advisory tonight predicts that it will feel as low as minus 30 overnight with the wind chill.

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  6. 400 dancers in Des Plaines Dance Idol competionRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Daily Herald

    More than 400 dancers from 18 studios and three independent dancers participated in the annual Des Plaines Dance Idol Competition at Prairie Lakes Community Center. "This is the seventh year of Dance Idol and it is exciting to see how this dance convention has become what it is today," said Nancy Suwalski, cultural arts supervisor for the Des Plaines Park District.

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  7. Suburban day cares, court reporters hold out hope for Rauner's planRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Low-income families that use suburban day care providers hope to find out Wednesday whether there will be state funds to rescue the program that helps them pay for it. And court officials want to know on Wednesday, when Gov. Bruce Rauner gives his first budget proposal, whether they'll be able to keep suburban trial courts operating after state funds run out at the end of March.

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  8. Maine Twp. students look back on Maine Flyer warplaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Seventy years ago this week, Maine Township High School students gathered at a site that later became O'Hare International Airport to dedicate a warplane named in their honor. After all, it seemed right that the C-54 Skymaster assembled at the Douglas Aircraft Co.

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  9. 7th Ward candidates debate in Des PlainesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Daily Herald

    The candidates for 7th Ward alderman in Des Plaines outlined their differences on the issues Monday, from whether there should be a new fire station within the north side ward to whether city department heads should be required to live within city limits. Incumbent Don Smith and challenger Bob Porada, who spoke during a 90-minute forum hosted by Des Plaines VFW Post 2992 at the Frisbie Senior Center, are seeking election to a 2-year term on the council.

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  10. Dawn Patrol: Volunteers prep meals for hungry; Hawks win in shootoutRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | Daily Herald

    In a gym more accustomed to track meets, thousands of volunteers held a pack meet Sunday. Naperville-based Feed The Need!, a local coalition of churches, businesses and civic organizations filled North Central College's Residence Hall/Recreation Center.

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  11. Suburban Russians enjoy old-world Winter FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Hundreds of people from all over the Chicago suburbs came to Des Plaines on Sunday afternoon to enjoy Russian food, music and culture. The sixth annual Winter Festival, held at Holy Virgin Protection Russian Orthodox Cathedral, 1800 Lee St. in Des Plaines, was like the Russian version of Mardi Gras, said coordinator Gordana Trbuhovich.

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  12. Oakton offers girls-only robotic workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Girls aged 8 and older are encouraged to learn the basics of building and programming robots by enrolling in special Saturday workshops in Des Plaines. Attendees will work in teams to create machines, explore automation and robotic technology, and get a chance to take their math and science skills to a higher level.

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  13. Candidates in Des Plaines 7th Ward aldermanic race offer contrasting stylesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Voters in the 7th Ward on the north side of Des Plaines will be able to choose from two candidates this election with contrasting styles in how they'd approach the job of alderman. Incumbent Don Smith, appointed by Mayor Matt Bogusz in October following the death of 29-year-old Alderman Joanna Sojka, is running to fill the remaining two years on Sojka's term.

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  14. New exhibit highlights Des Plainesa role in WWIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Enter the Des Plaines History Center and you find the stories of what it was like on the homefront during World War II. Residents went to work at the Benjamin Electric Co.

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  15. State park district group gives rising star award to Buffalo Grove vice presidentRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Daily Herald

    The award recognizes exemplary performance in duties and responsibilities as a board member, active involvement in the park district and a positive impact and dedication to the field of parks and recreation. Johnson was appointed to the park board in November of 2011 and is uncontested in her bid for re-election this April.

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  16. Health care enrollment events in Des Plaines and Wheeling through SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Residents will be able to enroll in federal health insurance at special events scheduled through Sunday at libraries in Des Plaines and Wheeling. Get Covered America is hosting enrollment events from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, at the Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood St., and Indian Trails Library, 355 Schoenbeck Road in Wheeling.

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  17. Veterans benefits explained Saturday at Des Planies American Legion postRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Des Plaines American Legion Post 36 will host a program Saturday explaining the rights and benefits to which all veterans are entitled, organizers said. The free program begins at noon and will last about two hours.

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  18. Youth sports in the suburbs: "it's big business"Read the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Suburban parents and coaches say the saga of Jackie Robinson West losing its Little League title is an example of the problems facing youth sports today, and it's driven by money, overly involved parents and coaches who face intense pressure to win. The solution to the problems remains a matter of debate, but local youth sports coaches say the Jackie Robinson West story has started important conversations about what's best for a child -- and it's not winning at any cost.

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  19. Plan revised for Lake Zurich senior complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Pathway Senior Living wants to expand its portfolio with a facility proposed in Lake Zurich. This is Pathway's Victory Centre, which opened in Vernon Hills in 2012.

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  20. Nominations sought for Maine Township good citizen's awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Maine Township officials are seeking nominations for the Sgt. Karen Lader Memorial Good Citizen's Award, which will be given to a citizen who has shown strong support and dedication to the community.

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