Daily Herald's Week in Photos

 
 
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Three-year-old Oliver DeGroh waves to the crowd during the Pet and Bike Parade at Grayslake Summer Days.

    Three-year-old Oliver DeGroh waves to the crowd during the Pet and Bike Parade at Grayslake Summer Days. Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

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Anderson Knight, 2, scores a refreshing slushy at the Taste of Arlington Heights Saturday evening.

    Anderson Knight, 2, scores a refreshing slushy at the Taste of Arlington Heights Saturday evening. Rena Naltsas | Staff Photographer

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Kayle Campell, left, 13 and her friend, Morgan Pantone, 14, dip their feet in a fountain while enjoying some Biggby Coffee at the Taste of Arlington Heights Saturday evening.

    Kayle Campell, left, 13 and her friend, Morgan Pantone, 14, dip their feet in a fountain while enjoying some Biggby Coffee at the Taste of Arlington Heights Saturday evening. Rena Naltsas | Staff Photographer

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Tony The Bug Guy gets his audience worked up during his class at the first-annual Bug Fest in North Aurora Saturday.

    Tony The Bug Guy gets his audience worked up during his class at the first-annual Bug Fest in North Aurora Saturday. Rena Naltsas | Staff Photographer

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From left, Maddie Enman, Lizzy Hoyer and Ally Hoyer walk their great Dane, Goliath, during the Pet and Bike Parade at Grayslake Summer Days.

    From left, Maddie Enman, Lizzy Hoyer and Ally Hoyer walk their great Dane, Goliath, during the Pet and Bike Parade at Grayslake Summer Days. Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

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Margaret and Jim Fohr check out a BMW Isetta 300 that inexplicably has a globe attached to it at the first-ever Micro/Mini Car World Meet in Crystal Lake.

    Margaret and Jim Fohr check out a BMW Isetta 300 that inexplicably has a globe attached to it at the first-ever Micro/Mini Car World Meet in Crystal Lake. Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

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Car judge Bill Schaefer, left, gets a closer look at a 1959 Nash Metropolitan at the Micro/Mini Car World Meet in Crystal Lake.

    Car judge Bill Schaefer, left, gets a closer look at a 1959 Nash Metropolitan at the Micro/Mini Car World Meet in Crystal Lake. Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

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Former Chargers and Marine buddies Nick Milbourn, left, and Phil Akins shake hands with Tri-City Chargers bantams during opening day ceremonies for the Tri-City Chargers football season.

    Former Chargers and Marine buddies Nick Milbourn, left, and Phil Akins shake hands with Tri-City Chargers bantams during opening day ceremonies for the Tri-City Chargers football season. Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Vietnam Veterans salute during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner as the First Division Museum at Cantigny in Wheaton dedicated a restored Vietnam era Bell UH-1C/M helicopter gunship, better known as the Huey Saturday.

    Vietnam Veterans salute during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner as the First Division Museum at Cantigny in Wheaton dedicated a restored Vietnam era Bell UH-1C/M helicopter gunship, better known as the Huey Saturday. Scott Sanders | Staff Photographer

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Veterans took turns posing for the cameras in different unit groups following the dedication.

    Veterans took turns posing for the cameras in different unit groups following the dedication. Scott Sanders | Staff Photographer

  • Margaret Kaden has a water balloon explode in her hands as she tries to catch the throw from Susan Krutzler, both of Buffalo Grove, during the water balloon throwing contest Sunday at the grand opening of the children's area at the Indian Trails Public Library.

    Margaret Kaden has a water balloon explode in her hands as she tries to catch the throw from Susan Krutzler, both of Buffalo Grove, during the water balloon throwing contest Sunday at the grand opening of the children's area at the Indian Trails Public Library. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

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Naysa Rangai, 4, of Beach Park, left, and Zaniyz Cunningham, 4, of Waukegan slide down a ride called the Titanic during Greek Fest Sunday at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Libertyville.

    Naysa Rangai, 4, of Beach Park, left, and Zaniyz Cunningham, 4, of Waukegan slide down a ride called the Titanic during Greek Fest Sunday at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Libertyville. Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

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John Jordan from Maple Park attempts to get the mud off before his next game at the Elburn Days mud volleyball tournament Sunday afternoon.

    John Jordan from Maple Park attempts to get the mud off before his next game at the Elburn Days mud volleyball tournament Sunday afternoon. Rena Naltsas | Staff Photographer

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Participants struggle in the mud during the Elburn Days mud volleyball tournament Sunday.

    Participants struggle in the mud during the Elburn Days mud volleyball tournament Sunday. Rena Naltsas | Staff Photographer

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Verizon cycling team member Mike Shere of Evanston finishes first during the Winfield Criterium bike races Sunday in downtown Winfield.

    Verizon cycling team member Mike Shere of Evanston finishes first during the Winfield Criterium bike races Sunday in downtown Winfield. Tanit Jarusan | Staff Photographer

  • Silvano Gutierrez, left and Angel Gallegos of Sumit Construction adjust a cement piece Monday that will be part of one of the new flower planters along Main Street in West Dundee.

    Silvano Gutierrez, left and Angel Gallegos of Sumit Construction adjust a cement piece Monday that will be part of one of the new flower planters along Main Street in West Dundee. Christopher Hankins | Staff Photographer

  • Nick Anastasia, 12, of Geneva does a cannonball while friend Ethan Mickle, 9, looks on at Sunset Pool in Geneva Monday. This is the last week the pool is open as most area kids like Ethan are also about to start school.

    Nick Anastasia, 12, of Geneva does a cannonball while friend Ethan Mickle, 9, looks on at Sunset Pool in Geneva Monday. This is the last week the pool is open as most area kids like Ethan are also about to start school. Rick West | Staff Photographer

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Fitness supervisor Karen Meserve congratulates Frank Thacker of Wauconda for his good body fat screening numbers during the Senior Fair at the Libertyville Sports Complex.

    Fitness supervisor Karen Meserve congratulates Frank Thacker of Wauconda for his good body fat screening numbers during the Senior Fair at the Libertyville Sports Complex. Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • St. Charles North's Ashley Randazzo laughs out loud after getting hit in the backside by #2 doubles partner Abby Roggemann as they play St. Charles East's Jessica Gatehouse and Sarah Church Tuesday.

    St. Charles North's Ashley Randazzo laughs out loud after getting hit in the backside by #2 doubles partner Abby Roggemann as they play St. Charles East's Jessica Gatehouse and Sarah Church Tuesday. John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Julie Litfin gives her daughter Lauren a hug as she drops her off in her fourth-grade classroom for the first day of class at the new Wheaton Christian Grammar School in Winfield Tuesday.

    Julie Litfin gives her daughter Lauren a hug as she drops her off in her fourth-grade classroom for the first day of class at the new Wheaton Christian Grammar School in Winfield Tuesday. Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Principal Thom Gippert looks over a lonely piano in an empty music room on the first day of school at Deer Path School in Cary Elementary District 26. Music and art are some of the programs that were cut as the district struggles with financial difficulty.

    Principal Thom Gippert looks over a lonely piano in an empty music room on the first day of school at Deer Path School in Cary Elementary District 26. Music and art are some of the programs that were cut as the district struggles with financial difficulty. Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

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First grader Liam Waco and his mom Amy are greeted by teacher Nancy Siles on the first day of school at Deer Path School in Cary Elementary District 26.

    First grader Liam Waco and his mom Amy are greeted by teacher Nancy Siles on the first day of school at Deer Path School in Cary Elementary District 26. Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

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Wredling Middle School namesake John Wredling greets students before the first day of school for district 303 in St. Charles Wednesday. Wredling, 96, is a former superintendent of the district.

    Wredling Middle School namesake John Wredling greets students before the first day of school for district 303 in St. Charles Wednesday. Wredling, 96, is a former superintendent of the district. Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Bored from standing in line waiting to start school, second graders Zach Lew, left, and Lucas Hipp, both 7, wrestle with school supply boxes outside Western Avenue School in Geneva on Wednesday, August 25.

    Bored from standing in line waiting to start school, second graders Zach Lew, left, and Lucas Hipp, both 7, wrestle with school supply boxes outside Western Avenue School in Geneva on Wednesday, August 25. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

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From left, Zac Novack, Nick Damianides and Jason McIntosh lead the way as Naperville North seniors get ready to enter the building in the traditional First Day of Seniors Year on Wednesday.

    From left, Zac Novack, Nick Damianides and Jason McIntosh lead the way as Naperville North seniors get ready to enter the building in the traditional First Day of Seniors Year on Wednesday. Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

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Naperville North seniors get ready to enter the building in the traditional First Day of Seniors Year on Wednesday.

    Naperville North seniors get ready to enter the building in the traditional First Day of Seniors Year on Wednesday. Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

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First graders Autumn Ottoman, left, and Grace Stanley, both 6, hug during the first day of school Wednesday at Fremont Elementary School in Mundelein.

    First graders Autumn Ottoman, left, and Grace Stanley, both 6, hug during the first day of school Wednesday at Fremont Elementary School in Mundelein. Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Round Lake firefighters watch as a pole barn burns out of control Wednesday afternoon. The barn was part of Highland Green Nursery near Grayslake. Twelve fire departments responded to the box alarm.

    Round Lake firefighters watch as a pole barn burns out of control Wednesday afternoon. The barn was part of Highland Green Nursery near Grayslake. Twelve fire departments responded to the box alarm. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

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Angela D'Andrea, 4, tries to keep her drippy Dilly bar under control during an ice cream social at Heartland Elementary School in Geneva Thursday. It was put on by the PTO. Her older brother attends the school.

    Angela D'Andrea, 4, tries to keep her drippy Dilly bar under control during an ice cream social at Heartland Elementary School in Geneva Thursday. It was put on by the PTO. Her older brother attends the school. Rick West | Staff Photographer

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Indy race fan Yeneliz Delmoral, 5, of Schaumburg cracks a smile as she has her picture taken with race car driver Danica Patrick at the autograph session at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.

    Indy race fan Yeneliz Delmoral, 5, of Schaumburg cracks a smile as she has her picture taken with race car driver Danica Patrick at the autograph session at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

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Dona Crane of Chicago poses with Indycar driver Helio Castroneves at the autograph tent at Woodfield Mall on Thursday.

    Dona Crane of Chicago poses with Indycar driver Helio Castroneves at the autograph tent at Woodfield Mall on Thursday. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

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Indycar driver Tony Kanaan talks to his fans with a big smile as he signs autographs at Woodfield Mall.

    Indycar driver Tony Kanaan talks to his fans with a big smile as he signs autographs at Woodfield Mall. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

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The Indycar Pit Stop Challenge takes place in the parking lot of the Woodfield Mall as part of the session for fans on Thursday.

    The Indycar Pit Stop Challenge takes place in the parking lot of the Woodfield Mall as part of the session for fans on Thursday. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

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As part of freshman orientation, Elmhurst College students pack lunches for Feed My Starving Children. Hannah Lessen, center, lets out a cheer after packing the box carried away by Jake Zalka, right.

    As part of freshman orientation, Elmhurst College students pack lunches for Feed My Starving Children. Hannah Lessen, center, lets out a cheer after packing the box carried away by Jake Zalka, right. Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Eastview Elementary students, from left, Will Ziegler, Tiffany Taller, James Ramey, Amber Mathesius, Montana Anderson and Brooke Dobson all delight in seeing principal Jim Zursin flip off the diving board and into the pool Friday.

    Eastview Elementary students, from left, Will Ziegler, Tiffany Taller, James Ramey, Amber Mathesius, Montana Anderson and Brooke Dobson all delight in seeing principal Jim Zursin flip off the diving board and into the pool Friday. Christopher Hankins | Staff Photographer

  • Stephen Book, 8, of Providence Farm in Belvidere, replenishes the stock of Mirai corn they have for sale at the St. Charles Farmers Market on Friday, August 27. Stephen helps his father, Randy, stock and sell the family vegetables.

    Stephen Book, 8, of Providence Farm in Belvidere, replenishes the stock of Mirai corn they have for sale at the St. Charles Farmers Market on Friday, August 27. Stephen helps his father, Randy, stock and sell the family vegetables. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

Published: 8/30/2010 12:02 AM