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Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 31, 2001, Chicago, Illinois THURSDAY MAY 31 2001 Focus Its all like a big dream I cant believe theyre here Theyre one of my favorite Woodland sixthgrader Brooke Ward on Dreams performance at the school you can yse Registration is underway for the Mundelein Park and Recreation Districts preschool program the Learning Center For information call 847 566 0650 Blarneys Island will hold its annual boat races on Grass Lake starting at today DAILY HERALD SECTION PAGE 3 L News tips 847 6805800 Fax Emai email@example.com Letters to the editor firstname.lastname@example.org Write r Paddock Publications Inc 50 Lakeview Parkway Suite 104 tfernon Hills IL 600611578 Missed paper Vacation stop All subscription information DAILY HERALD LUMPY Lauren Lombardo left and Jennifer Styrcula both sixthgraders scream enthusiastically during a 30minute concert from pop band Dream at Woodland Middle School in Gumee Student power makes Dream show come true BY KATE GRUSICH Daily HmM Stuff Writer When Ashley Melissa Diana and Holly filed onto a gymnasium stage at Woodland Middle School Wednes day to begin a highenergy show stu dents went wild Teachers and administrators watched in amusement as Woodland students screamed shout ed clapped and waved their arms in the air But the reaction was to be expect ed How else would you greet a 30 minute concert from the girl band Dream pop musics newest darlings playing at your school for free Its all like a big said Brooke Ward a sixthgrader I cant believe theyre here Theyre one of my favorite The Gurnee school snagged the show after more than 500 students on their own time voted in an Amer ica Online contest earning them the most votes nationwide The concert came as some surprise to district officials who were notified of the show when they received a package in the mail two weeks ago We had no district spokes woman Tami Stough said It was solely done by the The concert came in handy as far as teachers were concerned because it was considered a reward Students had to be on their best be havior Just one demerit could pre vent a student from attending No one has stuck their nose out of a classroom since die announce Assistant Principal Joan Luxon said This has been a real incentive to keep kids in line at the end of the school While on stage the Dream four some decked out in jeans and Wood land Walk for Life Tshirts danced Sixthgrader Kyle Reutter beams as Ashley one of four members of Dream plants a big kiss on his cheek sang and interacted with the crowd shaking hands and pointing to stu dents I love this audience You guys are awesome Ashley yelled sendingup a chorus of roars from me students up of 15yearolds Ashley Poole Diana Ortiz and Holly Blake and 16yearold Melissa Schu man was discovered last year by hiphop artist and record mogul Sean Puffy Combs who signed the group to his Bad Boy Entertainment label Tour manager Fred Kharrazi said the girls were headed to Massachu setts next where they will open for boy band N Sync as part of a nation al tour They are also joining MTVs Total Request Live tour later this sum mer headlining with groups like Des tinys Child Eve and 3LW While all the lucky Woodland stu dents enjoyed the musical assembly Wednesday sixthgrader Kyle Reutter had die best time and quickly became an object of envy During the girls last song He Loves U he was yanked on stage by the girls and received a kiss on the cheek It was Reutter said I was just reaching out to shake hands when they pulled me on stage It was the best Lake County in 60 seconds Braverman complaint ends The Lake County States Attorneys office has decided not to take action on a complaint mat Grayslake vil lage trustees violated the open meeting act when scolding former trustee Stacy Braverman behind closed doors Braverman filed the complaint after being criticized by fellow trustees for releasing a confi dential memo to a businessman in litigation against the village Deputy states attorney Meg Marcouiller said village leaders released docu ments explaining what was said during the meeting and that no harm was committed Braverman stepped down from the board after filing the complaint Task force on sprawl meets Urban sprawl and transportation is sues were up for discussion recently as the Smart Growth Task Force held its first organizational meeting of the year in Springfield State Rep Karen May of Highland Park was ap pointed to the task force composed of 10 state legislators as well as rep resentatives of community groups local government farming develop ment and environmental interests Other meetings are tentatively scheduled for July 18 Sept 19 Oct 17 and Nov 12 Tickets available for play The Kirk Players community the ater group will perform I Hate Hamlet on June and 16 at Mundelein High School All shows begin at 8 The comedy is about a television actor who gets the opportunity to play Hamlet in William Shakespeares legendary play but resists the role Tickets are for adults for senior citizens and for students For more infor mation or tickets call John Lynn at 847 5666594 or visit the Kirk Players Web site at PR consultant added In an effort to boost communica tions with residents Vernon Hills has contracted with local communi cations specialist Lynn Brancll own er of Brandl Communications Brandls work will include resident brochures and the villages newslet ter the Village Voice which is ex pected to come out more frequently and may be distributed to local businesses officials said Based on an hourly fee the village has bud geted a year for Brandls contract but the cost is not expect ed to reach that Hospital builds new parking lots The Lake Forest Hospital has started construction of 243 parking spaces behind its medical building as well as an expanded parking lot for doc tors The new parking area is in ad dition to a million expansion to the hospitals emergency depart ment which began last spring The hospitals north side access road to Buildings No and 900 will be permanently closedl Fire closes Island Lake Cafe A small grease fire closed the Island Lake Cafe Wednesday night The fire which started about was out before the Wauconda Fire Department arrived a fire depart ment spokesman said The cafe at 310 li State Road was evacuated but there was no one hurt and no se rious damage Chain O Lakes does OK with pro musky tournament Fishermen catch a fair amount in tourney despite all thepkasure boaters BY DAVE ORRICK Daily Herald Staff Writer More than 200 professional anglers flogged the waters of the Chain 0 Lakes for two days and caught a mere 14 thats not too bad After all their quarry was muskies Organizers of the Professional Musky Tournament Trail which swung through the Chain May 19 and 20 say the local waterway showed it self admirably in its first brush with the international pro tournament Ive got to believe the outofstate guys were impressed because people were seeing four or five fish a said Bob Widlacki a DeKalbarea res ident and the tournament managing director Thats good action for Fabled as the fish of the elusive muskellunge a larger relative of the pike has been de clared a success story of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources on the Chain But as expected anglers used to the relatively pristine waters of Canada and northern Wisconsin were taken aback by the Chains notorious boat traffic That was the thing Theyre not used to said Widlacki 63 who can fondly recall fishing a boatfree PHOTO COURTESY OK PROFESSIONAL MUSKY TOURNAMENT TRAIL Ron Mazur of Bedford Park releases a 47inch musky the largest fish caught in a twoday pro tournament held on the Chain 0 Lakes May 19 and 20 Chain in days gone by A few fisher men had their lines fouled up with the pleasure boaters Wed like to do the Chain again but its going to depend on the time of year It has to be before Memorial Day or after Labor Day and wed really prefer some bad weather to keep the pleasure boaters off The winning team hailed from Pennsylvania but locals savvy in heavy boat traffic fared well One team Ron Mazur of Bedford Park and Tom Ustaszewski of Romeoville took second place when Mazur landed a 47inch lunker on Lake Marie Sunday Their winnings total The teams fish was the biggest in the competition but they were still bestedby another team that caught two sizable fish The team of Brian Bevan of Round Lake and DickCoen of Deerfield took eighth place with a edg ing out Terry Becker of Fox Lake and Robert Cogny of McHenry who also popped a but lost a tiebreaker because the BevanCoen team got their fish first Actually that was my biggest fish said Becker whose ninthplace prize covered the tournaments entry fee I had been stuck on the little ones for a while bu t Petite Lake came through 1 GROUP Twin Full ffi j purchase with MisMatched covers Receive 10 off our regular line J I when using MisMatch covers GROUP Twin Full Queen King GROUP Twin Full Queen King S GROUP Twin Full Queen King Hurry Offer ends KATI11SS 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