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Police dogs and their officer trainers roam a hallway of lockers at Abbott Middle School in Elgin as part of a random drug search program. (Kate Thayer/Tribune)

Hunt for drugs in schools

Residents watch fish in a truck-turned-aquarium outside The Centre for the Elgin Green Expo. (Kate Thayer/Tribune)

Downtown aquarium

Close-up shot of an elk. (Heather Leszczewicz/TribLocal)

The elk of Elk Grove

Terry Seiffert, pulls debris from a home on the 500 block of Cumberland Trails that was hit by a car driven by an elderly woman on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, in Elgin. (Stacey Wescott/ Chicago Tribune)

Car crashes into Elgin home

A student in the Pwnage robotics club uses computer-aided design to prepare a robot for competitions. (Photo provided by Denise Haller)

Robot building

U.S. Green Building Council Board Member George K. Tushowski III congratulates Northern Illinois Food Bank staff at its West Suburban Center after it earned LEED Gold Certification. (Photo provided by Northern Illinois Food Bank)

Northern Illinois Food Bank earns green certification

During the Discovery 2012 science exhibit, U-46 students show projects at the Gail Borden Library. (Photo provided by Denise Raleigh/Gail Borden Library)

Science on display

Elgin police line up in front of their department Friday to honor Cpl. Alex Martinez. (Kate Thayer/Tribune)

Honoring their own

Clay sculpture by a U-46 student in the Art is Elementary exhibit. (Kate Thayer/Tribune)

Elementary art on display