Quinn, supporters stake out differences in Evanston
Democratic Governor Pat Quinn was back among friends in Democratic Evanston on Sunday, staking out positions on minimum wage, gun control, and health insurance, and contrasting them with Bruce Rauner, his Republican opponent in the fall election.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
New Trier Straw Poll: Bring on Hillary Clinton vs. Jeb Bush
The following is from the New Trier Democrats: New Trier residents strongly favor Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination and find Jeb Bush leading the Republican field according to straw polls conducted by New Trier Democrats at the recent Wilmette, Winnetka and Glencoe summer fairs.
Sacred Heart Schools News
Alum Update: Thor reconnects with SHS teachers at book signing
Brad Thor H'83, #1 New York Times Best Selling Author, reconnected with his Sacred Heart teachers Mark Anderson and Kathleen Blumberg while on tour for his new book, Act of War .
Wed Jul 23, 2014
301 Moved Permanently
New Trier special meeting to discuss renovations, community engagement
To give themselves more opportunity to discuss the proposed Winnetka campus renovation, the New Trier High School Board of Education has called a special meeting Thursday night.
301 Moved Permanently
NSMAD to target adult mosquito control operations
The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District will be conducting targeted adult mosquito control operations in portions of Evanston, Kenilworth, Wilmette and Winnetka on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, between the hours of 8:00 PM and 2:00 AM, weather permitting.
Why would Bruce Rauner want to buy the governor's mansion?
Wallpaper is buckling in the governor's mansion, a spokesperson for Governor Pat Quinn showed earlier this month.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Rauner keeps up push for Illinois term limits
Illinois Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs up to the crowd Monday during a news conference in Chicago.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Winnetka Warns of IRS Phone Scams
The following is from the Village of Winnetka: Several residents have reported receiving telephone calls from people claiming to work for the IRS.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
My FOX Chicago
Ill. Supreme Court won't hear term limits appeal
The Illinois Supreme Court won't review a lower court ruling barring a question on lawmaker term limits from appearing on November's ballot.
Winnetka Club honors scholarship award winners
In total, $40,000 was divided amongst the recipients, which is more than $2,000 greater than last year's total scholarship amount.
Scott Turow gets personal: The unsolved North Shore murder behind new book, his fight with Amazon
Indeed it is. The book centers around a set of twins - state Sen. Paul Giannis and his brother Cass, a recently released ex-con who served 25 years for the murder of his girlfriend.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Winnetka native Elizabeth Lyons performs at Lake County Fair
Award-winning country singer/songwriter Elizabeth Lyons said she'll feel like she's at home when she performs at the Lake County Fair July 24. A Winnetka native and New Trier High School graduate, Lyons and her family spent many a hot July day at the fair.
Golf: Chadd Slutzky leaves them hanging with opening-round lead of Illinois State Amateur
"Sorry guys, I'm just not that exciting," Chadd Slutzky said Tuesday, ending an interview with a smile and shrug of his shoulders.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Midterm Elections: Rauner Leads Quinn 51-39 in New Poll
Come November, Springfield could very well see a changing of the guard from Gov. Pat Quinn to Bruce Rauner.
Three's a charm for Winnetka accessories boutique
What's a good birthday gift for a woman turning 40? That's the question that led best friends, Davi Berk and Paula Zacharia to open Winnetka's Willow Boutique, the high-end accessories boutique that's celebrating three years in business this month.
US News & World Report
High Schoolers Learn Personal Finance Through On-Campus Banking
Many teens in the U.S. have a basic understanding a of how to manage money.a But using real financial products, such as a savings account, could help them understand the complicated topic better.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Book notes: Chris Bohjalian stops at Naperville's Anderson's
Meet mystery writer Lori Rader-Day as she discusses and signs copies of her debut thriller, "The Black Hour," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, at Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Louise Steffen is 95
My mother is celebrating birthday #95 today . I will be in Chicago this weekend enjoying the time with family.