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Winnetka (Cook, Illinois)

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  • Most Chicago beaches reopened for swimming

    Most Chicago beaches reopened for swimming
    Chicago reopened most of its beaches to swimmers today, but some North Shore suburban beaches remained closed because of high bacteria levels following Monday's storms. The heavy rains required opening the locks in both Chicago and Wilmette, releasing...
  • Barbara Turf, former Crate and Barrel CEO, dies at 71

    Barbara Turf, former Crate and Barrel CEO, dies at 71
    Barbara Turf, a recently retired CEO of Northbrook-based Crate and Barrel, has died, her family and the company said Sunday. Mrs. Turf, 71, died Saturday, July 12, at Evanston Hospital, of pancreatic cancer, her son, Andrew Turf, said in an email....
  • Winnetka OKs $125,000 water quality project

    Winnetka OKs $125,000 water quality project
    The Winnetka Village Council on Tuesday unanimously approved launching a $125,000 water quality sampling and analysis project that officials said is likely needed to obtain a permit from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency prior to constructing...
  • Winnetka receives grant for flood control work

     Winnetka receives grant for flood control work
    Bolstered by a $2 million grant from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, officials in Winnetka said Tuesday that they are moving ahead with a $4 million stormwater management project aiming to prevent flooding on the northwest side of the...
  • Rauner offers business tax ideas, few specifics

    Rauner offers business tax ideas, few specifics
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Wednesday continued to slowly roll out ideas on how he’d govern if elected, calling for an overhaul of tax credits used to keep businesses in Illinois and the end of several targeted tax breaks. The...
  • New Trier investigates teachers' identity thefts

    New Trier investigates teachers' identity thefts
    The apparent identity thefts of more than 40 former and current New Trier High School employees have prompted the school district to ask local and state law enforcement authorities for help with the investigation, New Trier officials confirmed this week....
  • Winnetka stormwater project awaits nod from forest preserve

    Winnetka stormwater project awaits nod from forest preserve
    Officials in Winnetka said this week that a recently completed project in the village's $41 million stormwater management program proved successful in preventing flooding during recent downpours. But despite the progress in halting flooding in the...
  • Farmers markets: Northern Cook county

    Farmers markets: Northern Cook county
    Click on the image above to view an interactive map of suburban farmers markets. WEDNESDAY French Market in Winnetka 4-8:30 p.m., June 11, 18, 25; July 9, 16, 23, 30, Hubbard Woods Park, 939 Green Bay Road at Gage Street. Northbrook 7 a.m.-1 p....
  • Winnetka approves mutual aid group participation

    Winnetka approves mutual aid group participation
    The Winnetka Village Council this month approved the village's continued participation in a state law enforcement mutual aid program established in the wake of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Winnetka Police Chief Patrick Kreis said the...
  • Winnetka Park District gets $119,000 grant

    Winnetka Park District gets $119,000 grant
    The Winnetka Park District was recently awarded a $119,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources' coastal management program, officials said. The park district will soon start seeking residents' input as it continues to develop the...
  • Rauner's $6 million sets record in Illinois governor race

    Rauner's $6 million sets record in Illinois governor race
    Wealthy venture capitalist Bruce Rauner has set a new record for personal funding in a campaign for Illinois governor, his out-of-pocket total hitting $6 million after he put another $1 million into his bid Monday. The latest Rauner contribution comes...
  • Union group ends Rauner TV attack ads

    Union group ends Rauner TV attack ads
    A union-backed political action committee that had run a month of television campaign ads critical of Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner said Tuesday it was ending its TV blitz against the front-runner.  But several of the public unions involved...