| Jul 2, 2014
| 1:39 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 7:11 PM
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....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:35 AM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:58 PM
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.
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Click on the image above to view an interactive map of suburban farmers markets.
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.
7 a.m.-1 p....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:06 PM
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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:56 PM
A group pushing an effort to put a legislative term limit question on the general election ballot, a movement heavily backed by Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner, takes its next step Wednesday when it files petitions with the State Board of...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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....
| May 1, 2014
| 12:58 PM
An autopsy determined the death of a 49-year-old Winnetka man who was struck by a train near a Glencoe Metra station last week was a suicide, authorities said.
A Wednesday autopsy determined David DiPaolo, of the 1100 block of Tower Road in Winnetka,...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:30 PM
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...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:44 PM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 2:01 PM
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...