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Winnetka (Cook, Illinois)

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  • Pre-prison high life

    Pre-prison high life
    Convicted of stealing millions from investors, a Winnetka man who declared himself so broke he was assigned a public lawyer is living on the 19th floor of a $2,600-a-month luxury resort and spa overlooking Florida's Gulf Coast. Steven Green, 52,...
  • November 26: Author - James Ballowe Talks About His Book, Christmas In Illinois

    November 26: Author - James Ballowe Talks About His Book, Christmas In Illinois
    Christmas in Illinois To purchase a copy of the book: Christmas in Illinois Events: Saturday, November 27 2:00 p.m. Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Saturday, December 4 2:00 p.m. Morton Arboretum Bookstore Lisle Saturday, December 11 2:00 p.m. The...
  • Condolences to WGN radio, TV legend Roy Leonard on loss of his wife

    Condolences to WGN radio, TV legend Roy Leonard on loss of his wife
    I'm very sad that the wife of one of my Chicago broadcast heroes has died. Sheila Leonard was an caring, elegant, lovely person and mother of six as you'll read below. As Roy covered the entertainment scene in Chicago for 31 years, she was a lover of...
  • Ex-Winnetka man convicted of murder in retrial

    Ex-Winnetka man convicted of murder in retrial
    A former Winnetka man has been found guilty for the second time in five years in the 2003 killing of a longtime friend on a secluded stretch of road in the north suburb, prosecutors said Wednesday. It took a jury at the Skokie courthouse about five hours...
  • Off the chain

    Off the chain
    The shelves of a bookstore hold the perfect gift for those on your holiday list, no matter their interests or hobbies. And for people who prefer not to shop online or at large chain bookstores, the Chicago area has an ample supply of independent stores....
  • Snow cripples commute, cancels flights and moves on

    Snow cripples commute, cancels flights and moves on
    With last winter's blizzard still fresh in their minds, Chicago officials detoured all CTA buses off Lake Shore Drive as a snowstorm hunkered down over the area, crippling the evening commute and grounding more than 800 flights. The storm began...
  • December 8 - Author Arlynn Leiber Presser

    December 8 - Author Arlynn Leiber Presser
    Winnetka To purchase a copy of the book: Winnetka In 1854, as the Chicago and Milwaukee Railroad Company made plans to lay track through the Green Bay Trail north of Chicago, builder Charles Peck subdivided the surrounding woods. His wife Sarah...
  • National Study Finds Pollution at Local Beaches

    National Study Finds Pollution at Local Beaches
    (WGN-AM) - A Winnetka beach topped the list of Cook County's most polluted beaches in 2008, according to a national water testing report. Chicago beaches followed closely behind, though none of the city's beaches exceeded a national water quality...
  • Jenny Sanford: Footnotes from a scandal

     
    by Mark Silva Jenny Sanford, wife of South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, says: "I think my husband has got some issues that he needs to work on, about happiness and what happiness means. "You wish it wouldn't come to a......
  • December 15-19, 2008

    Monday, December 15 Peeka Stories (312) 664-5437 www.peekastories.com Text AROUND to 97999 for info Tuesday, December 16 "Designs of Matt Lorenz" Material Possessions Chicago & Winnetka (312) 280-4885 www.materialpossessions.com Wednesday, December...
  • U. of I. more difficult to get into

    U. of I. more difficult to get into
    To understand why someone applying to the University of Illinois would seek help from a trustee or legislator -- as detailed in a Tribune series that began last week -- consider how the battle for admission has changed over the last 25 years. In 1984,...
  • Clean coal dream a costly nightmare

    Clean coal dream a costly nightmare
    Sold on a promise of cheap, clean electricity, dozens of communities in Illinois and eight other Midwest states instead are facing more expensive utility bills after bankrolling a new coal-fired power plant that will be one of the nation's largest sources...