Winnetka students have ideas to save the planet

Winnetka sixth-grader Jonny Ornstein with Vrapper, his project for the Skokie School Environmental Fair.

Artist search underway to help beautify soon-to-reopen Moraine Dog Beach

With visitors soon returning to Moraine Park Beach in Highland Park, might as well spruce the place up. The town’…

Canal Shores’ $5.9 million renovation to focus on youth facility, caddie academy

A year after taking over Canal Shores golf course, KemperSports is getting to work. In coordination with the Evanston Wilmette…

Highland Park marks Gun Violence Survivors Week, as lawmakers revive federal Firearm Storage Act

Among community leaders, local media and national politicians, Liz Turnipseed’s words hit hardest. During Gun Violence Survivors’ Week, Turnipseed…

Police Reports: 2 Wilmette homes burglarized, car stolen from Edens Plaza, mailed checks stolen in Winnetka

These reports were pulled from the latest police summaries provided by departments in our coverage area (Wilmette, Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth…

6 more Loyola football players sign letters of intent, plus 7 other Ramblers — including one in two sports

High-level student-athletes were once again on display in the Loyola Academy gymnasium on Wednesday, Feb. 1. But this celebration came without…

News Briefs: Highland Park seeks award nominations, Wilmette Park survey is out, Northfield Mariano’s honored, new New Trier rugby gets new coach

Through March 3, the City of Highland Park is accepting nominations for its community awards program, according to a press release…

High School Highlights: New Trier cheer advances to state, gymnastics to sectional; Girls basketball postseason seeds

A summary of preps sports competition from area schools over the past week. Send scores and highlights to joe@therecordns….

How moon real estate and a box of spiders help fund education innovation at Avoca District 37

Did you ever hear about a new school program and wonder, “How did they pay for that?” In Avoca District 37,…

Winnetka jurisdiction extends into the lake. Trustees want Village Code to reflect that to better oversee lakefront

Major regulatory changes are not likely in store for the Village of Winnetka’s oversight of the lakefront; however, trustees…