Highland Park ’24 budget includes operating surplus, $34 million in capital spending

The Highland Park councilmembers green lighted the City’s 2024 budget without much discussion during a regular council meeting on Nov. 27….

Park commissioners, residents blast preliminary donation offer from Ishbia Foundation

A proposed $3-million donation from Winnetka property owner Justin Ishbia could be headed for troubled waters after a review of…

Alleged driver in hit-and-run that killed local School Board member is arrested

Local authorities have arrested and charged the alleged offender in a June hit-and-run that killed a cyclist in Highland Park….

High School Highlights: Trevs hoops wins Thanksgiving tourney; NT girls edge GBN; NT gymnasts open season with dual-meet win

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

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Logan Feller, New Trier basketball

Logan Feller is a senior guard for the Trevians in his second year as a starter. Feller will continue playing…

Lawsuit: Evanston broke law in approval of Northwestern’s Ryan Field plans

As expected, the City of Evanston is being sued over its Nov. 20 approval of Northwestern University’s request to rezone…

Marbled meat and whiskey neat? Wilmette trustees say it’s worth a shot

Proposal would turn Al’s Meat Market into a bar after normal business hours

2023 Football Capsules: Final statistics, All-Conference picks and more for New Trier, Loyola and Highland Park

Fall 2023 was a season to remember on the local gridiron. The Ramblers of Loyola Academy made history with their second…

Demonstrators line Highland Park Turkey Trot to support Israel, demand release of hostages

Highland Park’s Turkey Trot had an extraordinary crowd on Thanksgiving morning. More than 200 demonstrators lined St. Johns Avenue near…

‘We need students in school’: A third of HPHS students chronically absent — an increase that mirrors national trend

Township District 113 officials are searching for answers to address a diminishing statistic: Student attendance. Like high schools nationwide, Highland Park…