• Regina Dominican junior Katie Burke took first place in the North Suburban Chicago division at the regional Bridge Building Competition on Jan. 24 at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Photo submitted.

    Regina student dominates at bridge competition

    February 21, 2017 News, School
    Regina Dominican junior Katie Burke took first place in the North Suburban Chicago division at the regional Bridge Building Competition on Jan. 24 at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
  • Tim Grovenburg (left), a 2006 New Trier grad, and Tim Triplett co-founded Brass Rings Spirit Brands in 2014. Photos Submitted

    Wilmette native sees craft distillery business boom

    February 16, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Life & Arts
    Being a member of any team, whether athletic or business, teaches you how to communicate and, in some cases, how to be a leader.
  • Loyola’s Clare Nelson drives past Evanston’s Allysah Boothe for a shot.

    Girls basketball: Loyola comeback effort falls short in sectional semis

    February 21, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School

    When Loyola Academy and Evanston faced off Jan. 5, the Ramblers were able to control the pace, making it more of halfcourt game.

  • Photos by Claire Esker/22nd Century Media Attendees hold up signs during the New Trier High School District 203 Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 20, at Cornog Auditorium on the school’s Northfield campus.

    Supporters, detractors express opinions on NT Seminar Day in packed auditorium

    February 21, 2017 By Daniel I. Dorfman, Freelance Reporter News, School
    With New Trier High School’s all-day seminar on race planned for Tuesday, Feb. 28, passionate rhetoric was heard on all sides of the issue at the district’s Monday, Feb. 20 school board meeting.
  • Quincy Howard, 11, of Wilmette, representing Alexander Hamilton, meets George Washington (portrayed by Terry Lynch) during a Presidents’ Day event on Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Wilmette Historical Museum. Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media

    George Washington tells life story at Wilmette Historical Museum

    February 20, 2017 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News
    In recognition of Presidents’ Day, the Wilmette Historical Society invited actor Terry Lynch to portray George Washington, telling how the country’s first president came into power during an event on Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Wilmette Historical Museum.