• New Trier rising senior James Doan pulls a four-wheeler during one of the events of the conference lineman challenge Friday, July 18, at Glenbrook North. Photos by Joe Coughlin/22nd Century Media

    Lineman challenge brings out NT’s best

    July 22, 2014 By Joe Coughlin, Editor Sports, High School

    Tractor tires are not found on a football field.
    Neither are dump trucks, obstacle courses nor dumbbells, but on Friday, July 18, they all played their part in a unique football competition at the annual Central Suburban League Lineman Challenge at Glenbrook North.

  • One of 10 new renderings for the Gillson Park renovations, this image shows the new Langdon Beach House. Images Submitted

    Images bring life to Wilmette’s lakefront plan

    July 21, 2014 By Megan Maginity, Assistant Editor News

    Ten images recently released by the Wilmette Park District made the estimated $14 million lakefront project visual, stirring up discussion between residents and officials. 

  • Wilmette Village President Bob Bielinski addresses local business leaders at a State of the Village presentation July 16 at The Wilmette Theatre. Joe Coughlin/22nd Century Media

    Finances the focus of State of Village

    July 17, 2014 By Joe Coughlin, Editor News, Village

    There is some cheerleading for the Village of Wilmette in Bob Bielinski’s State of the Village presentation. But then the first slide ends, and it’s down to business. 

  • Sam (left) and Aaron Shepard pose in front of a golf course in Washington last year. After a trip to Hawaii this year, the duo will have golfed in all 50 states. Photos Submitted

    Wilmette father, son tee it up in all 50 states

    July 16, 2014 By Alan P. Henry, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    When Wilmette resident Aaron Shepard and his 18-year-old son Sam walk off the 9th green on a Maui golf course next month, it will be official.

  • Bears mascot Staley entertains park district campers July 9 at Highcrest Middle School in Wilmette. Photos by Joe Coughlin/22nd Century Media

    Staley riles up Sports Camp

    July 15, 2014 By Joe Coughlin, Editor News

    First Tommy, now Staley, only Clark and Southpaw remain.