• The Nelson family listens to speakers at the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Cook County event.

    Family of murdered Wilmette native raise mental illness awareness

    August 16, 2017 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News
    The Nelson family, of Wilmette, has suffered unimaginable pain due to the tragic and untimely death of their son, Grant, who died over the Memorial Day weekend while working as an Uber rideshare driver.
  • Menaker, who grew up in Wilmette, played college softball at Cornell University.

    Wilmette native scores job as reporter with Big Ten Network

    August 15, 2017 By Jacqueline Glosniak, Contributing Editor Life & Arts
    Growing up on the North Shore, Elise Menaker was a self-described tomboy.
  • Loyola graduate Thomas Smart looks to make a play during Oakton Community College’s 2017 season. Photo Submitted

    Alumni Spotlight: LA grad Smart named NJCAA All-American, set to play at UIC

    August 15, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports

    To be named as one of the best in your craft, regardless of what it is, is always an honor.

  • PHOTO SUBMITTED Loyola’s 2017 Fausone medalist Tom Fitzgerald (center) poses with Dr. Mary Ellen Fausone and William Fausone, whose daughter Molly is the namesake of the medal.

    Loyola teacher receives Fausone Medal for inspirational presence

    August 15, 2017 By Submitted Content News, School

    At the end of each academic year, Loyola Academy’s Dumbach Scholars Honors Program awards the Fausone Medal to an inspiring member of the Loyola community.

  • Members of the Quality of Life Task Force check out a homeless encampment in the city of Worcester, Mass. Photo courtesy of Worcester Magazine/Steven King photographer

    Wilmette native uses geography to study homeless

    August 15, 2017 By Eric DeGrechie, Editor News
    Dale L.W. Watt believes geography can play a huge part in making the world a better place.