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No threat found after false lockdown alarm at New Trier

by Megan Bernard, Contributing Editor News, Breaking

The lockdown was activated in error, according to a tweet posted at 2:25 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, from the Winnetka Police Department’s Twitter account.

In the tweet, the police said: “The Winnetka Campus was in lockdown. It was activated in...

Swastika graffiti found in Wilmette Junior High bathroom

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor News, Breaking, School

Just one day after students alerted Wilmette Public Schools District 39 officials of an offensive Instagram post...

Update: Instagram post alludes to violence at Highcrest, contains racial hate speech

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor News, Breaking

Officials at Wilmette Public Schools District 39 are working with the Wilmette Police Department following an alleged anonymous Instagram post from Wednesday, Oct. 9, “alluding to violence and racial hate speech” at Highcrest Middle...