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Wilmette
Water activities and other fresh air amusements flourish in the North Shore Chicago suburb. Read more about Wilmette IL
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  • Number of Illinois school districts in financial distress doubles

    Number of Illinois school districts in financial distress doubles
    A disturbing number of Illinois school districts are in poor to dire financial shape, with 121 getting low or dismal ratings in the state’s annual financial report card for schools. That’s more than double the number of districts in the...
  • PASSINGS: James C. Dowdle

    James C. Dowdle Executive helped expand Tribune's TV, Internet operations James C. Dowdle, 79, an executive who played a key role in the transformation of Tribune Co. into a major media conglomerate, died Monday of congestive heart failure at his home...
  • Winnetka, Wilmette police blotter: Jan. 13

    Winnetka, Wilmette police blotter: Jan. 13
    The following items were taken from police reports: Wilmette A resident in the 600 block of Maple reported on Jan. 8 that someone took a snow blower from their unlocked garage. The store manager at Jewel Foods at 411 Green Bay Road on Jan. 7 told...
  • Wilmette, Winnetka, Kenilworth police blotter: Feb. 17

    Wilmette, Winnetka, Kenilworth police blotter: Feb. 17
    The following items were taken from police reports: Wilmette A resident in the 700 block of Washington reported an identity theft that happened last October. An I-Phone was stolen from an unsecured locker at the Michigan Shores Country Club on Feb....
  • Wilmette, Winnetka police blotter: Feb. 3

    Wilmette, Winnetka police blotter: Feb. 3
    The following items were taken from police reports. Wilmette A Chicago woman, 55, was charged with misdemeanor theft on Jan. 23 after she admitted to taking jewelry from a residence in the 1000 block of Ashland. The boyfriend of a woman in the 600...
  • Wilmette, Winnetka police blotter: Feb. 21

    Wilmette, Winnetka police blotter: Feb. 21
    The following items were taken from police reports. WILMETTE Files were reported stolen from a home in the 1200 block of Illinois on Jan. 21. Tires were reported slashed on a vehicle parked in the 1400 block Elmwood on Feb. 12 Two parents got into...
  • Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: Jan. 28

    Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: Jan. 28
    The following items were taken from police reports: Glenview A 43-year-old Wheeling woman was arrested on the 2600 block of Willow Road on Jan. 21 for not having a valid driver's license and failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident. A 26-year-...
  • Glenview man sentenced in Wilmette burglaries

    Glenview man sentenced in Wilmette burglaries
    A 25-year-old Glenview man arrested for breaking into vehicles in Wilmette last summer was sentenced this week to three years' probation and time already served in jail, court records show. Security video and graphics on a T-shirt led police to Robert...
  • Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: Feb. 3

    Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: Feb. 3
    The following items were taken from police reports: Glenview A 19-year-old Wilmette man was arrested on the 2500 block of East Lake Avenue on Jan. 21 and charged with criminal damage to property after an investigation into a Dec. 29 incident on the...
  • Dale T. Mortensen dies at 74; Northwestern professor won economics Nobel

    Longtime Northwestern University professor Dale T. Mortensen, who shared the 2010 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences with two other Americans for their work explaining how unemployment can remain high despite a large number of job openings, has died. He was...
  • Ebooks answer common and not-so-common pet behavior questions

    After writing this column for 13 years, I've answered somewhere around 2,700 questions. Some have been medical, but most have focused on pet behavior, from "accidents" (inappropriate elimination in cats is the most common) to aggressive pets and cats...