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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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  • Man struck by Metra train died in suicide

    An Evanston man killed Friday afternoon when he was struck by a commuter train near Metra's Wilmette station died in a suicide, the Cook County medical examiner determined today. The man, 76, died from multiple injuries suffered when the train struck...
  • No-nonsense CEO runs second-biggest bank in Chicago area

    No-nonsense CEO runs second-biggest bank in Chicago area
    On a September evening, in a large tent pitched outside his bank in downtown Lake Forest, Ed Wehmer took the microphone and addressed 350 people celebrating the 20th anniversary of what is now Wintrust Financial Corp. The jocular 57-year-old is known...
  • Inmate accused of trying to hire hit man

    Inmate accused of trying to hire hit man
    A Buffalo Grove man in custody for a domestic violence conviction was charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill the woman he had previously battered, officials said. Mikhail "Mike" Gelzin, 53, appeared in bond court today where he was ordered held...
  • Ex-Wilmette parks golf pro to fight theft charge

    A Northbrook man charged last week with stealing more than $10,000 from the Wilmette Park District wants a speedy trial to clear his name, his lawyer told a judge today. “We do look forward to our day on court,” said Park Ridge attorney Frank...
  • July 16: Midday Fix - Plant care in hot weather

    July 16: Midday Fix - Plant care in hot weather
      Tony Fulmer Retail manager at Chalet Landscape, Nursery & Garden Center Free educational seminar: “Watering Simplified” Thursday, July 19, 6:30 to 8 p.m. and Friday, July 20, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Chalet Landscape, Nursery & Garden Center 3132...
  • Remarkable Woman: Sue Markgraf

    Remarkable Woman: Sue Markgraf
    Sue Markgraf has been in the public relations arena for nearly 30 years, but she shuns the word "publicist." She kind of makes this little face when it comes up. "I'm a media relations professional, not a 'PR person,'" says Markgraf, 51, founder and...
  • Condolences to WGN radio, TV legend Roy Leonard on loss of his wife

    Condolences to WGN radio, TV legend Roy Leonard on loss of his wife
    I'm very sad that the wife of one of my Chicago broadcast heroes has died. Sheila Leonard was an caring, elegant, lovely person and mother of six as you'll read below. As Roy covered the entertainment scene in Chicago for 31 years, she was a lover of...
  • John Francis (Jack) Callahan

    John Francis (Jack) Callahan
    CALLAHAN, JOHN FRANCIS John Francis (Jack) Callahan died peacefully at age 94 on Sunday, February 19, 2012, in Laguna Beach, California. Jack resided in Costa Mesa, California since 1960. Jack was a happy, loving and optimistic soul, who lived a storied...
  • Mistrial declared in Wilmette theft, forgery case

    Mistrial declared in Wilmette theft, forgery case
    Marietta Egen has waited for years for her day in court, when she could face the man authorities said stole $225,000 from her. The Wilmette woman got her chance Tuesday when Donald Dayton Lukens went on trial in Skokie, nearly two years after his...
  • Legal settlement to force completion of Deep Tunnel

    Legal settlement to force completion of Deep Tunnel
    Federal and state authorities today unveiled a legal settlement intended to finally complete the Deep Tunnel, the Chicago region’s massive flood- and pollution-control project. Relief from swamped basements and sewage overflows still is years away,...
  • January 24: Focus on Family - Cabin Fever Remedies

    January 24: Focus on Family - Cabin Fever Remedies
    Cabin Fever Remedies for Kids in Chicago Mom & Tot Bowling at Pinstripes Pinstripes is an upscale and sophisticated entertainment / dining facility where you can bowl or play bocce ball. There are two locations: in Northbrook and South Barrington. On...