• Winnetka resident Courtney Schumacher (left), 14, competed on "American Ninja Warrior Junior." The episode airs Saturday, Oct. 13. She poses here with Meagan Martin, one of the show’s All Star Ninja mentors. Photo Submitted

    Winnetka teen to be featured on ‘American Ninja Warrior Junior’ Oct. 13

    October 12, 2018 By Libby Elliott, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    Winnetka’s own is among the debut show’s featured competitors: 14-year-old New Trier freshman Courtney Schumacher.
  • Kelly makes a play during a game.

    Northshore Trevians experience program first

    October 10, 2018 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, Youth
    As the number of kids playing tackle football drops in the United States, one thing that is actually on the rise is the number of girls playing youth football.
  • 13ninety’s Black & Blue burger ($10.25) is a half-pound burger served with lettuce, tomato, crumbled pepper jack cheese, bacon, avocado, pico de gallo, and is finished off with blue cheese. Photos by Martin Carlino/22nd Century Media

    13ninety blends modern trends with golf-course traditions

    October 11, 2018 By Erin Yarnall, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    For four months, Sunset Valley golf course in Highland Park underwent renovations — the course was updated, trees were taken out, hills were constructed and a brand new restaurant, 13ninety, was added to the clubhouse.
  • Sunset Ridge seventh-graders Lindsey George (left) and Hannah Clark created a project called More Peace, Please. The project (that will be pitched to Starbucks headquarters) turns an average Starbucks cup into an opportunity to remind others the importance of kindness. Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media

    Northfield students create personalized Starbucks cup to promote kindness

    October 10, 2018 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Sunset Ridge seventh-grade students Hannah Clark and Lindsey George are giving a cup of java a whole new jolt through their project, More Peace, Please.
  • Lauren Szwiec (center), a member of the board of the Women’s Exchange, raises her bag of glass in a toast to the future during an anniversary party Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Winnetka Community House. The donated glass will be hand-blown to create an oil lamp. Lois Bernstein/22nd Century Media

    Women’s Exchange celebration becomes first zero-waste Winnetka Community House event

    October 8, 2018 By Christine Adams, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    Organization marks 35 years in Winnetka.

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