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Winnetka family behind nationwide Lemonade 4 Leukemia fundraiser

by Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News, Community

If there was ever a person who could turn lemons into lemonade, it is Winnetka’s 5-year-old Reese Felderman.

At age 3, the youngster was diagnosed with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia or JMML — an aggressive form of...

Green Bay Trail Day ‘a true collaboration’

by Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News, Community

The Friends of the Green Bay Trail welcomed more than 400 visitors to Trail Day Saturday, Aug. 3,  teaching guests how the picturesque path is a superhighway of information aimed at nurturing the earth along with the body, mind and soul. 


Kids' ideas impress local business leaders at inaugural Idea Tank

by Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News, Community

They are young people with some great ideas.

They are among the 55 budding entrepreneurs ages 8-14 who gathered from the Chicago and the North Shore areas to pitch their ideas to a panel of Chicago-based “Shark” judges...