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Wheaton, IL, United States

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Highland Park hires Dan Woulfe as Giants football coach

Dan Woulfe, an Air Force graduate who led Westmont's football program from 2017-20, was approved as Highland Park teacher, coach by District 113 on April 26. → Read More

'The best day of my life': Deerfield High School dance instructor wins Golden Apple

Lured by a phony request to attend a meeting, Deerfield High School dance teacher Nikki Lazzaretto walked into the school auditorium to find it filled with family, friends, students, colleagues and administrators who erupted with cheers and applause at her arrival, as members of the Deerfield band struck up the Warriors fight song. Lazzaretto clapped a hand over her mouth and seemed to be… → Read More

Glenview boy, 9, already high on leader boards in road races

Willowbrook third-grader Jake Breen, 9, approaching elite times in distance road races → Read More

Dream opportunity: Titans' Martinelli headed to play at Northwestern this fall

Glenbrook South's Nick Martinelli commits to play basketball at Northwestern. → Read More

Dream opportunity: Titans' Martinelli headed to play at Northwestern this fall

Glenbrook South's Nick Martinelli commits to play basketball at Northwestern → Read More

Deerfield duo who 'teach kids how to be human' up for 2022 Golden Apple Awards

Out of hundreds of nominees statewide, two arts teachers from Deerfield High School are among 30 finalists vying for 2022 Golden Apple Awards. → Read More

'Phone a friend': Cook County sheriff, Northbrook police partner on crisis intervention program

A new partnership with the Cook County Sheriff's Office Treatment Response Team is bolstering the police department's 40-year history of handling crisis situations through its Counseling Services Unit. → Read More

Titans' finish in CSL South boys track meet is a first

Glenbrook South, fifth outdoors in Class 3A boys track and field in 2021, won its first indoor boys CSL South title → Read More

Serious injuries from head-on crash in Long Grove

Three people, including a 3-year-old girl, were hospitalized after a crash in Long Grove Friday. → Read More

Chabad of Illinois service for Ukraine draws 600 to Skokie

Prayer service convened by Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois draws 600 people to Skokie, 1,000 more via Zoom → Read More

Glenbrook South nips New Trier for sectional crown

Glenbrook South boys basketball records go back to the school's 1962 opening. Since then the Titans had never won a sectional championship. Until Friday. No. 1 seed Glenbrook South defeated No. 2 New Trier 55-52 at the Class 4A Glenbrook South sectional final in front of about 2,850 people in Glenview. → Read More

Three North Shore-area wrestlers place top 4 at state wrestling final

State champ Cummings, Collins, Odiotti make the podium at IHSA state wrestling meet → Read More

'They come in happy, and they leave happy': TikTok-famous Wake-n-Bakery opens in Northbrook

Wake-n-Bakery, a franchise of a popular coffee shop and bakery in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood, opened Feb. 7 at 2776 Dundee Road, Northbrook → Read More

'Underdog' Loyola tips Titans to reach sectional final

Loyola Academy and "underdogs" are rarely part of the same sentence. Yet that's what senior guard Angelina Giordano tells us of the Ramblers, 30-3 entering Thursday's Class 4A Glenbrook South sectional championship. "This was supposed to be a rebuilding season for us, but we kind of proved everyone wrong," she said. → Read More

Trevians' late 20-3 run pushes past the host Spartans

New Trier boys basketball rallied from a 13-point halftime deficit to beat Glenbrook North 53-50 in Northbrook → Read More

Rink royalty from Northbrook: He's a 2-time Olympian, she's a North American champ

Northbrook's Chuck Burke, 91, is the oldest surviving speedskater of the 1952 and 1956 Winter Olympics. → Read More

Ramblers bounce back from loss to earn 3rd in GCAC tourney

Loyola girls bounce back from defeat to hit free throws, turn Trinity over, take third place in GCAC tourney → Read More

The rematch: Trevians hand Titans 'uncharacteristic' loss

After losing by 20 points in Winnetka in December, New Trier dealt Glenbrook South a 51-45 loss in Glenview in rematch of two top programs → Read More

NIHL All-Star Games 'a very friendly environment' for young players

The first Northern Illinois Hockey League Premier Select All-Star games will be a happy memory for a lot of boys and girls → Read More

Glenbrook South scratches 50-year itch

Tying New Trier and Maine South, Glenbrook South captures share of first conference wrestling title since 1972 → Read More