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New Trier High School students Blake Sammann (from left) and Luke Sherman are interviewed by Julia Pappageorge and Becca Winer inside the radio station of WNTH 88.1 FM. New Trier's annual Radiothon fundraiser will take place April 27. | Steve Schering/Sun-Times Media

WNTH students host annual Radiothon April 27

The Winnetka Public Library has unveiled their new "book nook," which will house the library's new releases and provide patrons a new area to relax and work. | Steve Schering/Sun-Times Media

Winnetka library unveils new ‘book nook’

The sun peeking through the windows of the Winnetka Public Library’s new “book nook” is a welcome sight for what was once a forgotten corner of the building.

New Trier High School seniors Jessica Shapiro (left) and Maddie Koeplin work on their shadow bike placed outside New Trier. The shadow bike was installed in memory of the 612 bicyclists who were killed in 2013. | Steve Schering/Sun-Times Media

New Trier students honor fallen cyclists with shadow bikes

A summer bike trip involving New Trier High School senior Maddie Koeplin provided all the motivation she needed for her recent school project.

Upcoming events at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District

The following events will be held at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District

<p>Image by <a href="" target="_blank">Drew Dies</a>, Flickr</p>

Things to do around the North Shore today, April 16

Grab a coat and head out for drinks and a show with our picks of the top ten things to do around the North Shore today.

Winnetka's Plan Commission and Zoning Board will look at ways to reduce vacancy rates by addressing changes to the village's retail overlay district. | Steve Schering/Sun-Times Media

Plan commission, zoning board to look at Winnetka overlay district

After reviewing several recommendations regarding the village’s retail overlay district, the Winnetka Village Council passed those recommendations to their lower boards for...

Gary Morrissey of Chicago discovered the Skokie Lagoons by accident during a bike ride from his Chicago West Ridge neighborhood a few years ago.| Karie Angell Luc/for Sun-Times Media

Volunteers take on invasive Buckthorn at Skokie Lagoons

The reminder email from Dave Kosnik of Evanston typically starts: “Greetings Skokie Lagoonites!” The Lagoonites are focused on restoration of the 894 acres of the Skokie Lagoons.

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Home care can prevent emergencies for common health problems

Patients suffering from chronic health conditions often have a higher quality of life and better prognoses when they are able to live at home...

<p>Snow&nbsp;returned to&nbsp;Chicago&nbsp;in the early evening on Monday, April 14. | Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times&nbsp;</p>

Record-low temperature in 20s could follow late-season snow

A mid-April snowfall that drew a collective sigh from Chicagoans late Monday afternoon was the precursor to some potentially record-breaking cold temperatures on Tuesday morning.

Police Blotter: Chicago man charged with driving on suspended license

The following arrests were listed among official police reports.

The cast of the Children's Theatre of Winnetka's performance of "The Music Man" rehearse at the Winnetka Community House. The cast will perform six shows from April 24-27. | Steve Schering/Sun-Times Media

Children’s Theatre of Winnetka to stage ‘The Music Man’

For many young performers in the Children’s Theatre of Winnetka the upcoming presentation of “The Music Man” will be their final time on a CTW stage.

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