Winds carried smoke from a wildfire in Minnesota to the North Shore on Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
The Winnetka Village Council approved a resolution to urge the General Assembly to pass pension reform and other highlights from Tuesday's meeting.
In a meeting populated mostly by local Boy Scout Troop 20, Winnetka village trustees discussed issues related to committee membership and pension reform. Below are highlights from the meeting.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
A recap of incidents reported to police in Northfield from Oct. 11-18.
The following items are taken from Northfield Police Department reports. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt. The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Oct. 18 Residential Burglary: A home in the 300 block of Sunset Drive was broken into while the residents were away. Police were alerted to the break-in at 6:22 p.m. Police reported more than $10,000 worth of jewelry and other items were stolen. No Driver's License: A Highwood man, 20, was pulled over at the intersection of Willow and Old Willow roads at 3:30 p.m. for illegally passing another vehicle. The driver was arrested after police discovered he had never been issued a U.S. driver'…
Saturday, September 18, 2010
A summary of crimes reported in Glencoe from Sept. 9-15.
The following items are taken from the Glencoe Public Safety Department. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt. The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Sept. 9 Suspicious Incident According to reports, a plastic bag with a white powder was found at the corner of Sheridan Road and Ravine Glade Street at 2:13 p.m. The substance was determined to be baking soda. Stray Dog Officers received a call about two cockapoo dogs off their leash and reportedly out of control at 5:34 p.m. in Watts Park, 300 block of Randolph Avenue. Sept. 10 Bicycle Damaged Officers received a report that a bicycle left over the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashana at …
Thursday, September 16, 2010
The remodel will streamline processing, operations for first responders.
Glencoe's 1950s-style public safety department is about to get a facelift. The ground floor offices have been cleared out as the building readies for an interior reconstruction beginning Monday. "The station is completely gutted on the first floor. Everyone is in the basement. I'm the only one left," said Public Safety Director Michael Volling. "In my office, they took out all the filing cabinets. The only thing I have left is my desk." The renovation is part of a bond measure approved by voters in 2008 to rehabilitate Glencoe's aging public facilities. The city approved $489,000 to renovate the combined police, fire and emergency medical technician services facility on Hazel Street. While the station may have been good enough in the days …