The Daily Northwestern

Other Evanstonians running for county/township office

Chris Kirk

October 27, 2009


Filed under City

Larry Suffredin for Cook County CommissionerCook County Commission Larry Suffredin filed petitions for re-election.Suffredin used to serve as Evanston's lobbyist.If re-elected, Suffredin will serve four more years on the Cook County Board of Commissioners, which sets policies and laws regarding publi...

Ousted city assessor runs for Cook County position

Chris Kirk

October 27, 2009


Filed under City

Evanston Township Assessor Sharon Eckersall, known for her continual conflicts with the City Council, filed as a Republican candidate for Cook County assessor Monday.If elected, Eckersall will guide the reassessment of property in Evanston and other northern suburbs in 2010."There is so much turmoil ...

Evanston Mayor, city manager travel to lobby DC, Springfield

Nathalie Tadena

October 26, 2009


Filed under City

A week after visiting federal legislators in Washington, D.C., Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz plan to discuss community concerns with state legislators during a trip to Springfield on Wednesday.The two trips, funded by taxpayer money, are meant to lobby for state and...

Blotter: Juveniles suspected of damaging house

Grace Johnson

October 26, 2009


Filed under City, Crime

Evanston resident's home damaged by suspected juvenilesAn Evanston resident reported damage to her house and vehicle Monday, police said.The woman heard a loud noise at 9 p.m. Sunday night and her dog started barking, but she did not investigate further, Evanston Police Cmdr. Tom Guenther said.Monday mo...

NU takes action in Wash U profiling

Ali Elkin and Ali Elkin

October 25, 2009


Filed under City

Correction appended.ST. LOUIS - After six black classmates were denied entry to a Chicago bar during a senior class trip earlier this month, their fellow students decided to take action.About 400 Washington University in St. Louis students held a town hall meeting to discuss actions they will take in...