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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A graphic combining American flag imagery with a close-up image of Evanston, Illinois on a map. The shape of Evanston is outlined in tan with a red grid, with Lake Michigan in blue to the east and other areas of Illinois, colored in red with white stars, to the west.

Ald. Tom Suffredin projected to win 6th Ward aldermanic race

April 6, 2021

Ald. Tom Suffredin (6th) is projected to win the 6th Ward aldermanic race, receiving just under 62 percent of the vote, preliminary election results show. Suffredin faced off against Katie Trippi, who...

Lead On: “Sad, but all too predictable”

Lead On: “Sad, but all too predictable”

December 25, 2020

On the third and final episode of Lead On: Trump’s EPA, 2020 water testing and a new city law. We look at the Lead and Copper Rule’s future and where Evanston is going from here.  KALEN LUCIANO:...

Lead On: Drinking from a lead straw

Lead On: Drinking from a lead straw

December 24, 2020

KALEN LUCIANO: Last time on Lead On: DARRELL KING: We’re in full compliance with the Lead and Copper Rule. TOM NELTNER: So who you're going to miss are typically working families. You might miss...

In Focus: Loopholes in federal lead law left 5th Ward in the dark about what is in its water

In Focus: Loopholes in federal lead law left 5th Ward in the dark about what is in its water

December 22, 2020

Second Ward resident Regina Sant’Anna has helped her elderly neighbor carry hundreds of boxes of bottled water from her car to her home. Living on the border of the historically Black 5th Ward, Sant’Anna...

Lead On: A federal rule full of holes

Lead On: A federal rule full of holes

December 22, 2020

For about three decades, Evanston has collected nearly 440 water samples for lead testing. 60% came from the historically White and wealthy 6th and 7th wards. Only 1.8% came from the historically Black...

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