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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

Six people sitting at a long desk with flags behind them and the city of Evanstons logo.

New students, new leaders: Get to know Evanston politics

August 12, 2022

With a population of just over 78,000, Evanston’s midsize political landscape is marked by a contrasting combination of big-city issues and small-town relationships.  The city’s history is shaped...

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A timeline of Evanston’s city manager search

July 18, 2022

Evanston has tried to appoint a city manager for about two years, following the departure of Wally Bobkiewicz in 2019. But with two failed attempts to secure a permanent appointment, the search has not...

Mayor Daniel Biss sits at his desk at City Council. He sits in a black chair at a brown desk and is wearing a black and blue suit. The walls behind him are also blue.

Mayor Daniel Biss discusses turbulent city manager search during town hall forum

July 13, 2022

Mayor Daniel Biss addressed Evanston’s city staffing shortages and responded to resident concerns of a lack of transparency and diversity in the 14-month long city manager search in a Tuesday town hall...

Ald. Peter Braithwaite speaks into a microphone with one hand pointing.

City Council says goodbye to Peter Braithwaite and Kelley Gandurski at Monday meeting

July 12, 2022

Monday’s City Council meeting was full of goodbyes.  Councilmembers and Evanston residents honored Ald. Peter Braithwaite (2nd) and interim city manager Kelley Gandurski, in their final meeting before...

Two Evanston Police Department vehicles on the road.

Court dismisses most claims in lawsuit against city, former police chief

June 29, 2022

A district court dismissed multiple claims from a February 2020 lawsuit filed against former Chief of Police Demitrous Cook of the Evanston Police Department and the city of Evanston on Tuesday. Evanston...

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