The Daily Northwestern

Illinois bank donates money for Facebook likes

Emily Chin, Reporter

October 9, 2014

First Bank & Trust is donating $2.50 to a different nonprofit organization each month for each “like” it gets on its Facebook page. The program, which raised $500 from August to the end of September, began in August...

As city’s birthday ends, Evanston150 lives on

Scott Brown, Reporter

January 7, 2014

In 1963, when Evanston turned 100 years old, the city celebrated with a massive lakefront party. When a steering committee began plans in 2009 for Evanston’s 150th birthday, they had bigger ideas. “We very quickly came...