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

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

The Daily Northwestern


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Year in review: Evanston government turnover in 2022

January 3, 2023

Content warning: This article contains mentions of sexual misconduct. As Evanston prepares for 2023 municipal elections, The Daily takes a look back at the turnover in Evanston city government and bureaucracy...

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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...

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John Fournier declines city manager position offer after multiple contract negotiations

May 27, 2022

John Fournier will not be Evanston’s next city manager after declining the offered position Friday, City Council announced. City Council and Mayor Daniel Biss voted 9-1 on Monday to appoint Fournier...

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City Council approves John Fournier as city manager

May 24, 2022

City Council and Mayor Daniel Biss voted 9-1 on Monday to appoint John Fournier as Evanston’s next city manager following a three-month search process at Monday’s meeting, amid backlash from residents....

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