The Daily Northwestern

Evanston Fire Department rescues swimmer from Lake Michigan

Samantha Handler, Copy Chief

September 20, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

The Evanston Fire Department rescued a swimmer in distress Thursday morning who remains in critical condition, according to a news release. EFD was dispatched to a home at 8:46 a.m, in the 2700 block of Sheridan Rd., where...

City to donate $5,000 to Flint Water Fund

Nora Shelly, Reporter

January 28, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl announced Thursday the city will donate $5,000 to help those affected by the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The donation will go to the Flint Water Fund, which is managed by the United Way of Gene...

Body found on Lake Michigan shoreline

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

January 8, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A man was found dead in Lake Michigan Friday at approximately 1:10 p.m., Evanston police said. Chicago police were searching for a suicidal man who had been reported missing when their officers discovered a body, clothes and...

Local governments approve Evanston to supply Des Plaines with water

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 6, 2014

Filed under City, Local

Four village boards voted Monday night to approve an agreement for Evanston to supply Des Plaines with up to 5 million gallons of potable water a day starting in 2015. The Illinois village boards of Palatine, Arlington Heights,...

D65 to expand place-based science education program

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

May 2, 2014

Filed under City, Education

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 plans to expand a program that teaches about local water issues through dance and movement using federal money the Illinois Coastal Management Program awarded to the district last month. LakeDance, a “place-based" education pro...