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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

The Lake Michigan beach at sunrise.

Evanston to reopen beaches across city Saturday

May 26, 2022

Evanston residents looking to catch a tan or dip their toes in Lake Michigan are in luck — the city announced it will open its beaches for the season on Saturday.  Open until Labor Day, which falls...

The underside of a car is shown with a hand reaching for a catalytic converter with a scared expression.

EPD hosts catalytic converter marking event to deter theft

May 15, 2022

To curb the recent rise in catalytic converter thefts, Evanston Police Department got creative this weekend.  With bright orange spray paint and a stencil, EPD officers marked “EPD” on around 300...

A group of people are sitting at tables eating their dinner at Double Clutch Brewery.

Meals on Wheels Northeastern Illinois celebrates first in-person gala since 2019, meets fundraising goal

May 8, 2022

Meals on Wheels Northeastern Illinois reached its fundraising goal of $125,000, at its first in-person fundraising gala since 2019 on Friday. The Evanston nonprofit prepares and delivers meals to senior...

Two Evanston police cars are parked along the side of a road.

Evanston sees string of catalytic converter thefts

April 24, 2022

Sixteen catalytic converters have been stolen from Evanston vehicles since March, according to police reports.  A catalytic converter is a device that decreases the toxicity of gasses emitted from...

Downtown Evanston.

Community leaders anticipate Northlight Theatre’s return to Evanston after 25 years in Skokie

April 19, 2022

Evanston resident Laurice Bell shared her experience watching the play “Fireflies” at Northlight Theatre, a nonprofit theatre company currently located in Skokie, with City Council during an April...

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