• Glenbrook North attack Chloe Meier (6) looks to fend off a stick check from Lake Forest defender Cat Nicholson (14) during a contest between the teams on April 18 at Lake Forest High School’s West Campus. Photos by Derek Wolff/22nd Century Media

    Girls Lacrosse: GBN unable to contain Lake Forest offense

    April 19, 2017 By Derek Wolff, Sports Editor Sports, High School

    The Lake Forest girls field hockey team set a goal coming into the 2017 season: finish each gameday with a 1-0 record.

  • Lise Schleicher crochets a heart in her home April 6. The owner of Basket Works has made more than 2,200 of the items since starting last year in an effort to raise awareness for the Peyton Heart Project, which aims to reduce the stigma around depression and suicide. inset: The tags on the hearts include positive messages. PHOTOS by Matt Yan/22nd Century Media

    One woman’s quest to bring joy into the world

    April 17, 2017 By Matt Yan, Editor News
    About a year ago, Lise Schleicher started crocheting hearts. It was a simple, mindless task that kept her hands busy during meetings. Soon she had made hundreds.
  • Grace Sung lunges for the birdie beside teammate Anna Byun in a doubles match on April 13 in Deerfield. Sarah Haider/22nd Century Media

    Badminton: Doubles losses make the difference as GBN edged by Deerfield

    April 17, 2017 By Sarah Haider, Assistant Editor Sports, High School
    Birdies weren’t the only thing flying high at the Spartans badminton match in Deerfield on Thursday, April 13.
  • Northbrook resident Melanie Mendelson offers free recipes for hundreds of dishes on her food blog, www.melaniecooks.com. Photo Submitted

    Northbrook woman turns passion for cooking into full-time food blog

    April 18, 2017 By Sarah Haider, Assistant Editor Life & Arts
    Northbrook resident Melanie Mendelson started a food blog after the birth of her first child as a way to organize her recipes. Nine years later, creating recipes for her blog www.melaniecooks.com has become her full-time job.
  • Glenbrook north’s Zach Knudson chows down on a burger at the annual competition between Glenbrook north and South students April 9 in Glenview. He led all competitors, finishing 14 burgers. Photo Submitted

    Burger Day crown returns to Glenbrook North

    April 17, 2017 By Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter News
    Chug-a-lugging hamburgers was the name of the game when athletes from Glenbrook South and Glenbrook North competed in Burger Day 2017 on April 9 at the Plaza del Prado McDonald’s restaurant in Glenview.