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Paris Martin, sophomore political science major, responds to a street interviews prompt. What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (Northern Star Graphic)

Street Interviews: Girl Scout Cookies

By Kahlil Kambui, Senior News Reporter | February 16, 2024

It's that time of year again, Girl Scouts around the country are selling their delicious Girl Scout cookies to fund their troops. Some of their most popular flavors of cookies include samoas, crisp caramel cookies with coconut and chocolate stripes;...

Local Girl Scout cookie sales to end March 20

By Northern Star staff | March 7, 2016

Local Girl Scouts will continue to sell cookies at nearby locations until March 20.The Girl Scout Cookie Program teaches girls skills like goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills and business ethics, according to a Girl Scouts of...

Girl Scouts to begin cookie booth sales

By Northern Star staff | February 19, 2016

Girl Scout cookie booth sales start at the end of February and Digital Cookie 2.0 will be available until the end of the cookie selling season.The Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois have rolled out an online cookie-selling program called Digital Cookie...

One hundred years of Girl Scouts

By Linze Griebenow | January 16, 2012

Since 1917, cookie sales have helped Girl Scouts of the USA to educate, empower and engage girls and teens into becoming future leaders of America. Started in 1912, 2012 marks the organization's 100 year anniversary and funds from cookie sales are crucial...

Girl Scouts use new cookie app for smartphones

By Melissa Mastrogiovanni | February 20, 2011

The Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois are one out of 20 other councils piloting a new cookie locator app, which launched in January. The new Girl Scout Cookie Locator app was featured as one of the top three free apps for Android market, said Ann-Marie...