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Betsie Hicks (left), owner of Frank and Betsie’s restaurant in Glencoe and a graduate of New Trier, speaks with Stephen Colbert on “The Late Show.” (Photo Courtesy of CBS YouTube Page)
Libby Elliott, Freelance Reporter
5:14 am CST December 7, 2018

Betsie Hicks, a Highland Park resident and Glencoe restaurateur got 15-minutes of fame — literally ­— when she made an impromptu appearance recently on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” 

CBS’s hugely popular late-night talk show draws an average of 3.83 million viewers a night. Hick’s appeared in a segment of the show that aired at 10:30 p.m. the evening of Oct. 29, taking many of her unsuspecting friends by surprise as they watched the show from their homes.