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  • Pope Francis answers questions from children in new book

    "Dear Pope Francis,” 10-year-old Mohammed begins, “Will the world be again as it was in the past?” ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Asparagus plants can last decades

    Asparagus is a delicious and resilient perennial that can be grown anywhere from kitchen gardens to roadside ditches and flowery meadows. In raised be ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore United Methodist Church hosting 61st annual pancake supper

    The Men’s Club of Sycamore United Methodist Church is preparing for their 61st annual pancake supper. The men plan to serve more than 575 meals at thi ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KC Nursing hosts Honor Society induction

    The Kishwaukee College Nursing Program hosted an induction ceremony for the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society last month on campus. Ten second-year ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sue Lyon Book Sale needs books

    Needed: Books, books, books.The Sue Lyon Book Sale is looking for books – used books, leftover books ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee College plans Visit Day for prospective students, families

    Kishwaukee College will host a Visit Day on Feb. 15 for prospective students and their families. Ch ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • FamilyFarms Charities offers scholarships

    FamilyFarms Charities, the philanthropic arm of FamilyFarms Group, is offering two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors planning to pursue colle ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Learning center names Mathlete of the Month

    Mason Clark, a sixth-grader from Sycamore, was named Mathlete of the Month for January at Mathnasium, a private math learning center serving students ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb students advance to county spelling bee

    The DeKalb School District hosted its third annual spelling bee Jan. 21. Each middle school conducted a schoolwide bee to determine the top five stude ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Students build bridges, explore the world of engineering

    Students in Nonnie Scorzo's second-grade class at Lincoln Elementary School in DeKalb built bridges last week as part of a unit on engineering. The st ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KVAL group art exhibit at DeKalb Library reopening

    A fortunate opportunity presented itself with the recent DeKalb Public Library grand reopening.The l ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DAWC hosts talk on contributions of two women

    Meryl Greer Domina will offer a presentation on Fannie Lou Hamer, a civil rights activist, and Hedy Lamarr, an inventor and actress, from 7 to 9 p.m. ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Clothing and food drive at Green Tangerine Records

    Green Tangerine Records in Cortland will host a performance of local bands including Anemic Panda on Friday.
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Concert raises funds for community gardens

    The second annual community chorus event is a unique opportunity to hear four different area choruses, as well as a musical skit by the Stage Coach Pl ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:50 am
  • Indian Valley Band looking for musicians

    Come be a part of Indian Valley Community Band, which is now in its 30th year.The band’s repertoire ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of Shodeen's plan for building upscale apartments and a hotel in downtown DeKalb?
    Downtown DeKalb needs anything it can get
    The density of the development is too high for the area
    A good start, could work with some changes
    Approve as is