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  • Sycamore man faces drug charges after undercover police operation

    SYCAMORE – A 21-year-old Sycamore man faces felony drug charges for attempting to sell prescription pills to an undercover police officer.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 10:12 am
  • Foundation creates Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation has announced a new fund, the Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund, created by the estate of Sharon Dowen.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Lions grill pork chops for Pioneer Day

    The Genoa Lions grilled pork chops, hot dogs and bratwurst for this year’s Pioneer Day on Aug. 28 sponsored by Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society. The ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Walk & Roll for Mobility raises $1,100 for VAC

    The third annual Walk & Roll for Mobility in September successfully raised $1,100 for the Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb County.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Goodwill seeks volunteers for free tax prep program

    Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois is seeking volunteers for its GoodTAXES program in the Rockford regional area and in DeKalb.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am

    Starzyk graduates from basic trainingU.S. Air Force Airman Arden E. Starzyk graduated from basic mil ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Ex-Illinois youth prison to reopen as 'life skills' facility

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday ordered a former youth prison to be reopened as a center designed to reduce recidivism in his ongoing effort ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • A decade of crop loss from hurricane in Haiti

    LES CAYES, Haiti – As Hurricane Matthew roared across southwestern Haiti, Joselien Jean-Baptiste huddled with his family while the wind whipped at his ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Experts worry about vote turmoil on Election Day

    ATLANTA – New ID requirements. Unfamiliar or distant polling places. Names missing from the voter rolls.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Students tour firms, explore engineering options

    SYCAMORE – John Limberis said he wants a job where he can work with his hands, and the tour he took Friday with other area high school students helped ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Police recover illegal handgun after report of robbery in DeKalb

    DeKALB – It started with a man’s report that three people had stolen $2,800 in cash from him. After a 7˝-hour search for the money, police found it in ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Sycamore City Council considers city clerk salary increase

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council will vote on a gradual increase of the city clerk’s salary during its meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the Council Cha ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • DeKalb clerk gets hefty pay raise

    DeKALB – Aldermen couldn’t agree to give themselves a raise, but they did approve a hefty hike in the city clerk’s pay.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Sycamore girl collects Halloween costumes for charity

    DeKALB – There’s bound to be a few more witches and princesses, lions, superheroes and more knocking on doors looking for treats this Halloween, after ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • 'Come on, man,' President Obama says, rolling his eyes at Donald Trump

    CLEVELAND – Rolling his eyes at the Republican nominee, President Barack Obama mocked Donald Trump's purported business acumen and newfound rage again ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 2:21 pm
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