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  • Goodwill Industries, Coworx Staffing Services to offer hiring event

    DeKALB – Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois is partnering with Coworx Staffing Services to offer a hiring event. 
    July 23, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Plans to expand Illinois convent draws opposition

    WOODSTOCK – A request from an order of nuns to expand their northern Illinois convent to include a boarding school, nursing home, winery, brewery and ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • July 24 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Coalition to give voice to medical marijuana patients

    CHICAGO – More than a dozen groups have formed a statewide coalition to make sure patients can get access to medical marijuana under Illinois' new pil ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • U of Illinois trustees approve deal for new medical school

    CHICAGO – University of Illinois trustees have agreed to a deal to finalize the structure of and financial arrangements for a new medical school in Ur ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • New Illinois law aimed at preventing public aid for the dead

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that aims to stop the state from accidentally sending welfare benefits to dead people.
    July 23, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Police: 3 dead in movie theater shooting, including gunman

    LAFAYETTE, La. – A gunman opened fire at a movie theater in Louisiana on Thursday evening, killing two people and injuring at least seven others befor ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Genoa to host movie event, farmers market

    GENOA – The Genoa Chamber of Commerce will host two events Saturday – Movies on Main Street and the monthly Genoa Farmers Market. 
    July 23, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Fairdale building permits under review

    FAIRDALE – Building permits soon could be issued to Fairdale residents affected by the April 9 tornado, allowing them to begin rebuilding in the next ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Barn outside Cortland burns to ground

    CORTLAND – A barn full of hay burned to the ground Wednesday night at 18489 Chase Road outside of Cortland.
    July 23, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • DeKalb County unemployment rate at 5 percent

    DeKALB – DeKalb County’s jobless rate fell to 5 percent in June, down from 6.4 percent in June 2014, according to preliminary figures released Thursda ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Exercise good for brain, even for those with Alzheimer's

    WASHINGTON – Exercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also offer some help once memory st ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • DeKalb County Long Term Recovery Corp., Kirkland fire receive donations

    FAIRDALE – A major donation has been made to the DeKalb County Long Term Recovery Corp. and Kirkland Fire Department to help with costs incurred from ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Senior Citizens' Health Fair showcases services, highlights budget fallout

    DeKALB – Scores of seniors perused tables at the senior fair hosted Thursday by local legislators and the Family Service Agency.
    July 23, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Changes to Child Care Assistance Program create woes for local parents, providers

    DeKALB – When Maria Lombardo learned this month about changes to the state’s Child Care Assistance Program, she was scared she would lose her assistan ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Would you cross a picket line in order to work or shop?
    Not if I thought the strike was justified