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  • Photos: Corn Fest

    The weekend-long annual festival in downtown DeKalb kicked off on Friday. ...
    NEW: Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:22 pm
  • Police investigate pair of robberies near NIU

    DeKALB – Police are a pair of robberies that were reported in the Northern Illinois University campus.
    NEW: Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • NIU student faces sexual assault charges

    SYCAMORE – Bond was set at $100,000 Friday for a DeKalb man who police say held a woman against her will for 12 hours as he physically abused and sexu ...
    NEW: Aug. 28, 2015 - 4:54 pm
  • Tyler Elementary honors school officer Jose Jaques

    DeKALB – Tyler Elementary school honored school resource officer Jose Jaques with a surprise welcome assembly Friday. 
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • George W. Bush visits disaster zone, 10 years after Katrina

    NEW ORLEANS – Former President George W. Bush enjoyed sympathetic audiences in New Orleans and Mississippi on Friday as he returned to the region wher ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • Malta man faces charges after Racine sex sting

    DeKALB – A Malta man arrested in a child sex sting remained in a Wisconsin jail Friday. Police say R ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Buddy Benches ready for new year

    Woodbury Elementary School thanks Mrs. Vick, ACE Hardware for donating paint, and the Woodbury Primary Parents Association for getting the Buddy Bench ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Student receives hospitality scholarship

    Carrie Burt of DeKalb was awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Foundation.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Area FFA leaders attend camp

    Several members of the Somonauk-Leland-Sandwich Future Farmers of America chapter attended the Illinois FFA Leadership Camp at Allerton Park near Mont ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • IVVC hosts grand opening of new health wing

    Indian Valley Vocational Center in Sandwich hosted the grand opening of its new health wing Aug. 13.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. George Church to host fundraiser for Sept. 11 shrine

    We all know Sept. 11 is a national holiday called Patriot Day. You may not know the only house of worship destroyed by the terrorist attacks in 2001 w ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. John resumes regular schedule

    The Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod) will resume regular Sunday services at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sept. 6.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee College offers free ESL classes in DeKalb area

    The Adult Education and Transition Programs division at Kishwaukee College is offering free beginning and intermediate level English as a second langu ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KinderCare celebrates 30 years

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff recently congratulated KinderCare Learning Center on celebrating 30 years. KinderCare ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • On-air shooter threatened to make ‘headlines,’ showed anger

    ROANOKE, Va. – On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss’ hand as two police officers w ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:54 pm
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