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  • Photos: STEM Divas

    Young girls can take a workshop at Northern Illinois University to engage in their science, technology, engineering and math skills.
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • NIU students researching effects of lowering bar-entry age

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Student Association members are pressing on in their efforts to lower the entry age at bars in DeKalb from 21 to ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Treasurer accepting tax deferral applications

    SYCAMORE – The Tax Deferral Program for senior citizens seeking property tax relief has begun its application period, DeKalb County Treasurer Christin ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Teacher raising money for ‘Selma’ film trip

    DeKALB – Clinton Rosette Middle School teacher Treveda Redmond is raising money to take students to see “Selma,” the movie that depicts Martin Luther ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb, Sycamore face off as annual Castle Challenge raises $59K

    DeKALB – School pride was sprinkled all over Tanner Watkins on Friday night – particularly his face.
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 7:53 am
  • DeKalb County unemployment dropped through 2014

    DeKalb County’s unemployment rate fell consistently for most of 2014, ending the year at 4.9 percent, more than 3 percentage points lower than the Jan ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Jan. 31 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 ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner defends paying staff more than Quinn

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner defended paying his top staff members significantly more than his predecessor, explaining Friday that he will pay what is ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Balloon crew makes history crossing Pacific

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A pair of American and Russian pilots has traveled farther and longer in a gas balloon than anyone in history, trying to eliminate ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Prosecutors drop dozens of stash house sting charges

    CHICAGO – The U.S. attorney’s office in Chicago has quietly dropped dozens of serious narcotics conspiracy charges stemming from undercover stings inv ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Kirkland police plan DUI enforcement

    KIRKLAND – The Kirkland Police Department plans to conduct special patrols to crack down on drunken drivers and seat belt violations throughout Super ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Artillery fire kills at least 12 civilians in Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Artillery fire killed at least 12 civilians in the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Friday amid fierce fighting between pro-Russ ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • White House: Science indicates parents should vaccinate kids

    WASHINGTON – Amid the measles outbreak stemming from California, the White House is telling parents that science indicates they should vaccinate their ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Consumers fuel steady U.S. economy as rest of world struggles

    WASHINGTON – There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 1:42 pm
  • St. Mary's students celebrate teachers for Catholic Schools Week

    SYCAMORE – Kindergarten teacher Carol Nanfria was there to listen when 6-year-old student Sam Eich wanted to tell her about his new glasses.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:55 pm
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