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  • Hunter flown to hospital after brush with death

    KIRKLAND – A hunter was flown to a Rockford hospital Thursday after a search-and-rescue operation at the Kishwaukee River State Fish and Wildlife Area ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • Dog, owner reunite 3 years after escape

    DeKALB – Terri Maynard had given up hope of finding her dog Jessie when three years passed after the dog escaped from the family’s backyard in Kirkla ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • Kish College's president has overseen several changes in 1st year at helm

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College plans to continue its focus on student success in 2017, with President Laurie Borowicz entering her second year at the two- ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • U.S. report: Putin ordered effort to help Trump, hurt Clinton

    WASHINGTON – Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a hidden campaign to influence America’s presidential election in favor of Donald Trump over Hil ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 11:37 pm
  • Small percentage of hate crimes aimed at whites

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The horrific beating of a mentally disabled white man in Chicago by four black assailants broadcast on social media is highlightin ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • Ft. Lauderdale, Florida airport shooting: Police say 5 dead, 8 injured

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A gunman opened fire in the baggage claim area at the Fort Lauderdale airport Friday, killing five people and wounding eight b ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 2:56 pm
  • Donald Trump says hack had no impact on election after intel briefing

    WASHINGTON – After a briefing from the nation's top intelligence officials, President-elect Donald Trump said Friday he is confident Russians did not ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 2:32 pm
  • SeaWorld: Tilikum, orca that killed trainer, has died

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Tilikum the orca has died after more than two decades at SeaWorld Orlando, where he gained notoriety for killing a trainer in 2010 and ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 2:08 pm
  • Obama says he'd back Obamacare repeal if GOP has better plan

    WASHINGTON – Putting pressure on Republicans, President Barack Obama pledged Friday to publicly support repealing "Obamacare" if Republicans come up w ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 12:09 pm
  • Former NIU assistant, Kaneland grad P.J. Fleck to be head coach at Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS – P.J. Fleck, a former NIU assistant coach and player and Kaneland graduate, is leaving Western Michigan and heading to Minnesota to coach ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Trump to ask Congress to pay for border wall; tweets Mexico will pay for it, without details on how

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump on Friday tweeted that Mexico will reimburse American taxpayers for a new border wall and that U.S. money sp ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • U.S. adds 156K jobs; unemployment rate ticks up to 4.7 percent

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in December, capping a year of slower but solid hiring and providing the last major snapshot of the eco ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 8:56 am
  • KC’s Abel: manufacturing interest

    Max Abel of Genoa works at Greenlee Textron on the line as a CNC operator. He also attends Kishwaukee College in the automated engineering technology ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Ruud achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Preston Ruud, a member of Boy Scout Troop 16 chartered at Federated Church in Sycamore was recently awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achievab ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul’s hosts Epiphany celebration

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in DeKalb will celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany on Jan. 6, but this year will be singular with special guest the Right ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
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