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  • Fundraiser brings robots, cars to DeKalb High School parking lot

    DeKALB – DeKalb High School senior Garrett Farnum stood in his school parking lot along with a group of his friends while waiting to test drive a vehi ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • DeKalb Public Library to host concert, discussion

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St., will host a concert and discussion celebrating the spirit of Motown music and its influence on soul, ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Tips sought on attempted break-in near Sandwich

    SANDWICH – Crime Stoppers is seeking information on an attempted residential burglary in rural Sandwich.
    May 1, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Sycamore City Council to discuss sober-living house again

    SYCAMORE – The city of Sycamore and DeKalb County have reignited talks regarding the county’s proposal to use a home in the city as a sober living fac ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • May 2 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 ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Nepalese NIU students rally to raise money after earthquake

    DeKALB – Jyoti Shrestha didn’t hear about the magnitude-7.8 earthquake that struck her family’s home near Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, until the n ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Sycamore man gets 6 months in jail for domestic battery

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man pleaded guilty to domestic battery and aggravated stalking Wednesday and was sentenced to 180 days in the DeKalb County Jail ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Police: DeKalb woman stabbed husband with steak knife

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman was released on a $1,000 bail after she stabbed her husband with a steak knife, police said.
    May 1, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Legal fees in 'coffee fund' case cost NIU more than $64,000

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University paid more than $64,000 to cover legal fees for nine people charged in the coffee fund investigation, records sho ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby charges 6 Baltimore officers in Freddie Gray's death

    BALTIMORE – Baltimore's top prosecutor announced criminal charges Friday against all six officers suspended after a man suffered a fatal spinal injury ...
    May 1, 2015 - 10:12 am
  • South Prairie donates to Feed’em Soup

    The EarlyAct Club at South Prairie Elementary School in Sycamroe recently participated in a service project to benefit the Feed'em Soup programs in De ...
    April 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Lions present Citizens of the Year

    The Genoa Lions invited the 12 recipients of the Citizen of the Year Award and their parents to dinner on April 15.
    April 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Watsons and Horst in SUMC concert May 2

    One of the highlights of the Christmas and spring productions at Sycamore United Methodist has been the beautiful harmonies and lush guitar playing of ...
    April 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Community Action scholarships available

    The DeKalb County Community Action Department and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity announce the 2015‐2016 Community Servic ...
    April 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Church to host ’50s Diner fundraiser

    Even if you don’t remember the 50s, plan to live them again – or for the first time – on Friday at First United Methodist Church in DeKalb. Grab your ...
    April 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Would you feel comfortable on the road with self-driving semitrailers?