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  • Area veterans earn awards

    Three members of AMVETS Post 90 were recognized as having demonstrated the Power of One through their individual efforts to improve the lives of veter ...
    NEW: Oct. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Lucky Duck’ race winners announced

    A terrific day was had by all who attended the 2015 Great Genoa Duck Race hosted by the Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce. Congratulations to the followi ...
    NEW: Oct. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore History Museum wins Award of Excellence

    The Sycamore History Museum was recently recognized with an Award of Excellence from the Illinois Association of Museums for the exhibit “Connecting a ...
    NEW: Oct. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Series for home-school families offered

    The University of Illinois Extension is offering a once-a-month environmental education series for home-school students and their attending adult lear ...
    NEW: Oct. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oct. 10 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 ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Police share surveillance photos of robbery suspect

    DeKALB – Investigators have released images of a man attempting to use a credit card that was stolen during a robbery near Northern Illinois Universit ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Company pulls request for medical marijuana dispensary special-use permit

    SYCAMORE – A company has pulled their request for a special-use permit to operate a medical marijuana dispensary at 1985 Gateway Drive, a property sou ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • DeKalb Public Library prepares for transition

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Public Library will be closed for six weeks starting in December as the library’s collection, equipment and furnishings are moved ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • 6 months later, Fairdale continues rebuilding

    FAIRDALE – Six months to the day a tornado killed two residents and left a path of destruction in the tiny unincorporated part of Kirkland, recovery o ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • NIU rededicates memorial to honor fallen World War II student-athletes

    DeKALB – Robert Marty seemed to have slipped through the cracks of time and history.Of the eight nam ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Kishwaukee welcomes Rothmeyer as director of ARR

    Michelle Rothmeyer has joined Kishwaukee College as the director of admissions, registration and records. She assumed her position July 17.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • IVVC names September students of the month

    Indian Valley Vocational Center in Sandwich recently announced its September 2015 Students of the Month.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Excellence in Education Awards nominations sought

    Community members are invited to nominate teachers, support staff and administrators from schools in DeKalb County for a 2016 DeKalb County Excellence ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • CROP Walk set for Oct. 18

    Every harvest season for more than 50 years, community groups in DeKalb County have participated in a walk event that supports hunger issues throughou ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Opportunity House, Kish College will host art show

    Opportunity House clients who participate in the Learning for Life program offered through Kishwaukee College created artwork modeled after well-known ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Have you donated to the Fairdale tornado recovery effort?