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  • Thanksgiving weekend shoppers spent less because of discounts

    NEW YORK – Thanksgiving weekend shoppers picked up hot toys, TVs and new Apple products, buying both online and in stores, but spent less per person b ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Local shops in DeKalb, Sycamore draw crowds on Small Business Saturday

    Business was booming Saturday at My Favorite Things in DeKalb, as area residents flocked to local stores in downtown DeKalb and downtown Sycamore to d ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Fox Valley Older Adult Services gets ready for #GivingTuesday

    Fox Valley Older Adult Services has joined a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Entering its fifth year, #Giv ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Women's Club discuss antiques

    Ann Busse Tucker gave a presentation titled "Discovering Antiques" at the DeKalb Women's Club meeting on Nov. 4 at the DeKalb Elks Lodge. The club mee ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • TAILS receives community foundation grant

    TAILS Humane Society Executive Director Michelle Groeper (left) accepts a check from DeKalb County Community Foundation board member Kristina Garcia f ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Trauma certification training supported through grant

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation recently approved a $5,500 Community Needs Grant for the DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau. The grant will be ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Lions Shelter installed at new forest preserve

    The Sycamore Lions recently presented a check to cover the cost of the new Sycamore Lions Shelter installed at the Sycamore Forest Preserve. The check ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Cuba's Fidel Castro, who defied U.S. for 50 years, dies at 90

    HAVANA – Former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to an improbable victory in Cuba, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • Oil pipeline: Trump's stock in company raises concern

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn tha ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Death toll in Iraq bombing rises to 73

    MOSUL, Iraq – The death toll from a car bombing south of Baghdad claimed by the Islamic State group rose to 73 on Friday, including about 40 Iranian p ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Stores try to cater to savvier customers on Black Friday

    NEW YORK – Even people who said they’d already done their shopping online came out for Black Friday to spend time with family members or just for the ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • With recounts looming, Trump adds new administration picks

    MADISON, Wis. – President-elect Donald Trump pressed forward Friday with two more administration picks, as failed Green Party candidate Jill Stein too ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Mayor's View: DeKalb in solid financial shape for 2017

    The DeKalb City Council and Finance Advisory Committee have met over the past several weeks. The topics have included the city’s financial policies, t ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • More rural acreages are becoming small food farms

    People with rural property have a wide variety of uses for it. Some like a large manicured lawn, others grow native fobs and prairie grasses, still ot ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Nov. 26 Police Reports

    DeKalb CountyNatey M. Ericson, 26, of the 23200 block of Larson Road, Sycamore, was charged Wednesda ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:16 pm
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