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  • Asbestos found in 19 properties at Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park

    SYCAMORE – Nineteen homes at Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park tested positive for asbestos, but that hasn’t affected plans to demolish the area by t ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Judge defers ruling in case against former NIU police officer Andrew Rifkin

    DeKALB – A former Northern Illinois University police officer will have to wait before a judge decides whether to dismiss rape charges against him.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Illinois jobless rate falls to 6.2 percent, lowest since 2008

    CHAMPAIGN – Illinois' unemployment rate fell in December to the lowest it's been in almost seven years, 6.2 percent, the Illinois Department of Employ ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Sandwich man charged with selling pills to police

    SANDWICH – A DeKalb County judge set bond at $15,000 Friday for a Sandwich man accused of selling 10 oxycodone pills to an undercover police officer.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:16 am
  • APNewsBreak: White House reverses on Obamacare privacy problem

    WASHINGTON – Bowing to an outcry over privacy, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers' personal inform ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • Still an underdog, Rick Santorum weighing another White House bid

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Rick Santorum admits that most people probably don't remember how he rallied to kick off the 2012 presidential election with a win ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Army: Fort Hood lacked system to ID threat of 2014 rampage

    FORT WORTH, Texas – Fort Hood officials say there were no clear warning signs before a solider went on a deadly rampage last April that left four dead ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 1:01 pm
  • $2 gasoline: Good times keep rolling at the pump

    NEW YORK – At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • New generation enters line to Saudi throne as king mourned

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – As Saudi Arabia mourned its late ruler, King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud quickly set the course for the monarchy's future Fri ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • Pleasant Street neighborhood in DeKalb must attract new manufacturers

    DeKALB – In 45 years on Pleasant Street in DeKalb, Richard Lynch has seen his share of change, including the loss of businesses that used to be his ne ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • U.S. home sales rise in December

    WASHINGTON – More Americans purchased homes in December, yet total sales slipped in 2014 as first-time buyers struggled to find houses.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:56 am
  • Mardi Gras celebration planned in Somonauk

    St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 130 W. LaSalle St. in Somonauk, will host a Mardi Gras celebration from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 7.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:53 am
  • SUMC men to host 60th pancake supper

    The Men’s Group of Sycamore United Methodist Church is preparing for its 60th annual pancake supper. The men plan to serve more than 575 meals at this ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:53 am
  • Albert M. Zari Scholarship offered; apply by Feb. 2

    The Albert M. Zari Scholarship is available to students graduating or who have graduated from public high schools located within the following Illinoi ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:53 am
  • Kingston church schedules monthly supper

    The Kingston United Methodist Church monthly supper will be Saturday. Seating times are 5 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:53 am
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