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  • Tanzania Development Support group to sponsor Water Walk

    Tanzania Development Support, a nonprofit organization based in DeKalb, is sponsoring a “Water Walk” fundraising event that will give local residents ...
    April 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Farmers market workshops offered

    As the 2017 farmers market season draws near, managers already are preparing for opening day.Andy La ...
    April 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Voters forgive Trump's latest reversal on key issues – to a point

    WASHINGTON – What’s wrong with being flexible? All presidents change their minds. He’s only human.Pr ...
    April 15, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Afghanistan says massive U.S. bomb killed 36 militants

    KABUL, Afghanistan – The biggest non-nuclear bomb ever dropped in combat by the U.S. military killed 36 militants in eastern Afghanistan, officials sa ...
    April 15, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Arkansas' multiple execution plan appearing to unravel

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas' already compromised plan to execute eight men by the end of the month appeared to unravel Friday, with a judge blocking ...
    April 15, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Trump strategy on North Korea includes 'maximum pressure and engagement'

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration has settled on its North Korea strategy after a two-month review: “Maximum pressure and engagement.”
    April 15, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Rauner opposes bill allowing taxpayer-funded abortions

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner pledged Friday to veto a Democratic-backed measure that would allow the state to cover abortions for its employees and ...
    April 15, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • Railroad crossing work to close part of Route 23 for a week

    GENOA – Part of Route 23 east of Genoa will be closed for about a week starting Monday, for work to be done on the CP Railway crossing just north of s ...
    April 14, 2017 - 11:24 pm
  • Participants sought for 2017 Memorial Day Parade in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Members of the public are encouraged to show their patriotic side by participating in DeKalb’s Memorial Day Parade on May 29.
    April 14, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • NIU staff meteorologist laid off

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Staff Meteorologist Gilbert Sebenste was let go after 19 years.
    April 14, 2017 - 11:24 pm
  • Pastors in DeKalb County area prepare messages of faith for Easter

    With the season of Lent coming to a close, local pastors are preparing messages of God’s love through the story of Jesus Christ’s resurrection to shar ...
    April 14, 2017 - 11:22 pm
  • Construction in the works for Sycamore Park District's Action 2020 projects

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District’s new $13 million recreation campus is starting to take shape at the 25-acre construction site along Airport Roa ...
    April 14, 2017 - 11:24 pm
  • NIU grads hook investor on 'Shark Tank'

    CHICAGO – Did you see that? If you missed it, Northern Illinois University graduates Joe Parisi and Adam Havey just landed a new partner on ABC's “Sha ...
    April 15, 2017 - 8:28 am
  • Photos: Good Friday service at Immanuel Lutheran Church in DeKalb

    Rev. Marty Marks and Rev. Ray Krueger give a Good Friday service on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in DeKalb. Good Friday is the C ...
    April 14, 2017 - 6:04 pm
  • St. Paul’s taking orders for annual Lobster Boil

    St. Paul's Episcopal Church in DeKalb, in collaboration with the Episcopal Church Women Ministry, is taking orders for the annual Lobster Boil fundrai ...
    April 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
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