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  • Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

    WASHINGTON – If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal. But make the same assumption in on ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Face Time With Pat Bragg

    Pat Bragg has been birding for 20 years, moving from DeKalb to rural Sycamore about six years ago, partially to cultivate a habitat to support blue bi ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Sycamore getting new fire engine thanks to FEMA

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Fire Department is replacing a 35-year-old fire engine with a modern one, thanks to a grant from the Federal Emergency Management ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Driving review course offered to DeKalb-area residents

    DeKALB – A Rules of the Road review course will be available for all DeKalb-area residents.Secretary ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • DeKalb event to distribute school supplies, other resources

    DeKALB – Treveda Redmond just wants children to have the chance to be successful in the classroom.An ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Sycamore’s Turning Back Time Car Show keeps cruising

    SYCAMORE – Chuck Criswell thinks Glenn "Fizz" Ehrler would be on cloud nine if he could see what the Turning Back Time weekend car show is today.
    July 28, 2014 - 12:52 am
  • Malta celebrates cowboys with mounted shooting event

    DeKALB – With each pop from his pistol, 11-year-old Austin “Tuff Cookie” Cook claimed another balloon with the help of his galloping horse.
    July 27, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Groundbreaking kicks off DeKalb Public Library’s expansion

    DeKALB – DeKalb Public Library Director Dee Coover saw Saturday’s groundbreaking for the $24 million library expansion as a remarkable moment in DeKal ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

    VILLA PARK, Ill. – Comparing their campaign to the civil rights movement, fast food workers from across the country voted Saturday to escalate their e ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • EU sanctions weaken anti-terrorism efforts

    MOSCOW – Russia lashed out Saturday at the latest round of Ukraine-related sanctions imposed by the European Union, saying they endanger the fight aga ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • UN finds second black box of Air Algerie jet

    PARIS – French President Francois Hollande said Saturday he wants the remains of all passengers on the Air Algerie plane that fell from the sky and di ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Israel says it’s extending Gaza truce for 24 hours

    BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip – Hamas resumed rocket fire Saturday on Israel after rejecting Israel’s offer to extend a humanitarian cease-fire, the latest ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • 15 killed in Afghan attacks as vote count stops

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming police checkpoints across the south, killed at least ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Video shows American bomber in Syria

    BEIRUT – An al-Qaida-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country’s civil war, ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • North Korea fires short-range missile into sea

    SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Saturday, a South Korean defense official sai ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:01 pm
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