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  • Wedding Revue enjoyed at Oak Crest

    Residents, volunteers, employees and guests of the DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest recently participated in a “Wedding Revue.”
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bread and Roses donates to Safe Passage

    Safe Passage Executive Director Mary Ellen Schaid and board member Lois Self recently accepted a gift of $1,100 from Bread and Roses member Jan Vander ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Take your backyard chicken skills to the next level

    Backyard chickens have become popular enough that most of us are acquainted with at least one "hen-thusiast."
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU hosts annual Family Fun Day

    Brigham Field was alive with football Friday, but not everyone on the turf was a Division I athlete.
    July 23, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 finance chief to address Kiwanis Club

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 Superintendent of Business and Finance Andrea Gorla will give an informal presentation about the district’s budget ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Postal inspector proceeds with attempt to suppress evidence

    SYCAMORE – The city’s police chief testified Friday that upon being pulled over, a federal postal inspector suspected of hiring a prostitute at a Syca ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • State says work can resume on NIU's Stevens Building project

    DeKALB – The state has officially sent notice to Northern Illinois University, the construction company and other principals that work may resume on t ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Sands: Local delegate's view of convention's final days

    On Tuesday, we made history: We nominated Donald J. Trump for president of the United States.Each st ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • DeKalb County pool attendance climbs with mercury

    GENOA – It’s been a great summer for swimming and lounging by the pool. The sun and hot weather are ...
    July 23, 2016 - 7:14 am
  • Suspect wearing wolf mask sought in DeKalb bank robbery

    DeKALB – Police are searching for a man who robbed a DeKalb bank wearing a wolf mask Friday afternoon.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner apologizes for calling teachers illiterate

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner apologized Friday for a 2011 email in which he characterized Chicago public school teachers as "virtually illiter ...
    July 22, 2016 - 3:29 pm
  • President Obama rejects Donald Trump's depiction of U.S. in crisis

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama fiercely rejected Donald Trump's depiction of an America in crisis on Friday, arguing that violent crime and illeg ...
    July 22, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • Ex-KKK leader David Duke says he plans to run for U.S. Senate

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced Friday on his website that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana.
    July 22, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump resurfaces debunked claims in speech

    WASHINGTON – Despite promising "the truth, and nothing else" in his convention speech, Donald Trump presented the nation with a series of previously d ...
    July 22, 2016 - 8:45 am
  • Jon Stewart says Donald Trump supporters 'don't own' America

    NEW YORK – Jon Stewart has told Donald Trump's supporters they can't take America back, because they "don't own" the country in a riff that mirrored h ...
    July 22, 2016 - 8:41 am
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