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  • Illinois lawmakers propose biotechnology tax credits

    DECATUR – Two Illinois lawmakers have proposed a plan to offer tax credits to biotechnology businesses in hopes of boosting agricultural jobs in centr ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • Library of Congress store removes misspelled Trump poster

    WASHINGTON – An inauguration poster of President Donald Trump that included a misspelling in a quote has been removed from the online store of the Lib ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:34 pm
  • People for People Auction is scheduled for March 12

    The Indian Creek CCC will present the 34th annual People for People Auction on March 12.The auction ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Malta Lions to host breakfast

    The Malta Lions Club will host a Pancake Breakfast from 6:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Kishwaukee College Café Dining Room in Malta. Follow the signs ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • The new civics course in schools: How to avoid fake news

    WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – Teachers from elementary school through college are telling students how to distinguish between factual and fictional news — and ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • U.N. Security Council meeting sought over N. Korea missile test

    PYONGYANG, North Korea – The United States, Japan and South Korea have requested urgent diplomatic talks at the United Nations on Monday over North Ko ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:35 am
  • Judge to hear arguments on Dakota Access pipeline work

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A federal judge in Washington, D.C., is hearing arguments on whether to stop work on the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline until ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:34 am
  • Adele sweeps Grammys Awards with 5 wins, while Bowie wins 4

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even though Adele flubbed one of her live performances at the Grammys, she walked away the belle of the ball: She took home all fiv ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:28 am
  • 130,000 asked to evacuate near Northern California dam

    OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — At least 130,000 people were asked to evacuate in Northern California after authorities warned an emergency spillway in the co ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Feb. 13 police reports

    Information in police reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in police reports wh ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • 2 killed in dirt bike, ATV crash near Kirkland

    KIRKLAND – Two men died Saturday after colliding head-on while driving off-road vehicles on Cherry Valley Road north of Kirkland in DeKalb County.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • Trial set for DeKalb teen accused in 2016 shooting

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb teen accused of shooting two people in the Pleasant Street neighborhood in February 2016 plans to take his case to a jury in May.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • DeKalb City Council to hear downtown redevelopment plans

    DeKALB – A redevelopment plan for a series of downtown buildings, including the former Otto’s nightclub, may require a $3 million city contribution an ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • Fargo Skateboarding in DeKalb holds beginner lessons

    For Ariel Ries, owner of Fargo Skateboarding in DeKalb, riding a skateboard isn’t just a hobby – it’s a way of life.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Photos: Blind triathlete trains in DeKalb

    David Kuhn of DeKalb trains on Friday, February 3, 2017 at the Haish Gym DeKalb.  Kuhn, a blind competitive triathlete, began losing his vision after ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 4:30 pm
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