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  • Kishwaukee Hospital to host Latch On breast-feeding event

    DeKALB – Kishwaukee Hospital’s Breastfeeding Center will host a Latch On event Saturday.  “Latch-on ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:02 am
  • Sycamore School District 427 tax abatement talks continue

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore School District 427 Board has looked over the preliminary draft of its plan for tax abatement restructuring.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Informal and formal milk sharing options available in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Geness Juraska is happy to share what she doesn’t need with other mothers, including her extra breast milk.
    July 28, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Greyhound service comes to NIU

    DeKALB – Students attending Northern Illinois University this fall will have another option for traveling to the university from Chicago and from poin ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • Police arrest woman in connection with DeKalb apartment fire

    SYCAMORE – A request to reduce bond was denied Tuesday for an Evergreen Park woman who prosecutors say started a fire at her boyfriend's DeKalb apartm ...
    July 28, 2015 - 12:51 pm
  • Mumps outbreak centered at U of Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – More than two-thirds of the state's 73 known cases of mumps are in Champaign County, according to the Illinois Department of Public H ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Obama addresses Republican criticism of Iran nuke deal

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their a ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • State retirees contacted about working if strike

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration has been contacting retired state employees to determine if they're willing to come back on ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • DeKalb patrol officer died over the weekend

    DEKALB – Patrol officer Thomas Reilly died in his home Saturday morning, DeKalb Police Chief Gene Lowery said at a city council meeting Monday. 
    July 27, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • U.S., Turkey plan for ‘safe zone’ free of IS in northern Syria

    BEIRUT – Turkey and the United States have agreed on the outlines of a plan to rout the Islamic State group from a strip of Syrian territory along the ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • More residents feel pain as budget impasse drags on

    CHICAGO – As she drops off her 4-year-old son at a Chicago daycare to head for a job she loves, Stacy Rutledge wonders how she’ll keep doing it once s ...
    July 28, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Opening statements made in late officer’s trial

    CHICAGO – A prosecutor said a man being tried for allegedly killing a Chicago police officer in 2010 hated police and surprised the officer as he chan ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • July 28 police reports

    DeKalb cityTravis Y. Butler, 31, of the 700 block of North 12th Street, DeKalb, was charged Saturday ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • 2 jailed after home invasion attack in DeKalb

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man and woman who police say were among a group that forced their way into a DeKalb apartment, dragged out one of its occupants an ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Fatal car crashes in 2015 same as last calendar year in DeKalb County

    SYCAMORE – It’s only July, but there have been as many car accidents and traffic deaths in DeKalb County this year as there were in all of 2014, DeKal ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you want to happen to the vacant building at First Street and Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb?
    Rehab it
    Knock it down and build new
    Whatever brings new business there quickest