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  • Bikers host benefit ride to honor slain officers

    Retired police officer John Azoo of Sycamore will never forget the sacrifices the police make every day. Even though he didn’t know the policemen who ...
    July 17, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Bicyclists not deterred by rain at annual Biking with Beanzie

    Bicyclists endured heavy rainfall this weekend during an annual tradition that aims to make DeKalb County a more bike-friendly place.
    July 17, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Benefit for Sycamore's Pay-It-Forward House helps fund respite house for families of hospital patients

    SYCAMORE – Barry Cohn was a guest at Sycamore’s Pay-It-Forward House in September 2014 while his wife was a patient at Kindred Hospital. The Streamwoo ...
    July 17, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • VIEWER GUIDE: Convention to show GOP's love-hate for Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON – The Republican Party consummates its love-hate relationship with Donald Trump at its national convention this week in Cleveland. Don't ex ...
    July 17, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • 3 Baton Rouge officers killed in shooting; suspect dead

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers investigating a report of a man with an assault rifle were killed Sunday, less than two ...
    July 17, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • President Obama condemns attack on Baton Rouge officers

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said Sunday the attacks on public servants and the rule of law "have to stop," after a second shooting spree targe ...
    July 17, 2016 - 2:58 pm
  • Chicago school construction furthers race, class segregation

    CHICAGO (AP) – Under Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Public Schools has spent millions on new schools and pricey additions while putting little effort int ...
    July 17, 2016 - 10:38 am
  • Police: Suspect wounds Milwaukee officer then kills himself

    MILWAUKEE – A domestic violence suspect opened fire on a Milwaukee police officer who was sitting in his squad car early Sunday, seriously wounding hi ...
    July 17, 2016 - 10:10 am
  • Cleveland, a fractured city, an apt place for GOP convention

    CLEVELAND – Donald Trump's effort to unite a splintered Republican Party around his candidacy is about to take center stage in a city that is itself d ...
    July 17, 2016 - 8:13 am
  • In tight race, Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk steps away from GOP

    CHICAGO – Sen. Mark Kirk made his second appearance in Chicago's gay Pride Parade this year. He broke ranks to support Democrat-backed gun control mea ...
    July 16, 2016 - 1:46 pm
  • Turkey quashes coup; Erdogan vows 'heavy price' for plotters

    ANKARA, Turkey – Forces loyal to Turkey's president quashed a coup attempt in a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire that left dozens dead Sat ...
    July 16, 2016 - 7:55 am
  • Donald Trump, Mike Pence don't agree on key social, economic policies

    WASHINGTON – When presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump was "pro-choice in every respect," Indiana Gov. Mike Pence compared abortion to the trag ...
    July 16, 2016 - 7:53 am
  • Islamic State group claims Nice attacker as a 'soldier'

    NICE, France – The Islamic State group claimed Saturday that the Tunisian man who barreled his truck into a crowd in the French resort city of Nice wa ...
    July 16, 2016 - 7:51 am
  • Zinio now available at Somonauk library

    Zinio, the world’s largest newsstand, is now available at the Somonauk Public Library.The Somonauk P ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 4-H project judging this week

    The DeKalb County 4-H program will host its annual 4-H General Project Show on Wednesday and Thursday at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Building in Syc ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
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