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  • West Elementary students run with teacher in 5K race

    Jami Thompson challenged her fifth-grade students at West Elementary in Sycamore to run the Northern Illinois University College of Law 5K race with h ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:18 pm
  • Sycamore Middle School names students of the month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its students of the month for March. The sixth-grade students are Miranda Baker, Nathan Lee, Olivia King and Navi Rui ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:52 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 staff begin diversity training offered by NIU

    DeKALB – Dozens of DeKalb School District 428 faculty and staff are receiving special training to help students deal with social and cultural differen ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:14 pm
  • DeKalb police seek public's help to catch converter thieves

    DeKALB – Police are asking for the public’s help to catch a pair of suspected catalytic converter thieves.
    April 26, 2016 - 8:14 pm
  • SpartanTV offers Sycamore High School students hands-on experience

    SYCAMORE – From writing articles, to directing and shooting newscasts, Sycamore High School’s broadcast news club, SpartanTV, is almost entirely stude ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:03 pm
  • San Francisco police ensnared in 2nd racist texting scandal

    SAN FRANCISCO – A new batch of racist text messages allegedly exchanged by San Francisco police officers has been released.
    April 26, 2016 - 2:35 pm
  • House GOP leader: No help for Puerto Rico before deadline

    WASHINGTON – Congress will not act to help debt-ridden Puerto Rico ahead of a May 1 deadline when nearly half-a-billion dollars in bond payments come ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:11 pm
  • The art of the deal: Can game theory help parents?

    NEW YORK – Game theory, a branch of mathematics dealing with strategic thinking, has been applied to scenarios of war, business and biology. But paren ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:06 pm
  • Hubble Telescope finds tiny moon orbiting dwarf planet Makemake

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Chalk up a moon for the icy dwarf planet Makemake.The Hubble Space Telescope ...
    April 26, 2016 - 1:50 pm
  • Prince's sister says musician had no known will

    MINNEAPOLIS – Prince's sister says the superstar musician had no known will and filed paperwork Tuesday asking a Minnesota court to appoint a special ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:58 pm
  • Third wave of migrants returned to Turkey from Greece

    ISTANBUL – Dozens of migrants arrived in Turkey on Tuesday, Turkish officials said, as part of a migration deal with the European Union meant to stem ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:57 pm
  • AP Interview: Saudi prince unveils plans to welcome tourists

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia has plans to issue select visas to welcome tens of thousands of tourists a year as part of a sweeping natio ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • Genoa's former Mayor David Rood gets probation in sex abuse case

    SYCAMORE – Former Genoa Mayor David Rood pleaded guilty Tuesday in DeKalb County Court to reduced charges in a plea agreement that allows him to avoid ...
    April 28, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Tribune calls Gannett 'erratic,' but still reviewing deal

    NEW YORK – Tribune Publishing said Tuesday in a letter that USA Today owner Gannett was "erratic" and "unreliable" as the two newspaper companies trie ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • Bob McDonnell case at high court will test reach of bribery laws

    WASHINGTON – In its final argument of the term, the Supreme Court will weigh a former Virginia governor's contention that doing favors for a businessm ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What are your thoughts on Canada geese?
    Wish they'd stay out of the road
    Like having wildlife around
    They make a mess
    The goslings are so cute
    They're disturbingly aggressive