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  • Event organizers have better idea on moving crowds, teams

    DeKALB -- This year marks the second time DeKalb and Northern Illinois University have partnered to host the IHSA championships. And organizers said t ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Volunteers work to make games a reality

    DeKalb County, let’s get ready for some football!The IHSA Football State Championships take place on ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • Event organizers work to makes Huskie Stadium ready

    DeKALB – The changing of the goal posts is probably the largest task that faced event organizers as they prepared to convert Huskie Stadium from a col ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • IHSA State Football Championship Central

    What kind of impact are the games having on DeKalb? How did they get here? What about the teams? What should we expect from the games. Get all the inf ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • Crime Stoppers seeks tips on Sycamore hit-and-run

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a hit-and-run incident that occurred Tuesday in Sycamore.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fall to 260,000

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped sharply last week, the Labor Department said Wednesday, the latest sign that b ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • Turkey shoots down Russian jet it says violated its airspace

    MOSCOW – Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on Tuesday that it said ignored repeated warnings and crossed into its airspace from Syria, killing at le ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Presidents Barack Obama and Francois Hollande pledge solidarity against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON – In a show of Western solidarity, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande vowed Tuesday to escalate airstrikes again ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 1:13 am
  • U.S. officials signal move toward embracing self-driving cars

    LOS ANGELES – Federal transportation officials are rethinking their position on self-driving cars with an eye toward getting the emerging technology i ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Chicago police officer charged with murder in teen's death; video released

    CHICAGO – A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, hours before the c ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • U.S. traffic deaths rise sharply after small decline in 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — After declining for most of the past decade, traffic deaths spiked 8 percent in the first half of this year, prompting a call from the ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Lawsuit challenges Illinois ban on marijuana campaign money

    CHICAGO – Two Libertarian political candidates have asked a federal court to declare unconstitutional an Illinois ban on political contributions from ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • DeKalb County candidate filing for March primaries underway

    DeKALB – The early list of candidates who have filed to run for office in local primary elections could boost voters’ interests.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Sycamore School District 427 approves $26.8M tax levy resolution

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore School District 427 unanimously approved a $26.8 million tax-levy resolution at its meeting Tuesday.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Police say Chicago man stabbed woman in leg during fight

    SYCAMORE – A Chicago man remained at the DeKalb County Jail on Tuesday after police said he pulled a woman’s hair out and stabbed another in the leg.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Reader Poll

    Have you attended a high school football championship game?
    Yes, but not in DeKalb
    Yes, in 2013
    No, but I plan to this year
    No, and I don't plan to