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  • Shabbona man faces child pornography charges

    DeKALB – A Shabbona man was jailed Friday after police said they searched his home and found evidence he had been storing and distributing child porno ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Police: DeKalb man was asleep behind wheel with gun

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man faces charges of driving under the influence after police said they found him asleep behind the wheel with a pistol strapped to ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • NIU, Kishwaukee College release crime stats

    DeKALB – Annual crime information Northern Illinois University reported to the federal government this week reveals upticks in drug- and alcohol-relat ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • DeKalb’s Cindy Crawford

    Before Cindy Crawford graced runways and magazines such as Playboy and Cosmopolitan, she toiled under the hot summer sun in DeKalb County cornfields.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Hillary Clinton pledges to fight NRA on gun rights after shooting

    DAVIE, Fla. – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton says she will fight for stricter gun controls following this week's deadly mass ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • AP sources: Education Secretary Arne Duncan stepping down

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Arne Duncan, who followed President Barack Obama to Washington to serve as his education secretary, announced Friday he will step do ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Fireplaces evolve from necessity to luxury

    Fireplaces have evolved over the centuries from ancient fire pits carved in the ground in a cave, to luxurious remote-controlled modern appliances gra ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • U.S. hiring slowed in September as global economy weakened

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers cut back sharply on hiring in September and added fewer jobs in July and August than previously thought — a sour note for ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 9:43 am
  • Floral design students tie for second at symposium

    Kishwaukee College Floral Design students Melissa Findlay, Sycamore, and Katelyn Hensley, Genoa, tied for second place in the Body Flowers competition ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Teachers hard at work

    The Sandwich School District kindergarten team spent an evening updating their new report card to align with the Common Core standards.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Harvest lunches set for Wednesdays in October

    The Suydam United Methodist Church will serve its Harvest Lunches each Wednesday beginning on Oct. 7 through Oct. 28 at the church located on the corn ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Faith UMC schedules ham dinner

    Faith United Methodist Church in Genoa will host a ham dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 17. The public is invited.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Estate auction to support local household essentials pantry

    The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb, 158 N. Fourth St. in DeKalb, will host a live and silent auction of antiques and artwork from 1 to 3 ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Catholic Daughters plan annual salad bar luncheon

    The Catholic Daughters of America Immaculate Conception Court 996 of St. Mary Catholic Church, DeKalb, will host its traditional Salad Bar Luncheon fr ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Farm harvest meal at Shabbona United Church of Christ

    Shabbona United Church of Christ will hold a drive-thru fall harvest meal on Tuesday. The public is invited.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Which fall attraction do you like best?
    Corn maze
    Pumpkin patch
    Apple orchard