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  • County voters to see anti-corruption measure on ballot

    DeKALB – DeKalb County voters will be asked if they support a Massachusetts-based group’s plan for eradicating corruption and overhauling campaign fin ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • March 25 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Rent’s not too high in DeKalb

    Note to readers: This story has been corrected to reflect that a plan to have NIU students live on campus their freshman and sophomore years was resci ...
    March 25, 2015 - 9:20 am
  • Waterman woman dies after Tuesday crash

    DeKALB – A 79-year-old Waterman woman died after the van she was driving went off the road, hit a ...
    March 25, 2015 - 9:42 am
  • In rare deal, John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi tout wins for seniors, doctors

    WASHINGTON – An extraordinary bipartisan accord between House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is letting both parties exhale as ...
    March 24, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • Duck Soup in DeKalb in danger of closing

    DeKALB – After 40 years in DeKalb, the Duck Soup Co-op may close its doors, according to a letter sent to members of the cooperatively owned natural f ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Corn Collector’s Club holds meeting, auction

    The Corn Items Collectors Association will hold its spring meeting and auction from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau, 13 ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:11 am
  • 10 Things to Know for March 24

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    March 24, 2015 - 8:40 am
  • Construction giant accused of 'modern slavery' in Qatar

    PARIS – Accusing it of practicing "modern slavery," a French campaign group has filed a legal complaint against construction giant Vinci for grave mis ...
    March 24, 2015 - 8:26 am
  • Sandwich Chamber hands out annual awards

    The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce recently honored member businesses for their contributions to the chamber and community at its annual dinner.
    March 23, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • 3 state workers seek to join Rauner suit over union dues

    CHICAGO – Three Illinois state employees on Monday sought to join Gov. Bruce Rauner’s lawsuit against labor unions, a legal maneuver aimed at trying t ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • ACLU: Chicago police had higher stop-and-frisk rate than NYC

    CHICAGO – Chicago police officers initiated stop, question and frisk encounters at a much higher rate last summer than their New York City counterpart ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • U.S. Cellular sets Business Open House

    U.S. Cellular, 2442 Sycamore Road in DeKalb, recently held an open house for local businesses and entrepreneurs to showcase what they have to offer. U ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Illinois would sell vehicles not oft-used in House proposal

    SPRINGFIELD – State vehicles that don’t get much use are on the chopping block in a proposal in the Illinois House.
    March 23, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • House Democrats unveil budget matching Obama’s tax increases

    WASHINGTON – House Democrats Monday unveiled a $3.7 trillion budget plan for next year that mirrors President Barack Obama’s call for $1.8 trillion in ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:56 pm
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