Partly Cloudy
47°FPartly CloudyFull Forecast


  • Photos: Mr. Kaneland crowned in Maple Park

    Mr. Kaneland was crowned during an copetition which benefitted the Kaneland Cares Fund on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 at Kaneland High School in Maple Park.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Insurance agent, counseling office, LulaRoe seller among businesses welcomed by Sandwich Chamber

    The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce recently had ribbon-cuttings and meet-and-greets for several member businesses: Liberty Mutual Insurance, Invest ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sullivan joins First State Bank

    First State Bank has hired Tom Sullivan as its trust officer.“We are thrilled to welcome Tom to Firs ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Hometown Realty Group welcomed

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors Club recently held a ribbon-cutting to help celebrate the opening of Hometown Realty Group. The Melissa Mobile Team i ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Special delivery: US-born panda cub Bao Bao bound for China

    WASHINGTON – The National Zoo is packing up its American-born panda cub, Bao Bao, for a one-way flight to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a prominent military strategist known as a creative thinker, as his ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • Supreme Court weighs case of Mexican boy slain across border

    WASHINGTON – Sixty feet and the U.S-Mexico border separated the unarmed, 15-year-old Mexican boy and the U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed him with ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • Trans-Atlantic relations put to test in Trump's first month

    BRUSSELS – After President Donald Trump’s raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst tha ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • Evacuations ordered amid heavy Northern California rain

    SAN FRANCISCO – Evacuations were ordered in Northern California on Monday and flash-flood warnings were issued elsewhere as downpours swelled creeks a ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:19 pm
  • Missing child found, search continues for kidnapped mother

    Paul Merritte, an 11-month-old child who was last seen Friday, was found safe Sunday evening, but police still are searching for the child’s mother, K ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:51 pm
  • Republican Caucus to select new DeKalb County Board member

    The DeKalb County Republican Central Committee will host a caucus in March to find a replacement for a DeKalb County Board District 2 member who has r ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • League of Women Voters set to host candidate forums in DeKalb

    The DeKalb Municipal Building will be the site of two candidates forums Thursday and Feb. 28 hosted by the League of Women Voters of DeKalb County.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Sycamore City Council hears plan for capital improvements

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore officials are looking to invest about $14.3 million toward capital improvements in fiscal 2018, including repairing streets, parki ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:47 pm
  • DeKalb Library 'Meet the Presidents' event covers lesser-known leaders

    DeKALB – Although 45 men have held the office of president of the United States, some left legacies that proved more memorable than others.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:44 pm
  • DeKalb tenants sue Suburban Apartments over water issues

    Two people who lived at Suburban Apartments on Twombly Road near DeKalb are suing the company that owns the complex, claiming they went months without ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Did you watch the Oscars on Sunday night?