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  • Pilates Plus Unlimited welcomed to Sycamore

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors hosted a ribbon-cutting to welcome Pilates Plus Unlimited to its new location at 437 W. State St. in Sycamore. Pilate ...
    April 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Money Smart Week kicks off

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff conducted a ribbon cutting with Kishwaukee United Way to kick off Money Smart Week ...
    April 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Groundbreaking for senior pet sanctuary set

    GENOA – A local animal shelter will host a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the upcoming development of a sanctuary for pets of senior citizens.
    April 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber View: DeKalb to pitch toward becoming America’s Best Community

    We’ve all probably been a part of a contest at some point in our lives, whether it’s a spelling bee, essay contest or science fair.
    April 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • First National Bank offers Habitat for Humanity trip

    First National Bank will offer its Illinois customers an opportunity for a one-of-a-kind trip to Bulgaria with Habitat for Humanity to build a home fo ...
    April 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Prosecutor: Hundreds of pot plants grown where 8 were killed

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Four days after the calculated killings of eight people in rural Ohio, a prosecutor revealed Monday that marijuana was found at some ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • A Washington ritual: Pentagon, Congress at odds over military bases

    WASHINGTON – The Pentagon thinks it has a winning argument for why Congress should allow a new round of military base closings. The case goes like thi ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • North Carolina LGBT law spurs demonstrations, repeal bill

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Demonstrations encircled North Carolina’s statehouse on Monday, for and against a Republican-backed law curtailing protections for LGB ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Obama boosts Islamic State fight, asks Europe to do the same

    HANNOVER, Germany – Evoking history and appealing for solidarity, President Barack Obama on Monday cast his decision to send 250 more troops to Syria ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Anti-Trump pact unites rivals on eve of primaries

    BORDEN, Ind. – Declaring the Republican presidential contest at “a fork in the road,” Ted Cruz and John Kasich defended their extraordinary new allian ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • State budget impasse sparks fears of school closings

    HARRISBURG – The economic hard times that have hit this Illinois coal town are particularly visible inside its 113-year-old high school, where cracks ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Community forums set on DeKalb dog park plans

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Park District is seeking public opinions on its dog park at special community meetings tonight and Saturday at Katz Park, 393 W. D ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • County Youth Service Bureau continues to serve community

    DeKALB – A local crisis intervention organization for youth said it is maintaining it services, despite not getting state funding, and even as a Rockf ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Police: $100K bond for man arrested in protection order breach

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man remained in jail Monday after police said he tried to break in the door to a home he was ordered by the court to stay away fro ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • DeKalb makes 3 changes to liquor ordinance

    DeKALB – The city is revisiting several of its liquor license ordinances, as a result of changes in state law and demand from business owners.
    April 25, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How closely do you follow the speed limit?
    I usually go under the limit
    I drive the limit
    I drive about 5 over
    I have a lead foot