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  • The Art Box hosts 'Prelude to Spring' watercolors exhibition

    “Prelude to Spring,” an exhibition of watercolors by local artist Susan Edwards will be on display from Feb. 15 through March 10 at The Art Box, 308 E ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria; U.S. wants it now

    MUNICH – Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, U.S. officials said Wednesday, but Washington believes Moscow is giving itself and the Syri ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • South Korea shuts down joint industrial park with North Korea

    PAJU, South Korea – Under the gaze of armed soldiers, large white trucks streamed across the world's most armed border Thursday as South Korean worker ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Burger King's next conquest: Hot dog king

    NEW YORK – Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King.The Miami-based chain says it plans ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Government sues Ferguson after city tries to revise deal

    FERGUSON, Mo. – The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the City Council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Panel denies parole to Sirhan, assassin of Robert F. Kennedy

    SAN DIEGO – Sirhan Sirhan was denied parole Wednesday for fatally shooting Robert F. Kennedy after a confidante of the slain senator who was shot in t ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Next up for the GOP presidential candidates: South Carolina

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Republican presidential nominating has moved into the South, where seven states – Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Feb. 11 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 ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Sycamore School District 427 to host public hearing on layoffs

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore School District 427 will host a public hearing Feb. 23 to discuss a proposal that would mean laying off 56 positions throughout th ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Teen arrested in connection with Feb. 4 shooting

    DeKALB – A 14-year-old has been arrested in connection with a Feb. 4 incident where shots were fired in the 800 block of Russell Road, police said Wed ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Increase in tuition, fees proposed for Kishwaukee College

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College officials want to increase tuition by 8.4 percent next school year as part of a package of fee increases and spending cuts ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • NIU to host rally for state budget today

    DeKALB – The public is welcome at a Unity Rally for a State Budget to be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Northern Illinois University’s Barsema Alumni and ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • NIU Chinese Music Ensemble rings in Year of the Monkey

    DeKALB – Library patrons got a glimpse of the Chinese – or Lunar – New Year on Wednesday as Northern Illinois University’s Chinese Music Ensemble cele ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Obama issues an appeal for political unity to Legislature

    SPRINGFIELD – President Barack Obama’s message about overcoming the bitter and seemingly intractable nature of modern politics was particularly applic ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Election 2016: Is she honest? Caring? Hillary Clinton grapples with questions

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton's campaign has spent months fighting the perception that she has a shaky relationship with the truth and is disconnected ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:10 pm
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