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  • Unemployment trending down in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Businesses in DeKalb and Kane counties combined to add 4,200 jobs year-over-year in October, with DeKalb County unemployment at 5.3 percent f ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • NIU law professors: Governors have no standing to deny Syrian refugees

    DeKALB – A panel of Northern Illinois University law school professors said Gov. Bruce Rauner and other governors in the U.S. don’t have the law on th ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Obama grants reprieve to turkeys 'Honest' and 'Abe'

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama spared two turkeys named for one of the nation’s most admired presidents, continuing a White House tradition that ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Nov. 25 police reports

    DeKalb city Brandon S. Bergman, 27, a transient from DeKalb, was charged Saturday, Nov. 21, with cr ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Protesters to target Chicago shopping area on Black Friday

    CHICAGO – Small groups of demonstrators gathered throughout the day Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot 16 times by a white police off ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Free Thanksgiving meals planned in DeKalb

    DeKALB – There will be opportunities for people seeking a Thanksgiving meal to find one in the morning, afternoon and evening.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Hoey excited about upcoming IHSA tournament

    DeKALB – Sports and media have been an integral part of Brad Hoey’s life. As a youth in Rockton, he walked football sidelines with his father who was ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 3:06 pm
  • Volunteers gear up for IHSA title games

    DeKALB – As high school football fans statewide gear up for the weekend’s Illinois High School Association football championship games, the community’ ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Event organizers have better idea on moving crowds, teams

    DeKALB -- This year marks the second time DeKalb and Northern Illinois University have partnered to host the IHSA championships. And organizers said t ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Volunteers work to make games a reality

    DeKalb County, let’s get ready for some football!The IHSA Football State Championships take place on ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • Event organizers work to makes Huskie Stadium ready

    DeKALB – The changing of the goal posts is probably the largest task that faced event organizers as they prepared to convert Huskie Stadium from a col ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • IHSA State Football Championship Central

    What kind of impact are the games having on DeKalb? How did they get here? What about the teams? What should we expect from the games. Get all the inf ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Crime Stoppers seeks tips on Sycamore hit-and-run

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a hit-and-run incident that occurred Tuesday in Sycamore.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fall to 260,000

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped sharply last week, the Labor Department said Wednesday, the latest sign that b ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • Turkey shoots down Russian jet it says violated its airspace

    MOSCOW – Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on Tuesday that it said ignored repeated warnings and crossed into its airspace from Syria, killing at le ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Reader Poll

    Which of these days is best to do holiday shopping?
    Thanksgiving night
    Black Friday
    Cyber Monday
    Christmas Eve