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  • Immanuel Lutheran confirmands

    On May 17, after two years of instruction in the Christian faith at Immanuel Lutheran Church in DeKalb, the 2015 class confirmed its faith and are now ...
    June 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Troop 2 cooks for Hope Haven

    Boy Scout Troop 2, chartered by Sycamore United Methodist Church, recently provided a meal for Hope Haven. In addition to fundraising for the project, ...
    June 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Judge blocks Kansas’ ban on abortion procedure

    TOPEKA, Kan. – A Kansas judge on Thursday blocked the state’s first-in-the-nation ban on an abortion procedure that opponents describe as dismembering ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Arrested guard denies knowing of escape plot

    PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – A prison guard charged in connection with the escape of two killers admitted providing them with tools, paint, frozen hamburger an ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Supreme Court upholds key tool for fighting housing bias

    WASHINGTON – A sharply divided Supreme Court on Thursday preserved a key tool used for more than four decades to fight housing discrimination, handing ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Western wildfires: California fire grows, forces evacuations

    Wildfires are charging through several dry Western states, including a blaze in California that showed new life after burning for a week and forced so ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • DeKalb’s Glidden Homestead to mark arrival of the railroad this Sunday

    DeKALB – The Glidden Homestead and Historical Center, 921 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, will mark the arrival of the railroad in DeKalb with a commemora ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Hundreds attend funeral for South Carolina shooting victims

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – A choir and band launched into one of Ethel Lance’s favorite gospel tunes and roused hundreds of mourners from their seats Th ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Gov. Rauner vetoes budget; some services could stop

    SPRINGFIELD – State money for services from child care to road construction could stop in Illinois starting next week after Republican Gov. Bruce Raun ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda

    NEW YORK – McDonald’s says fewer people are picking soda for Happy Meals after it stopped listing the drinks as an option on its menu boards.
    June 25, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Inmates file suit against Illinois Department of Corrections

    CHICAGO – A lawsuit filed Wednesday in Chicago federal court on behalf of three inmates accuses the Illinois Department of Corrections of routinely us ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, in a ruling that p ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Charity bike ride set this weekend in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Nearly 2,000 cyclists from across the state with come to DeKalb this weekend for a two-day charity bike ride. 
    June 25, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Sandwich Early Day Engine Club to showcase antique equipment

    SANDWICH – The Sandwich Early Day Engine Club will dust off traditional farming equipment and techniques and celebrate them at its annual show Saturda ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Domestic battery charges file against Genoa man

    SYCAMORE – A Genoa man faces domestic battery charges after an incident where police say he hit his son-in-law in the neck with a hammer Wednesday, po ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Are you concerned about a partial government shutdown in Illinois?