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  • Photos: Inside a DeKalb tiny house

    Christopher Futty talks about the floor plans to the house he is building with his wife Allie Futty in the driveway of their apartment in DeKalb in Ma ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:10 pm
  • PHOTOS: Illinois Legislature works to end Illinois budget standoff

    SPRINGFIELD — Legislative leaders gave mixed reviews Tuesday to the latest negotiations with Gov. Bruce Rauner to seek an end to Illinois' epic budget ...
    May 17, 2016 - 6:42 pm
  • Committee to reveal 2016 Pumpkin Fest theme

    SYCAMORE – One lucky elementary school student will secure their spot in October's Pumpkin Fest parade and be named the festival's theme contest winne ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:20 pm
  • Man airlifted to hospital after tractor accident near DeKalb

    DeKALB – A 78-year-old man was flown to a Rockford hospital after he was pinned beneath a John Deere tractor this morning.
    May 17, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • Report finds segregation in education on the rise

    WASHINGTON – Six decades after the Supreme Court outlawed separating students by race, stubborn disparities persist in how the country educates its po ...
    May 17, 2016 - 2:43 pm
  • TSA sends dozens of screeners to O'Hare to cut wait times

    CHICAGO – The Transportation Security Administration is immediately sending 58 new security officers and four more bomb-sniffing dog teams to Chicago' ...
    May 17, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • U.S. industrial production jumps by most since November 2014

    WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production in April posted the biggest increase since November 2014 as utility output surged, the Federal Reserve said Tu ...
    May 17, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • DeKalb Chamber welcomes Merry Maids

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff congratulate Merry Maids on its membership with the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce. Lo ...
    May 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber kicks off Money Smart Week

    The Sycamore Chamber last week held a ribbon-cutting with Kishwaukee United Way to kick off Money Smart Week. Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of C ...
    May 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Dahlquist celebrates new owners

    To help celebrate the recent new ownership of Dahlquist Inc., the Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting. Shelley and Johnnie Smith have b ...
    May 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • First National Bank hires mortgage loan officer

    First National Bank has hired Ryan Gifford as mortgage loan officer, announced Tim Struthers, market president. Gifford is responsible for providing p ...
    May 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber View: Summer events make a splash in Sycamore

    As the temperatures begin to rise and flip flops come back in style, in Sycamore that only means one thing; the summer events season is just around th ...
    May 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Imported forest pests cause $2 billion in damage annually

    ALBANY, N.Y. – When Gary Lovett was studying the effect of acid rain in New York's Catskill Mountains 20 years ago, he ended the experiment early beca ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Crosby's overtime winner lifts Penguins past Lightning

    PITTSBURGH – Sidney Crosby wasn't sure Bryan Rust saw him, so the Pittsburgh Penguins captain gave his impromptu linemate a quick yell just to make su ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Startup wants to put self-driving big rigs on US highways

    SAN FRANCISCO – Picture an 18-wheel truck barreling down the highway with 80,000 pounds of cargo and no one but a robot at the wheel.
    May 16, 2016 - 11:47 pm
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