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  • No shadow: Pennsylvania groundhog Punxsutawney Phil 'predicts' early spring

    PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said the furry rodent failed to see his shadow at dawn Tu ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 8:38 am
  • Mike Huckabee ends his 2nd bid for president

    WASHINGTON – Mike Huckabee ended his second campaign for the White House on Monday amid a dismal showing in the Iowa caucuses that he won in his first ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 8:36 am
  • Iowa Takeaways: Donald Trump can't meet hype, Hillary Clinton underwhelms

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Donald Trump failed to live up to his own hype and finished second to Ted Cruz, but it was a late surge from Marco Rubio that may w ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 8:35 am
  • Three win Stakeholder of the Year

    Three employees have been awarded Resource Bank N.A.’s Stakeholder of the Year for 2015. The three w ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Braden appointed to international alumni council

    Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges, recently announced the appointment of a Sycamore resident and businessman, Kevi ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Park district hires new superintendent of golf

    Shane Bays has joined the DeKalb Park District as its Superintendent of Golf.Bays comes to the distr ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee Family YMCA Wellness Center gets new equipment

    SYCAMORE – Gone are the days of staring at the gym wall during cardio, since the Kishwaukee Family YMCA Wellness Center has been renovated to suit eve ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Networking event set for NIU women’s basketball game

    The Sycamore Chamber of Commerce and the Kishwaukee Women’s Network are partnering with Northern Illinois University Athletics for a social gathering ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Song by Haiti's outgoing leader jeers at female journalist

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Haiti's outgoing president has released a brash pop song jeering at his critics and aiming sexually suggestive lyrics at his m ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Taiwan county builds huge glass shoe as tribute to women

    CHIAYI, Taiwan – A Taiwanese county has built an enormous glass shoe as a tribute to local women who suffered from a debilitating foot disease.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • Afghan Taliban open new front in war with attacks on media

    KABUL, Afghanistan – The Taliban suicide bombing against a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan's biggest media company last month has shocked local ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Bill Cosby due in court as lawyers push to get charges dropped

    PHILADELPHIA – Bill Cosby's lawyers will ask a judge to throw out the only criminal case lodged against the TV star from the dozens of accusations tha ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Cruz tops Trump in Iowa; Clinton, Sanders in tight race

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a fiery conservative loathed by his own party’s leaders, swept to victory in Iowa’s Republican caucuses Monday ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Pension bill on hold despite agreement

    CHICAGO – Democrats are unlikely to address Illinois’ worst-in-the-nation pension crisis until the state has a budget, despite a rare agreement betwee ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Critical Care – Day 2: Changing the landscape of health care

    Northwestern Medicine acquired KishHealth System last year, just months after the KishHealth had purchased DeKalb’s nonprofit behavioral health provid ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 11:11 pm
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