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  • Sycamore Lions Shelter installed at new forest preserve

    The Sycamore Lions recently presented a check to cover the cost of the new Sycamore Lions Shelter installed at the Sycamore Forest Preserve. The check ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Cuba's Fidel Castro, who defied U.S. for 50 years, dies at 90

    HAVANA – Former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to an improbable victory in Cuba, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • Oil pipeline: Trump's stock in company raises concern

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn tha ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Death toll in Iraq bombing rises to 73

    MOSUL, Iraq – The death toll from a car bombing south of Baghdad claimed by the Islamic State group rose to 73 on Friday, including about 40 Iranian p ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Stores try to cater to savvier customers on Black Friday

    NEW YORK – Even people who said they’d already done their shopping online came out for Black Friday to spend time with family members or just for the ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • With recounts looming, Trump adds new administration picks

    MADISON, Wis. – President-elect Donald Trump pressed forward Friday with two more administration picks, as failed Green Party candidate Jill Stein too ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Mayor's View: DeKalb in solid financial shape for 2017

    The DeKalb City Council and Finance Advisory Committee have met over the past several weeks. The topics have included the city’s financial policies, t ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • More rural acreages are becoming small food farms

    People with rural property have a wide variety of uses for it. Some like a large manicured lawn, others grow native fobs and prairie grasses, still ot ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Nov. 26 Police Reports

    DeKalb CountyNatey M. Ericson, 26, of the 23200 block of Larson Road, Sycamore, was charged Wednesda ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • Local store owners prepare for Small Business Saturday

    DeKALB – For local business owners, Small Business Saturday means a chance to reach more customers and share what they have to offer with the communit ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Family thankful after 91-year-old father’s mementos found by worker in landfill

    GENOA – Once it’s in the garbage truck, it’s gone.At least, that’s what Waste Management DeKalb work ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Photos: Lost mementos returned to owners in Genoa

    Bonnie Fisher of Genoa shows some of her father's belongings on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 in Genoa. The items, which were accidentally thrown away by Bon ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Chicago police fatally shoot 2 people in unrelated incidents

    CHICAGO – A Chicago police officer shot and killed a gunman who had killed one person and injured another early Friday, in the second fatal shooting i ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Tawan Perry presentation held at Kish

    Motivational speaker Tawan Perry spent Oct. 19 at Kishwaukee College sharing his message on success in college with groups of students. Perry did thre ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Jim Hendricks to perform at Glad Tidings

    Glad Tidings Assembly of God, 2325 N. First St. in DeKalb, will host a Christmas concert featuring international Christian pianist Jim Hendricks at 10 ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
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