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  • DeKalb hires new HR manager

    DeKALB – Cris Randall, who previously worked in the human resources department at the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District, will take ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • NIU center to hold Orlando shooting vigil Monday

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University will remember the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting, with a vigil scheduled for Monday.
    June 17, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • DeKalb County Board to spend up to $75,000 to get sober house open

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board is doubling down on plans to open a sober-living home in Sycamore despite delays and cost overruns.
    June 17, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • DeKalb man accused of robbing a local Vietnamese restaurant

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man remained in the DeKalb County Jail on Friday after leaving behind an incriminating footprint that linked him to a robbery at l ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • 7th person charged in connection with possible gang-related beating, robbery

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man remained in the county jail Friday on charges stemming from a possibly gang-related February beating and robbery.
    June 17, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Summer fun: Day trips provides endless possibilities throughout the Chicago suburban area

    As summer kicks into high gear, do you find yourself feeling desperate to go outside to enjoy the sunshine? Feeling the urge to just get out and do so ...
    June 17, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Man suspected in Genoa bank robbery being held in Belvidere

    BELVIDERE – Police are investigating whether a Woodstock man charged in two Belvidere robberies is also behind a January bank robbery in Genoa and ano ...
    June 17, 2016 - 5:23 pm
  • Registration nears 500 for STEM summer camps

    As summer begins, nearly 500 campers already have reserved spots at NIU’s STEM summer camps. This represents an unprecedented level of interest in the ...
    June 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Waterman church to hold ice cream social

    The Waterman United Methodist Church invites the community to its free Ice Cream Social from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at the Waterman Lions P ...
    June 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois borrows millions for building despite budget mess

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois borrowed $550 million Thursday for construction projects, taking advantage of historically low interest rates as the state appr ...
    June 17, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Waiting list grows as adult education program is starved of funds

    MALTA – A clerical error and the state budget impasse led to a downsized Kishwaukee College Adult Education program this past year, but officials said ...
    June 17, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Volunteers give back to DeKalb County nonprofits at Day of Caring

    DeKALB – The tables turned on local nonprofit workers Thursday, when community members gave back by volunteering to tackle to-do lists at organization ...
    June 17, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • After fatal Disney attack, theme parks weigh alligator warnings

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – It’s an unwritten rule for Florida residents: Keep your kids away from ponds and lakes because alligators are everywhere. But ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Obama embraces Orlando families, appeals for gun controls

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Embracing grieving Orlando families and appealing anew for national action, President Barack Obama claimed a threat to all Americans’ ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • CDC: 3 babies with Zika-linked birth defects born in U.S.

    NEW YORK – Three babies with Zika-linked birth defects have been born in the U.S., the government reported Thursday in its first accounting of outcome ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:49 pm
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