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  • Railroad crossing work to close part of Route 32

    DeKALB – The Illinois Route 23 Union Pacific Railroad grade crossing south of DeKalb will be closed June 1, according to a news release from the Illin ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Eric Olson: Keynote speaker knows a soldier's life

    Bruce Vander Volk carries himself like a man who has been a leader for decades.At 70, he has an erec ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Ireland decides whether to legalize gay marriage

    DUBLIN – Voters determined to have their voice heard on gay marriage turned out in strength Friday for Ireland's most hard-fought referendum in decade ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • States retooling training for police

    BURIEN, Wash. – When prosecutor Dan Satterberg used to visit Washington state’s police academy, the seas would part before him. Recruits would snap to ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • In remembrance: Genoa parade changes focus to true meaning of Memorial Day

    GENOA – When Genoa-Kingston High School band director Tom Rucker asked the 70 students in his band, “What is the first thing you think of when you thi ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • TLC pulls Duggar family series amid Josh Duggar misconduct reports

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – TLC pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its schedule on Friday, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct ...
    May 22, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • Hillary Clinton got now-classified Benghazi info on private email

    WASHINGTON – Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email server about the deadly attack on U.S. diploma ...
    May 22, 2015 - 12:44 pm
  • Obama tells people of Israel: 'America has its back'

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said Friday he "forcefully" objects to suggestions that policy differences between his administration and the Isra ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Drew Peterson granted trial delay in murder-for-hire case

    CHESTER – A southern Illinois judge has granted Drew Peterson's request to delay his trial on charges that former suburban Chicago police sergeant plo ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Finding cause of California oil spill could take months

    GOLETA, Calif. – The operator of an oil pipeline that broke and spilled thousands of gallons of crude across a scenic California shoreline says it cou ...
    May 22, 2015 - 9:44 am
  • U.S. consumer prices up a slight 0.1 percent in April

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer prices were up slightly in April, but overall gains were held back by another decline in energy costs that offset the bigge ...
    May 22, 2015 - 8:11 am
  • Message in song

    Salem Lutheran Choirs, Puppets and Sunday School presented a message in song for the May 2 and 3 worship services titled "Big Shot: Facing Down Our ...
    May 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cooking classes for children offered

    Faith United Methodist Church in Genoa will hold a free summer cooking class for children in preschool through fifth grade.
    May 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Westminster presents violin and piano recital

    A chamber music recital featuring international violin soloist Kam-Lung Cheng, accompanied by pianist Victoria Young, will be presented at 7 p.m. Thur ...
    May 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • SMS Students of the Month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for April. The sixth-grade students are Vani Subramony, Carson Campbell, Brianna Stover, ...
    May 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you buy alcoholic beverages made in DeKalb County?
    Yes, often
    Yes occasionally
    No, I don't like them
    No, I don't buy alcohol