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  • SPRING GRADUATES

    Following is a list of local college students who graduated this spring. We will continue to run schools in alphabetical order as space permits.
    July 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Somonauk schools set registration night

    Somonauk Community School District will hold a registration night on Thursday, Aug. 4, for both new and returning students.  
    July 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU schedules fall ACT test prep

    The Northern Illinois University Fall ACT Test preparation program provides individualized attention in a small classroom setting and offers students ...
    July 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • School District 428 sets screenings for young children

    DeKalb Community Unit School District 428 will provide screenings for children from birth to preschool age from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 25 and 8:30 t ...
    July 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Leopardo awarded Anderson scholarship

    Michael Leopardo is the 2016 winner of the Christopher Anderson Memorial Scholarship. The scholarshi ...
    July 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • National FFA scholarship awarded to local student

    The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Jenna Baker of the Somonauk-Leland-Sandwich FFA.
    July 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 'Anything's possible' – Obama points to Russia on DNC hack

    WASHINGTON – Russia may have been behind the leak of hacked Democratic National Committee documents, President Barack Obama said Tuesday in his first ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • IS group claims attack that killed 85-year-old French priest

    SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France – The Islamic State group crossed a new threshold Tuesday in its war against the West, as two of its followers target ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich isn't 'deserving of leniency,' prosecutors say

    CHICAGO – Prosecutors and attorneys for Rod Blagojevich sharply disagree in new court filings about whether the imprisoned former Illinois governor ha ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Clinton wins historic nomination, says glass ceiling cracked

    PHILADELPHIA – On a night awash in history, Hillary Clinton triumphantly became the first woman to lead a major American political party toward the Wh ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • NIU to host daylong Pokemon Go event

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University will be offering lessons of a different kind next month, just before the fall semester starts: Pokemon Go.
    July 26, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • Police to host Special Olympics benefit

    The sixth annual Texas Roadhouse Benefit Lunch for Special Olympics Illinois will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Texas Roadhouse, 1950 DeKalb Ave ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • DeKalb City Council raises video gambling terminal fees

    DeKALB – Aldermen had a slight change of heart this week, deciding to charge more for video gambling terminal fees yet sparing local nonprofit organiz ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • With tax spike looming, community seeks answers from District 428

    DeKALB – Residents still have questions about District 428’s plans to restructure its debt ahead of a potential property tax spike.
    July 26, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Kids get up close with exotic animals at DeKalb Public Library

    DeKALB – Five-year-old Olivia Benson made a new friend Tuesday: Her name is Esther, and she has four legs, a soft belly and prickly quills – just to n ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Do you think NIU should leave the MAC?
    Yes, for the Big 12
    Yes, for the American Athletic Conference
    No, they should stay put