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  • St. Mary's students celebrate teachers for Catholic Schools Week

    SYCAMORE – Kindergarten teacher Carol Nanfria was there to listen when 6-year-old student Sam Eich wanted to tell her about his new glasses.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • CEO Tim Suter named outstanding citizen by Sycamore Chamber of Commerce

    SYCAMORE – Heidi Wright told a room of 361 people Thursday how The Suter Company President and CEO Tim Suter interviewed her for her job 14 years ago ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Scrutiny coming to NIU program catalog

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University officials are reviewing scores of programs as the university continues to grapple with declining enrollment and ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • GE workers bid farewell as plant closes

    DeKALB – Jim Cradduck pushed a rusty tool cart out of the DeKalb General Electric plant Thursday morning, knowing no one would care about the tools in ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Genoa pushing for Amtrak project change

    GENOA – Genoa Mayor Mark Vicary hopes persistence will convince state leaders to change plans for an Amtrak passenger rail service so a stop is built ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Squires to join administration at Northern Illinois University

    DeKALB – Catherine Squires will return to her alma mater as the vice president of university advancement at Northern Illinois University.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • New measures at local schools target intruders, sex offenders

    Visitor sign-in sheets and manual calls to police are out of vogue in some area school districts, as officials look for more efficient ways to keep st ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • D-425 to discuss building projects

    SHABBONA – Residents can learn more about proposed school building projects during two community meetings hosted tonight by the Indian Creek School Di ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • TAILS Humane Society dogs to get indoor exercise area

    DeKALB – Elizabeth Johnesee walked Stitch, a mixed Australian cattle dog, along Barber Greene Road as chilly air nipped at her face and the dog jumped ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • DeKalb, Genoa have new city clerks

    DeKalb and Genoa have new city clerks after their appointments were approved by their respective city councils this week.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Campton Hills man taken into custody in Indiana, hours after incident at Delnor

    GENEVA – A 30-year-old Campton Hills man was taken into police custody in Indiana on Tuesday night, hours after he was involved in an incident that ca ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Membership caravan visits Genoa Legion Post

    GENOA – Genoa’s American Legion Post 337 played host to the national organization’s 2014-15 membership caravan on Jan. 17.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • State's Child Care Assistance Program facing $300M shortfall

    DeKALB – Chonce Maddox stopped at Children’s Learning Center in DeKalb to pick up her 5-year-old son, Jordan, last week.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • DeKalb to buy Protano land

    DeKALB – DeKalb aldermen Monday decided to buy a contaminated junkyard in hopes that clearing it will foster more development on the city’s south side ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • DeKalb County works to formalize landfill fees

    SYCAMORE – A new agreement between Waste Management and DeKalb County will generate more revenue as more solid waste is dumped at the landfill outside ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:57 pm
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