Partly Cloudy
24°FPartly CloudyFull Forecast

Local News

  • Health businesses in DeKalb County work to maintain New Year's resolution boon

    Denise Waters had another name for her New Year’s resolution, since New Year’s Eve is also her birthday: “Old-age resolution.”
    Jan. 4, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Illinois Supreme Court to hear pension reform bill

    How the Illinois Supreme Court rules on the pension reform law will have profound effects on the troubled state budget and the taxpayers who fund it.
    Jan. 4, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Alumni hoops tourney set for Saturday in Kirkland

    KIRKLAND – The Hiawatha Sports Boosters will host the first Kirkland-Hiawatha Alumni Basketball Tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday.
    Jan. 4, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • No holiday-related fire emergencies in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Fire Department did not have any holiday-related emergencies between Nov. 27 and Jan. 2, according to a news release.
    Jan. 4, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • Grand Victorian in Sycamore residents celebrate 2015

    SYCAMORE – Residents of the Grand Victorian of Sycamore, 1440 Somonauk St., celebrated New Year’s Day with a festive brunch Sunday.
    Jan. 4, 2015 - 8:29 pm
  • DeKalb's Hope Haven kicks off 2 new programs for homeless

    DeKALB – Patricia Stephens began 2015 with things she hasn’t had in months: her own bed, room and keys.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Malta improving storm water drainage

    MALTA – Improving the storm water drainage system in Malta is a high priority in 2015 for Malta Village President James Wilson.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Cortland to celebrate 150 years

    CORTLAND – Cortland will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2015, and Mayor Russ Stokes said this year will be an exciting one for its residents.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • DeKalb-based company to appeal OSHA violations

    DEKALB – Representatives of DeKalb-based DeKalb Mechanical said Friday that they plan to appeal fines levied against them by OSHA in connection with a ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Tips sought on Suburban Apartments vandalism

    DeKALB – Crime Stoppers is seeking information about individuals responsible for vandalizing a building at Suburban Apartments overnight Dec. 24.
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • University Village workshop set for next week

    DeKALB – Residents can learn more about a potential $14 million rehabilitation of DeKalb’s University Village housing complex during a public meeting ...
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Feed’em Soup hosts New Year’s Day brunch

    DeKALB – Jeff Campbell said he had looked forward to coming to Feed’em Soup on New Year’s Day to “get out of the house” and socialize.
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Hearty donations give DeKalb County food pantries strong start to new year

    A photo hanging outside Sycamore United Methodist Church’s food pantry shows just how bad things can get.
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • New year ushers in new laws in Illinois

    People eager to rest after a night spent ringing in 2015 can travel home faster along the interstates around Chicago, starting New Year’s Day.
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • DeKalb's first baby of 2015 has parents ‘super excited’

    DeKALB – Newborn Esperanza Noelle Gonzalez was sleeping in her mother’s hands, while a crowd of relatives at her bedside looked on.
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all DDC instances for analytics purposes.

    Post Game Press Conference: Boca Raton Bowl

    More videos »

    Reader Poll

    How much do you agree with the popular scientific conclusions that evolution and man-made global warming are real?
    Completely agree
    Somewhat agree
    Mostly disagree
    Totally disagree