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  • Sheriff: Schulz died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County authorities announced Thursday that 23-year-old Steven Schulz died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
    July 31, 2014 - 4:22 pm
  • Kaneland superintendent resigns for job in Wheaton

    Kaneland School District 302 Superintendent Jeff Schuler is resigning to become the next superintendent at Wheaton Warrenville School District 200.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Student effort sparks NIU shuttle service changes

    DeKALB – Starting Friday, DeKalb residents will no longer have access to a late-night bus service that Northern Illinois University provides.
    July 30, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • DeKalb fire safety trailer to appear at National Night Out

    DeKALB – A recently acquired safety house will teach children how to escape from a smoky trailer at a nationally held event Tuesday.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Cost for 911 dispatch service may change for small towns

    SYCAMORE – Larger police departments that rely on the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office for police dispatching have been subsidizing smaller ones for yea ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Photos: NIU Women's Clinic

    Images of the team and coaches giving women a crash course in Huskie football. ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:55 pm
  • DeKalb District 428 could face steep tax hikes

    DeKALB – The average homeowner in District 428 could see their annual property tax bill spike by $600 by 2021 unless leaders change plans for paying o ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • DeKalb firefighters train at NIU high-rise

    DeKALB - Firefighters trudged up seven flights of stairs searching for a high-rise fire and any victims trapped inside Grant Tower South at Northern I ...
    July 31, 2014 - 2:06 pm
  • DeKalb ‘Coffee with the Chief’ on Thursday

    DeKALB – DeKalb police Chief Gene Lowery wants residents to join him for a cup of coffee Thursday.“C ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • Local dental teams to offer free services Aug. 22

    DeKALB – Staff at DeKalb Dental Group and Family Dental Care of Sycamore will provide free dental services Aug. 22 as part of Free Dentistry Day.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • Former Big Ray’s Drive In owner treated employees like family

    DeKALB – Christel Springmire remembers Big Ray's Drive In's owners used to hide $1 bills under the cash register to encourage employees to clean there ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:39 pm
  • Fundraising effort underway for DeKalb dog park shelter

    DeKALB – When Jessica Rue and Kim Liker bring their three dogs to Katz Dog Park almost daily, they expect to see a group of dogs taking shelter undern ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • Sycamore library drafting goals, vision

    SYCAMORE – Sarah Tobias hopes the Sycamore library’s strategic planning results in a sustainable, useful library for many years to come.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • Construction underway on Northern Illinois University's campus

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University students can expect the sounds of hammering, sawing and trucks passing by when they return to campus next month.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • DeKalb water system focus of study

    DeKALB – By the end of this year, city of DeKalb leaders should know what repairs its water system needs and whether water rates need to change to pay ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:33 pm
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