Local News

  • Free child care business training workshop set

    4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care will present a free workshop for individuals interested in offering child care services in their home.
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Valley West Auxiliary awards scholarships

    The Valley West Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded its healthcare scholarships to deserving students in the area.
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Special Olympics athletes score bronze medal in soccer at World Games

    SYCAMORE – Since returning from the glitz and glamour of Los Angeles, Matt Sherman, Brendan Morrissey and Cody Zimmer have been the stars of DeKalb Co ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • DeKalb police, 7-11 partner to bring kids free treats

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Police Department and 7-11 are partnering to bring “Operation Chill” to the city.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • DeKalb police targeting drunken drivers

    DeKALB – DeKalb police are targeting drunken driving as part of a national enforcement campaign.Frid ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • 8 taken to hospital after Genoa crash

    GENOA – Eight people were taken to Kishwaukee Hospital with minor injuries after a three-vehicle crash on Route 23 at the Derby Line Road intersection ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Volunteers help students get settled in NIU residence halls on Move-in Day

    DeKALB – O’Rayn McAvoy had dropped off two of her older sisters at college, but Friday finally was her turn.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Photos: NIU students return to campus

    Volunteers assist students moving into residence halls at Northern Illinois University. ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Photos: Sycamore celebrates start to school year with picnic

    Sycamore High School hosted a Back-to-School Bash on Thursday, including hot dogs, a bags tournament and a movie.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 8:40 am
  • Woodbury gardens blooming

    Woodbury Elementary School in Sandwich has lots of gardens growing – cucumbers, peppers, cabbage and lots of flowers the children donated and planted ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb library to host Harry Potter Party

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Public library will host a Harry Potter party from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.Ha ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • DeKalb business to help residents 'navigate retirement'

    DeKALB – A DeKalb-area retirement center wants to help community members “navigate retirement” through a series of sessions geared toward mental and p ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Hinckley to hear from public on planned Royal Estates changes

    Note to readers: This story was changed to correct details of the original annexation agreement and clarify comments by Village President Jim Roderick ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 1:58 pm
  • DeKalb County home sales up 25.8 percent

    DeKALB – DeKalb County home sales increased 25.8 percent in July, while prices increased and supply fell.
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • DeKalb closer to 10-year strategic plan

    DeKALB – The city is one step closer to adopting a formal 10-year strategic plan after a marathon meeting Thursday.
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Do you think that tax dollars should be used to support the Illinois State Museum?