Local News

  • Morton man to appear in court on assault charges

    DeKALB – A Morton man who threw a clipboard at the registration clerk at Kishwaukee Hospital is scheduled to appear in DeKalb County Circuit Court on ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Face Time With ... Jim Wilson

    GENOA – Jim Wilson still is the man in the kilt.Wilson, a 60-year-old Scotland native, retired as th ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Beloved dinner aims to unify

    DeKALB – After the decision in Ferguson, First Lutheran Church congregation held a conversation about matters of race. A few weeks later, Pastor Janet ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • PolarPalooza draws residents outside for winter activities

    DeKALB – It was the perfect “snow day” as families packed Lions Park in DeKalb on Saturday for an afternoon of outdoor fun at “PolarPalooza.”
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Dialing down distracted driving

    Dialing up a BFF also has dialed up several warnings and citations for drivers in the past year, as a result of the new state law that went into effec ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • NIU provides support through child care for student-parents

    DeKALB – Tasha Smith didn’t miss a single class until she went into labor.Standing in front of her A ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • 10-year-old girl getting cochlear implants prepares to hear for first time

    Regina Kaczmarczyk aspires to be a singer some day, much like her favorite singers in One Direction, who she recently saw in concert.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • DeKalb crash leaves vehicles in snowy ditch

    An SUV rests on its hood in the eastern ditch on northbound Peace Road, just north of the intersection of Lincoln Hwy. in DeKalb, at 12:30 p.m. Frid ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Low corn prices expected to eat into farmers' profits

    WATERMAN – Nick Kessler, site manager at Monsanto’s Waterman Research Facility, said 2014 was a record year for corn across the country.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Health fair for women continues Saturday in DeKalb

    DeKALB – When Jammi Martin stopped at This One’s For the Girls event last year, she was referred to a doctor who diagnosed her with stage three breast ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Chester Gould honored in documentary

    WOODSTOCK – Yes, Woodstock has its groundhog, but it also has its Gould.The city has declared Sunday ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Write-in candidate withdraws in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Write-in candidate Leon Kincaid decided to drop out of the race for DeKalb’s 7th Ward City Council seat after he realized he didn’t live with ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Polarpalooza features winter fun for families

    Snow and cold temperatures need not mean an end to having fun outside.The DeKalb Park District is pr ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • DeKalb County Jail Solutions Committee considering tax hikes

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Jail Solutions Committee met for the first time Thursday night, and brainstormed on how to financially handle the expansi ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Custom Aluminum announces expansion plans at Genoa Chamber of Commerce’s gala

    GENOA – Receiving one of the Genoa Chamber of Commerce’s most prestigious awards was an honor for Michael Cirone, but it didn’t compare to another ann ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:39 pm
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