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  • 'Zion's Song': St. Mary third-graders write, perform song for late classmate

    DeKALB – Veronica Origel hadn’t planned on watching the St. Mary School spring concert, where her son would have sung about ocean life alongside his c ...
    May 20, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • DeKalb County woman dies in lawnmower accident

    DeKALB – A DeKalb County woman died Friday morning after a lawn mower accident, authorities said.Acc ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Video: DeKalb Police raise money in Friday's Cop on a Rooftop

    DeKalb Police raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics Torch Run by sitting on top of the DeKalb Dunkin' Donuts.
    May 20, 2016 - 1:48 pm
  • Video: Sycamore Police soliciting donations at Cop on a Rooftop at Dunkin' Donuts

    The Sycamore Police Department is a part of Cop on a Rooftop on Friday at the Sycamore Dunkin' Donuts, 1840 DeKalb Ave.
    May 20, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Beth Fowler dancers awarded first place at competition

    The Beth Fowler School of Dance Performing Group recently competed in the Rainbow National Dance Competition in Milwaukee, which included 381 teams.
    May 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Jazz and dance program to take place at Clinton Rosette

    "America’s Gift to the World: Jazz and Dance" will be the subject of Just Make It Happen's Artist in Residence music education program to be Monday, M ...
    May 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kingston, Genoa officials eager for school district plans

    KINGSTON – Municipal leaders in Kingston and Genoa said Thursday they are eager to hear more about the plans the Genoa-Kingston School District 424 bo ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • NIU rescinds Hastert's honorary degree

    DeKALB – Now, it’s as if Northern Illinois University never honored former U.S. Rep. Dennis Hastert after trustees voted unanimously Thursday to resci ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Nursing home workers picket, seek pay raise from DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Dozens of DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center union workers hoisted picket signs Thursday along the road outside the facility to protest cou ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Video: Hinckley-Big Rock Elementary's "Reading Gives Us Super Powers" event

    Hinckley-Big Rock Elementary School Principal Julie Melnyk was "flown" onto the school's roof today with the help of the students' reading powers afte ...
    May 19, 2016 - 7:56 am
  • IVT sets auditions for 'Always a Bridesmaid'

    Indian Valley Theatre will hold auditions for its next show, “Always a Bridesmaid,” from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 21, and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 23, ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Local doctor honored with Flagg Township Museum display

    The newest display at Flagg Township Museum in Rochelle focuses on an area man and his wife’s lifelong commitment of “returning the blessings.”
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reservations for TV recycling event fill up

    DeKALB – Reservations are full for the DeKalb County Health Department’s cathode-ray tube TV recycling collection event planned for May 26 through 28. ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • No serious injuries after morning crash in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – A two-vehicle collision on Peace Road left two vehicles badly damaged but caused no serious injuries, Sycamore police said.
    May 19, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Driver airlifted to hospital, traffic shut down after I-88 semitrailer crash

    DeKALB – A driver was airlifted to Rockford Memorial Hospital after two semitrailers crashed and caused traffic going west on Interstate 88 toward DeK ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:55 am
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