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  • Speaker tells Hiawatha students to accept others, ‘be yourselves’

    KIRKLAND – Seventh-grader Rachel Taylor admits it can be hard for her not to judge someone based on how they look or act.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Local health officials on alert for EVD-68 respiratory virus

    DeKALB – DeKalb County health officials are working to prepare for and prevent a respiratory virus that has been seen in the Chicago area recently.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Woman charged with DUI in Maple Park crash

    MAPLE PARK – A woman whose car collided with another car Wednesday in Maple Park was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, authorities ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • DeKalb police ask residents to register for new Code Red system

    DeKALB – City officials are asking DeKalb residents to register with the Code Red Emergency Notification System as they prepare for a test of the syst ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Sale of Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park affecting school’s enrollment

    SYCAMORE – Students leaving Sycamore schools because of the sale of Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park has been difficult for some teachers at North G ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Two local events to mark Sept. 11 anniversary

    DeKALB – When a U.S. Air Force band asked Michael Embrey to set up area concerts for its tour, he knew it had to perform in DeKalb.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • DeKalb delays building inspection vote over business opposition

    DeKALB – DeKalb property owner Chuck Shepard knows gathering all the people that could be affected by an overhaul of the city's building codes will be ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by car

    SYCAMORE — A 42-year-old woman was taken to a Rockford hospital in serious condition after a car struck her near the Casey's General Store on Monday m ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • Tuesdays on the Town event tonight canceled

    SYCAMORE — Due to scheduling conflicts with participating organizations, Tuesdays on the Town in Sycamore has been canceled tonight.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • DeKalb County school leaders debate start times, student activities

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore High School sophomore Jeremy Hayes knows most other students do not go to sleep before 9 p.m. as he does.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • DeKalb aldermen vote to make University Plaza into apartments

    DeKALB – After a lengthy discussion, DeKalb alderman voted to allow a developer to turn private dormitory University Plaza into apartments.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Historical marker unveiled at site of corn breakthrough in city of DeKalb

    DeKALB – The beginning of local agricultural innovation began in the 1920s at one secret spot on Nelson Road in DeKalb.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Photos: Overdose Awareness Vigil

    Photos from the overdose awareness vigil on Saturday. ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Photos: DAAHA Dedicates Historic Marker

    The DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association dedicated a historic marker to celebrate the first hybrid corn breeding plot in northern Illinois.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 5:29 pm
  • Barnes & Noble plans to close DeKalb location

    DeKALB – A national bookseller is closing its location near Target on DeKalb's north side just months after a nearby large retail space that had sat e ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:29 pm
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