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  • Sycamore to host first Ribs, Rhythm and Brews Fest

    DeKALB – Somonauk Street will be Sycamore’s one-stop shop for music, ribs and beer Saturday.Ribs, si ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • Interscholastic Equestrian Association to host fundraiser

    KIRKLAND – The cost of horse ownership doesn’t deter about 20 middle and high school-age kids from competing and showing horses with the On Eagles Win ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • Man injured in Sycamore Steam Show and Threshing Bee accident ‘recovering well’

    SYCAMORE – A man who was airlifted to the hospital after getting his hand caught in a piece of machinery at the Sycamore Steam Show and Threshing Bee ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • DeKalb County residents concerned about Peace Road safety

    DeKALB – Deborah Bond has to drive – or as she puts it, “deal with” – Peace Road on a daily basis and said she’s tired of feeling unsafe. 
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • DeKalb County gets enterprise zone designation as state freezes program

    DeKALB – DeKalb County’s application for an enterprise zone designation has been approved – but officials can’t quite relish their success without a s ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • DeKalb Co. enterprise zone plan approved, not enacted

    DeKALB — DeKalb County can’t quite relish securing its first state enterprise zone designation because the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economi ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Ribs, Rhythm & Brews on tap in Sycamore

    The first ever Sycamore Ribs, Rhythm & Brews Fest will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday on Somonauk Street in downtown Sycamore.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:10 am
  • Red Cross finds new local space for supplies

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Red Cross has found a new space to store some of its emergency supplies.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Civil War Memorial in Sycamore celebrated with rededication ceremony Saturday

    SYCAMORE – The Civil War Memorial in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse, 133 W. State St., was rededicated Saturday.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • More than 80 animals adopted during 'Clear the Shelters' event

    DeKALB – People began lining up before 7 a.m. Saturday at TAILS Human Society, hoping to adopt. By the time the shelter closed, only two dogs and eigh ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • 50 Men Who Cook: Community members share good food for good cause

    DeKALB – One of the most popular dishes entered in Saturday’s 50 Men Who Cook competition wasn’t prepared by a man, but by an 11-year-old boy and amat ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Face Time with Marty West

    If you want to go looking for dinosaurs in the region, Marty West has the perfect mode of transportation for you.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Dekalb County Board to consider Potawatomi bingo resolution

    DeKALB – A decade ago, DeKalb County Board member John Gudmunson didn’t support the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation bringing gambling to the Shabbona a ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • Back To School Bash helps DeKalb kids get ready for school

    DeKALB – The four youngsters Christin Howard brought to the Back To School Bash on Saturday in Welsh Park left the event with bags full of goodies.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Photos: Back to School Bash

    Families packed Welsh Park in DeKalb to receive free backpacks and school supplies this weekend. ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 1:13 pm
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