Local News

  • KishHealth officials host merger forum

    SYCAMORE – KishHealth System officials said they plan to address communitywide concern over mental health care access in DeKalb County but have no pla ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Maple Park police chief planning for May retirement

    MAPLE PARK – After 40 years of public service in Kane and DeKalb counties, Maple Park Police Chief Michael Acosta plans to retire in May.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Almost half of DeKalb County employees working without contract

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County employees represented by the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees union are working without a contract ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • DeKalb Park District plans 2nd POLARpalooza Winter Festival

    DeKALB – Building on the success of last year’s winter festival, the DeKalb Park District is once again gearing up for a day of fun winter activities.
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 10:23 pm
  • Sycamore City Council reviews architects' plan for jail expansion project

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore City Council members reviewed a tentative but detailed timeline for DeKalb County’s $35 million jail expansion project, which is e ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Fire causes $200,000 damage to Sycamore home

    SYCAMORE – A fire over the weekend caused about $200,000 in damages to a Sycamore home.Sycamore fire ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Police cite two bars for selling alcohol to minors

    SYCAMORE – Chuck’s Bar & Grill, 47W739 Route 64, Virgil, was recently cited after failing an alcohol compliance operation conducted by the Kane County ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Retired DeKalb County Judge Kurt Klein dies at 72

    Retired DeKalb County Judge Kurt P. Klein, who served as the county’s presiding judge for more than a decade, has died.
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Fire causes $100,000 in damage to home near Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK – A fire caused $100,000 in damage Monday afternoon to a home at 45W825 Beith Road, Maple Park, according to a news release issued by the M ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Martin Luther King Jr. remembered at DeKalb interfaith church service

    DeKALB – The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as a “drum major for peace,” and at a special event Monday, he also was
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Former NIU student's cause of death remains under investigation

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Coroner Dennis Miller said Monday that his office is still waiting for forensic test results before determining the cause of th ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Sandwich woman Haley King in critical condition after crash

    SANDWICH – A Sandwich woman remains in critical condition in a Wisconsin hospital after a single-vehicle crash Sunday in rural DeKalb County.
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Goodwill offers free tax preparation

    Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois is operating its free income tax preparation and filing sites for the seventh year in a row. The GoodTAXES pr ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kids able to create their own gardens

    SYCAMORE – Families from DeKalb County got a taste of nature in the midst of bitter winter temperatures Sunday at Blumen Gardens.
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • Officials to answer jail expansion questions

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County officials will attend Tuesday’s city council meeting to give an update on plans to expand the jail and answer questions from ...
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 11:13 pm
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