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  • Local AFSCME members plan to picket in DeKalb today

    DeKALB – Local members of the state’s largest public-employee union plan an informational picket Thursday to let people know where they stand on the i ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 9:56 am
  • 9 delightful Thanksgiving recipes that will have you reaching for seconds

    Looking for something new to add to the Thanksgiving table? Check out a few of these recipes. ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • SMS names students of the month for October

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for October. The sixth-grade students are Rebecca Allen, Lincoln Cooley, Tia Durst and Brad ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb officials weigh plans for Casey’s store

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Planning and Zoning Commission will have a public hearing Nov. 30 on a petition to accommodate a Casey’s General Store at the nort ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • DeKalb's tax rate to drop as property values grow

    DeKALB – Homeowners could see a slight decrease in the amount they pay the city in property taxes next year, provided their property was not reassesse ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 board to draft lice policy

    DeKALB – A mother voiced her concerns Tuesday with the DeKalb School District 428 Board about the absence of a policy addressing students with lice in ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • 25 photos of a Kingston home for sale that includes 42 acres and the country lifestyle you've wanted

    Ever drive by a home and wonder, how much does that cost? Or what does it really look like inside?Go ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • Dorothy's Diamonds donates to cardiac rehab fund

    Dorothy Lockard, owner of Dorothy's Diamonds in Creston, donates trip proceeds to area nonprofit organizations. She recently returned from a tour of M ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:18 am
  • Glad Tidings hosts hymn sing

    Glad Tidings Assembly of God, 2325 N. First St. in DeKalb, will host a hymn sing at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 16. The public is invited.
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:18 am
  • Shabbona church plans 123rd turkey dinner, bazaar

    The Shabbona United Church of Christ’s 123rd annual dinner and country bazaar will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 17.
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • Ellwood House Museum prepares for holiday tours, open houses

    DeKALB – The historic halls and rooms of the Ellwood House Museum are decked with shades of burgundy, blue, purple and green in preparation for upcomi ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • DeKalb firefighters rescue dog from fire

    DeKALB – Firefighters rescued a dog from a home after an accidental fire caused $55,000 worth of damage and displaced the residents.
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • DeKalb woman charged with murder in death of boyfriend

    DeKALB – A 26-year-old woman was charged with murder in connection with the death of her live-in boyfriend, DeKalb police said Monday.
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Marlyn Burkart, founder of Marlyn’s Majorettes, dies

    SYCAMORE – Marlyn Burkart, who founded the award-winning Marlyn’s Majorettes and Drum Corps that marched in the first 53 years of Sycamore Pumpkin Fes ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • 10th annual Gobbler Gallop 5K is Nov. 19

    The Waterman Lions Club will host its 10th annual Gobbler Gallop 5K walk/run on Saturday.The event w ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
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