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  • Danger zone: A hot car can be a killer

    Keeping cool and beating the heat during the summer may seem difficult at times. For a young child or pet locked inside a hot car, it can be impossibl ...
    July 24, 2014 - 4:46 pm
  • Vandals damage Waterman home

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an incident of vandalism to a home in rural Waterman.Som ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • DeKalb bank president named to board of directors

    Timothy A. Struthers has been named to the board of directors of First National Bank of Omaha, announced bank president Daniel K. O’Neill. Struthers i ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Seed-saving workshop at Extension office

    SYCAMORE – University of Illinois DeKalb County Extension presents a workshop on seed saving and exchange from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at th ...
    July 22, 2014 - 9:30 am
  • Farmers market vouchers may make vegetables more appealing

    When participants in a local Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program received vouchers for fruits and vegetables at area farmers markets, they ate ...
    July 22, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Voter registration can be completed online

    A voter may apply to register online at www.elections.il.gov by clicking "Online Voter Registration" in the Spotlight area of the page, or by accessin ...
    July 22, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Hinckley-Big Rock FFA honored at state convention

    More than 3,500 Illinois FFA high school students – including members of the Hinckley-Big Rock FFA Chapter – participated in the 2014 Illinois State F ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • BSA Troop 16 attends summer camp

    Provided photoThirty-three scouts and 13 adults from Troop 16, sponsored by The Federated Church in ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • KC welcomes Lanting as VP of Instruction

    Kishwaukee College welcomed Mark Lanting as the new vice president of Instruction on May 19.Lanting ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Protecting DeKalb County seniors

    DEKALB - When you walk into the new location of Elder Care Services (ECS) of DeKalb County, the first thing you notice is the smell of fresh paint and ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: July 23, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJuly 24, 1889Burglars entered the residence of Judge Lowell on Monday and decamped with ...
    July 21, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Looking Back: July 16, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJuly 17, 1889There is a great discussion going on as to what should be America’s nation ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: July 9, 2014

    125 YEARS AGO July 10, 1889 The city marshal became offended at Alderman Knipp on Tuesday and slappe ...
    July 7, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • Looking Back: July 2, 2014

    125 YEARS AGO July 3, 1889 By a new law, a person who cannot read and write the English language is ...
    June 30, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Looking Back: June 25, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJune 26, 1889Bicycles are becoming numerous on our thoroughfares.The local strawberry c ...
    June 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: June 18, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJune 19, 1889Weeds about the streets in front of churches and residences are unsightly, ...
    June 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: June 11, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJune 12, 1889There was a children’s concert at the Congregational church in Sycamore on ...
    June 10, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Looking Back: June 4, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJune 5, 1889In the probate court last Monday, Mrs. Peter Corson was adjudged to be a di ...
    June 3, 2014 - 7:46 am
  • Looking Back: May 28, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOMay 29, 1889The opening of Oklahoma will soon be followed by the opening of another tra ...
    May 27, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Looking Back: May 21, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOMay 22, 1889Natural gas is being discovered pretty near Sycamore. At Wayne, C.W. Martin ...
    May 20, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • From basketball to bagels

    SYCAMORE - If someone were to write a biography of Shawn Thrower, it might be titled, “From Baskets to Bagels, Aguirre to McCartney.” Whether he’s pla ...
    July 21, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Summerfest food, tractors and more

    WATERMAN – Leonard Johnson says a love for farming is in his blood.Johnson was raised on a farm, and ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore woman all about keeping busy

    SYCAMORE – If you live in Sycamore, you probably have seen Jeannine Prombo around town.Prombo is a b ...
    July 7, 2014 - 1:02 pm
  • Knowing when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em

    DeKALB – When most people travel to Las Vegas, they see the shows, they enjoy the sights, they play for fun. When John Tobias visits Las Vegas, he wor ...
    June 30, 2014 - 9:21 am
  • Sycamore pastor gets more than sun out of South American vacations

    Most people would spend their vacations in Belize lying on the beach or snorkeling near the coral reef, but not Robert Weinhold.
    June 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • If you build it, they will read

    CORTLAND – When Barb Coward was growing up, her mother told her she should be a librarian. Coward, of Cortland, did her one even better – she started ...
    June 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • One sleepless night

    The American Cancer Society estimates nearly 14 million people in America have been diagnosed with cancer. Shannon O’Keefe of Sycamore is helping lead ...
    June 10, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Traveling history's highway

    DeKALB – Have you ever seen the red, white and blue roads signs with the big blue L and wondered what they were? Kay Shelton knows, and well she shoul ...
    June 3, 2014 - 7:47 am
  • Getting jazzy in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Great music and fun: that’s what John D. Smith promises anyone who attends DeKalb’s first New Orleans Jazz Weekend June 7-8 in DeKalb and Way ...
    May 27, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • Proud to remember those who served

    DeKALB – Frank Beierlotzer’s house is the one on his block that has an American flag outside. At night, the flag is illuminated. Displaying the flag i ...
    May 20, 2014 - 9:55 am

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