News

  • Be ready for emergencies

    The Department of Homeland Security encourages Americans to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, and schools.
    April 22, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Crime Stoppers seeks tips in Genoa, Sycamore thefts

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information in two crime investigations: a burglary in Genoa and stop sign thefts in Sycamore.
    April 22, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Fans can vote for Huskie Play of the Year

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Athletics will host its fifth annual awards banquet, “The Victors,” at 7 p.m. Monday, April 28, at DeKalb’s hist ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Dispose safely of unwanted medications

    DeKALB - The DeKalb Police Department will partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration for a National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Take Back the Night fights violence against women

    DeKALB – On Tuesday, April 29, Safe Passage, DeKalb County’s domestic violence and sexual assault prevention and intervention agency, will host Take B ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Huskies celebrated in ESPY-style awards show

    DeKALB - Northern Illinois Athletics’ fifth annual awards banquet, “The Victors,” is set for 8 p.m. Monday, April 28, at the historic Egyptian Theatre ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Churches mark Easter weekend with cross walk

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    April 22, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Test drives raise music funds

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    April 22, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Making music out of ordinary trash

    DeKALB – A cardboard box, popsicle sticks, rubber bands, masking tape, an empty salsa jar - most people don’t see anything special in those common hou ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Looking Back: April 23, 2014

    125 YEARS AGO April 27, 1889 The superintendent of the Boston, Mass., public schools says he does no ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:37 am
  • Retired teachers keep learning through sharing books

    SYCAMORE - There’s an old saying, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” But retired teacher Mary Lambert said participating in World Book Night has ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Avalon Quartet to join Illinois Philharmonic for special concert

    Northern Illinois University’s Avalon Quartet will join the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra and its acclaimed Austrian music director David Danzmayr t ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • County to buy mobile home park in May

    SYCAMORE - The residents of Evergreen Village, the mobile home park at 955 E. State St. near Sycamore, got details last week on the county’s $1.47 mil ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Facebook drive raises 1,560 pounds of food

    GENOA - Denise Hornbeck couldn’t sleep one night, trying to think of ways to help the food bank in Hampshire, where she lives.
    April 22, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • 'Bringing people together through music'

    DeKALB – Christine Sharp loves to sing. Besides taking music classes in school, Christine, 10, is also a member of the Stage Coach choir.
    April 22, 2014 - 10:32 am
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