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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
  • Local students named to honor society

    The following local students were inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Northern Illinois University:
    July 22, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Beauty of Barns discussed at Glidden Homestead

    Building on the “Year of the Barn” theme, the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center will host a video presentation, “The Beauty of Barns,” ...
    July 22, 2014 - 12:30 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
  • Wooden Box hosts James Bond themed event

    Wooden Box Theater will present its latest production, "The Living Daylights: James Bond Nite," at 6 p.m. July 26 at the Ellwood House Visitor Center ...
    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
  • Shotokan students advance in belt promotion

    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
  • NIU men’s tennis scores in the classroom

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University men’s tennis team collected team and individual academic honors as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (I ...
    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
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of bus trips to sporting events?
    I'd go; it's easier than driving
    No thanks; I don't want to ride to the game with a busload of strangers