Local News

  • 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
  • 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
  • Splash pad to help Sandwich cool down

    SANDWICH – The people of Sandwich will have a way to keep cool on hot days this summer. The Sandwich Park District is building a splash pad in Milesto ...
    April 17, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • Kish 5K supports Adventure Works

    SYCAMORE – The KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center is hosting its seventh annual 5K Run/Walk event at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 31. Proceeds will ben ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:02 pm
  • Local author donates newest book to library

    The Mason-Dixon Line does not have origins to the Civil War. This simple statement intrigued local author, Sally M. Walker, to follow this nugget of t ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Capitol Hill

    DeKALB – Josh Huseman of Castle Bank was part of an Illinois delegation of bankers that gathered in Washington, D.C. to meet with lawmakers last month ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:57 pm
  • Hospice volunteer training

    DeKALB—KishHealth System Hospice will offer its spring volunteer orientation and training class at the hospice office, 2727 Sycamore Road in DeKalb. T ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Food pantry clients struggle to buy diapers, toiletries

    Many food-insecure families also struggle to afford basic non-food household goods, such as personal care, household, and baby-care products, accordin ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:50 pm
  • Reader Poll

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