Local News

  • YMCA hands out 1,200 boxes of school supplies

    The Kishwaukee Family YMCA distributed 1,200 boxes of school supplies to local children in need on Aug. 14, in partnership with YMCA of Metro Chicago ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Orchards mark the start of fall

    MALTA – September is orchard season.Jonamac Orchard in Malta opened last week, and Honey Hill Orchar ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • WCPT FM the new home of Huskie football

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University football has a new local radio home as every 2014 Huskie football game, as well as the weekly coaches’ radio sho ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:37 am
  • Huskie athletes honor former AD

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University student-athletes from all 17 sports will honor the memory of iconic former director of athletics Robert J. Brigh ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:36 am
  • Rabid bat found in DeKalb home

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Health Department confirms its first rabid bat of the year was found Aug. 19 in a home in DeKalb.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 2:22 pm
  • Sycamore Pumpkin Festival names parade marshal, festival friend

    SYCAMORE – Jerry Malmassari is looking forward to seeing children drop off their decorated pumpkins on the courthouse lawn in October, tilting and tur ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Celebration Chorale seeking new singers

    Calling all singers! The Celebration Chorale will begin practices for the Christmas Cantata, “Christmas is Coming, Sing for Joy.”
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb calls for resident input on sustainability plan

    DeKALB – The City of DeKalb Citizen Environmental Commission is seeking public input on its proposed Sustainability Plan for the city.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Local pilots soar over DeKalb at Young Eagles rally

    DeKalb Mayor John Rey takes a flight around DeKalb in a Light Sport aircraft piloted by Chris Sziuba of the local Experimental Aircraft Association ch ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Tyler students return to school after major renovation

    DeKALB – Andria Mitchell, the principal of Tyler Elementary School, 1021 Alden Circle in DeKalb, is excited for the first day of school.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Waller to be sworn in as a circuit judge

    Judge Bradley J. Waller will be sworn in as a resident circuit judge for DeKalb County at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, in the DeKalb County Courthouse.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
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