Local News

  • 10 tips for a lush lawn this spring

    Lawn care questions in the wake of last summer’s drought are now pouring in, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator. 
    March 31, 2014 - 5:51 pm
  • ‘Maze Runner’ author to visit NIU

    DeKALB – Imagine waking up in the heart of a vast maze with memory of nothing except your name. Every day, you have to run the maze, searching for a w ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:52 pm
  • Instant choir created at community sing

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University School of Music is looking to build an instant choir, hundreds of voices strong, at a Community Sing at 1:30 ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • Student works performed in concert

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University School of Music will present a concert of music by NIU student composers at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, in th ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Committee on youth elects new officers

    DeKALB – After two years as the secretary of the DeKalb Township Committee on Youth, Erica Wade was elected by the committee to serve as the committee ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Injured eagle rehab fundraiser’s focus

    SYCAMORE – The second annual “Babies Gone WILD!” fundraiser for Oaken Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation Center will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 26, ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:44 pm
  • 5K supports programs for the hard-of-hearing

    DeKALB – The fourth annual Hustle for Hearing 5K run/walk will be held on the nature trail at Hopkins Park on Saturday, April 5.
    March 31, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Landscape and nature art featured

    DeKALB – Local artist Linda Thornton Peterson will exhibit landscapes portrayed in various media and literary works in an exhibition called “Rural Rom ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:47 pm
  • Woman's club supports Pay-It-Forward House

    March 31, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • WIC celebrates 40th anniversary

    The DeKalb County Health Department celebrates the 40th anniversary of the WIC – Women, Infants and Children – program in 2014. WIC is for low-income ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:57 pm
  • Money-smart kids, debt-free adults

    Northern Illinois University’s Center for Economic Education and STEM Outreach are offering a workshop for educators and a STEM Cafe for the general p ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:54 pm
  • Landscape waste pickup resumes in April

    Waste Management will resume seasonal collection of landscape waste on regularly scheduled pickup days beginning April 1.
    March 28, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Illness outbreak linked to Mexican-style cheese

    The DeKalb County Health Department has had no reports of illnesses caused by contaminated cheese, but public health administrator Jane Lux is warning ...
    March 28, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Hoarder's trash turns artist's treasure in exhibit

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University Art Museum will present Hoarding, Amassing and Excess, a group exhibition featuring work by 17 contemporary ...
    March 24, 2014 - 9:41 pm
  • Yamber celebrates new location with ribbon cutting

    March 31, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Reader Poll

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