Local News

  • DeKalb teen attends Ag Innovators conference

    DeKALB – Jaylene Jennings of DeKalb recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to learn about aquaculture and to receive training to help lead the 2014 4-H ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Sycamore park district buys land for new facilities

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Park District officials purchased 25 acres of land across from the sports complex on Airport Road in the next step in the Vision 2 ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Service members' kids benefit from dance performance

    DeKALB – When Jodi Riley’s husband was deployed to Afghanistan, her children were able to enroll in sports programs because of scholarships they recei ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Family recipes support local historic site

    Olga Sokolo admits she’s a little nervous.“You always want to believe that you are a good cook, and ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:37 am
  • Steelband marks 40th anniversary with concert

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Steelband, under the direction of Liam Teague and Cliff Alexis, presents its spring 2014 concert at 3 p.m. Sunda ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Oak Crest awards employee grant

    Twice a year for 15 years the Community Relations Committee of the Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center Board of Trustees has awarded a grant in th ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • New compositions performed for the first time in concert

    DeKALB – The Amicizia Trio will present a free concert of new works composed for violin, cello, and piano at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in the Northern ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Schaid chosen to lead Safe Passage

    DeKALB – Mary Ellen Schaid has been named executive director of Safe Passage, DeKalb County’s domestic violence and sexual assault prevention agency.
    April 8, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Ag-related books donated to school libraries

    For the 13th consecutive year, DeKalb County Farm Bureau’s Agricultural Literacy program worked with local sponsors to donate a collection of ag-relat ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Scouts aid tornado-stricken city

    Over the last weekend of spring break, DeKalb County Boy Scouts made history.On March 28 and 29, mor ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:15 am
  • 5 Things to Do This Weekend

    1. "Look Homeward, Angel" – 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at Huntley Middle School, 1515 S. Fourth St. in DeKalb. The NIU School of Theatre ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Top tax tips, tax scams for 2014

    Top Tax Tips from the IRS 1. Gather your records. This includes receipts, canceled checks and record ...
    April 2, 2014 - 9:29 am
  • ‘Faustina’ live drama brings a message of mercy

    "Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy," the live theatrical one-woman drama performed by actress Maria Vargo and directed by Leonardo Defilippis of Sai ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Kids’ volunteer opportunities abound at local fair

    DeKALB – DeKalb County KEYS (Keep Engaging Youth to Succeed) and Kishwaukee United Way will host the third annual Care or Be Square Youth & Family Vol ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:43 pm
  • Springtime recipes at Taste of Home Cooking School

    DeKALB – The perfect recipe for creating new memories includes good friends, good conversation and great food. The Taste of Home Cooking School is pre ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What's the best way to mark Earth Day?
    Use less energy
    Hold a recycling drive
    Clean up an outdoor area