Local News

  • Concert to include talk by pianist, composers

    DeKALB – Guest pianist Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi will present a free concert, “Here (and there): music for piano and electronics,” at 8 p.m. Friday, April 1 ...
    March 24, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Kamm, Ridulph honored for service to church

    March 24, 2014 - 8:53 pm
  • Global missionary to speak at women's luncheon

    The women of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1915 N. First St., DeKalb, will host their annual Spring Banquet on April 5th.
    March 24, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • Live music at Feed'em Soup for Shelter Box

    “Box Rox,” a benefit concert on behalf of Shelter Box, a Rotary-backed international relief agency, will be held March 27 at Feed’em Soup, 122 S. Firs ...
    March 24, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Race season starts with Neighbors’ House 5K

    DeKALB – The 10th annual Neighbors’ House 5K Run will take place at 8 a.m. Sunday, April 27, at Hopkins Park in DeKalb.
    March 24, 2014 - 9:17 pm
  • Southeast Asian program emphasizes civics, culture

    Fifteen northern Illinois high school students, including nine from DeKalb County, have been chosen for a prestigious U.S. State Department leadership ...
    March 24, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • Mr. Pumpkin statue fundraising reaches fever pitch

    SYCAMORE – About $18,000 stands in the way of establishing a life-size memorial of Wally Thurow in time for this year’s Sycamore Pumpkin Festival.
    March 24, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • United Way honors supporters with awards

    The annual meeting of Kishwaukee United Way took place March 13 in DeKalb. Board members and community partners gathered to hear the program featuring ...
    March 24, 2014 - 9:05 pm
  • Ukraine experience explained in talk

    Peace Corps volunteer Mike Dixon will report firsthand experiences of his service and experiences up to and during the current Ukrainian crisis at the ...
    March 24, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Parents can view new textbook choice

    DeKALB – DeKalb middle schools are purchasing new textbooks for the language arts department. After extensive review, the committee has chosen Houghto ...
    March 24, 2014 - 9:12 pm
  • Sycamore congratulates young authors

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore District 427 announced three representatives were selected to participate in the Illinois 40th annual statewide Young Authors Conf ...
    March 24, 2014 - 8:52 pm
  • Historic artifacts or stolen property?

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University Art Museum is pleased to present “Looting, Hoarding, Collecting...”, an exhibition curated by students in th ...
    March 24, 2014 - 9:12 pm
  • Classroom grants raised at pig roast

    The DeKalb Education Foundation will host a traditional pig roast April 5 in order to raise money for grants that provide materials, equipment and pro ...
    March 24, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • Garden class series covers herbs, pests and budgets

    SYCAMORE – The spring series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Season Gardening program, focusing on herbs, pest control and gardening on a b ...
    March 24, 2014 - 8:52 pm
  • To Uganda, with love

    With the hint of tears in their eyes, Morgan Ferrara and Kaitlyn Lerma said they had to do something.
    March 24, 2014 - 9:40 pm
  • Reader Poll

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    Clean up an outdoor area