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  • 'Share the Talent' at St. John's Church

    St. John’s Church in Creston held its annual ice cream social and “Share the Talent” night on July 20. Many parishoners performed to the delight of al ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Angels take Bronco championship

    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McIntyre achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Kevin McIntyre was recently awarded the rank of Eagle, the highest rank in scouting, at a court of honor.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fraedrich achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Austin Fraedrich, a member of BSA Troop 16 chartered at The Federated Church in Sycamore, was recently awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achie ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Teens teach campers to make nutritious snacks

    DeKALB – University of Illinois Extension and the DeKalb Park District’s Camp Maple Leaf collaborated to offer 4-H Food Smart Families Summer Cooking ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • LEGO robotics club gears up for new season

    Natural disasters are not something that most boys ages 9 through 12 think about on a regular basis. However, five local boys have been very focused o ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Youth counseling program gives back to forest preserves

    Throughout the month of July, a group of youth involved with Adventure Works built benches at three DeKalb County forest preserves: South Branch Prair ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bellah elected president of mayors association

    KIRKLAND – Kirkland Village President Les Bellah was elected president of the Northern Illinois Mayors Association on July 17.
    July 28, 2014 - 6:12 pm
  • DeKalb filmmaker's hometown names day in his honor

    DeKALB – DeKalb resident David Barrow, owner of OC Imageworks, was recently honored in his hometown of Denton, Texas, for his documentary “When We Wer ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:01 pm
  • Hinckley-Big Rock FFA honored at state convention

    More than 3,500 Illinois FFA high school students – including members of the Hinckley-Big Rock FFA Chapter – participated in the 2014 Illinois State F ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Shotokan students advance in belt promotion

    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • BSA Troop 16 attends summer camp

    Provided photoThirty-three scouts and 13 adults from Troop 16, sponsored by The Federated Church in ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Teen shoots his first hole-in-one at Sycamore youth tournament

    SYCAMORE - David Schmitt wasn’t sure what had happened at first. It wasn't until he approached the green on hole No. 10 at the Sycamore Golf Club that ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa women research history of YMCA and George Williams College

    GENOA Rita Yerkes and Wilma Miranda wanted to discover the history of a noted college and explore the role the YMCA played in the college's developmen ...
    July 21, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Genoa grad awarded Palmer music scholarship

    Katelyn Thurlby of Genoa is the 2014 award recipient of the Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship, administered by the DeKalb County Community Fou ...
    July 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of bus trips to sporting events?
    I'd go; it's easier than driving
    No thanks; I don't want to ride to the game with a busload of strangers