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  • 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
  • Patient Portal gives patients online access to records

    KishHealth System encourages patients to sign up for MyKishHealth, the online patient portal for Kishwaukee and Valley West hospitals, to access to th ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:12 pm
  • Free welding technology program starts Aug. 11

    DeKALB –DeKalb County residents could be eligible for free Welding Training offered by First Institute Training & Management.
    July 28, 2014 - 6:06 pm
  • Community event to fight crime, raise safety awareness

    DeKALB – Local public safety agencies are teaming up to offer National Night Out, a free community awareness fair, on Tuesday, Aug. 5, in the Target p ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • Back to school party provides low-income students the tools to start the year right

    DeKALB – Treveda Redmond just wants children to have the chance to be successful in the classroom.An ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:05 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
  • Looking Back: July 30, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJuly 31, 1889The people of Illinois and of the whole Northwest would like to see the Wo ...
    July 28, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Professor: Modern life setting the stage for robot rights

    In science fiction, some robots are portrayed as friendly, like Rosie, the Jetsons’ robotic maid, or Disney’s Wall-E. Others are programmed to extermi ...
    July 28, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Danger zone: A hot car can be a killer

    Keeping cool and beating the heat during the summer may seem difficult at times. For a young child or pet locked inside a hot car, it can be impossibl ...
    July 24, 2014 - 4:46 pm
  • Vandals damage Waterman home

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an incident of vandalism to a home in rural Waterman.Som ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • DeKalb bank president named to board of directors

    Timothy A. Struthers has been named to the board of directors of First National Bank of Omaha, announced bank president Daniel K. O’Neill. Struthers i ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Local students named to honor society

    The following local students were inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Northern Illinois University:
    July 22, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Beauty of Barns discussed at Glidden Homestead

    Building on the “Year of the Barn” theme, the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center will host a video presentation, “The Beauty of Barns,” ...
    July 22, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Seed-saving workshop at Extension office

    SYCAMORE – University of Illinois DeKalb County Extension presents a workshop on seed saving and exchange from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at th ...
    July 22, 2014 - 9:30 am
  • Wooden Box hosts James Bond themed event

    Wooden Box Theater will present its latest production, "The Living Daylights: James Bond Nite," at 6 p.m. July 26 at the Ellwood House Visitor Center ...
    July 22, 2014 - 9:30 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