• DeKalb launches high-tech alerts

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb has implemented the CodeRED system as a way to alert residents in case of emergency.
    April 14, 2014 - 5:50 pm
  • Spring fever rampant at farm market

    DEKALB – With temperatures warming and grass slowly turning green, spring has finally sprung. One person who anxiously awaits the springtime weather i ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:36 pm
  • Garden detectives solve plant problems

    University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners offer a free service answering gardeners’ questions at the Horticulture Help Desk. The ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:51 pm
  • Insiders’ look at Huskies

    DeKALB – Ever wonder what it’s like to play on an NFL team? Want to hear what goes into putting together a college football game plan? Want to get tog ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:57 pm
  • Grieving parents use painful story to reach out

    Jill and Brad Caldwell of Sycamore were like most young couples. When Jill got pregnant, they wanted the whole world to know.
    April 14, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • Dark skies don't dampen Easter spirit

    GENOA – Cecilia Fencl wasn’t sure what to expect. The Genoa woman was planning to take her 3-year-old granddaughter, Lillian Bradley-Fencl, to the Gen ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:42 pm
  • Bench honors boy killed in crash

    SYCAMORE – As the sun set over Sycamore Lake Rotary Park, Tonda Ranken ran her fingers over a picture of her 11-year-old son, Matthew, who was killed ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:46 pm
  • The force is strong at DeKalb library

    April 15, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Genoa blindsided by Amtrak line decision

    GENOA – Genoa officials were outraged to learn that the return of a passenger rail service to Rockford no longer includes a stop in their city.
    April 14, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • Sycamore hydrant flushing schedule

    SYCAMORE – The city of Sycamore Water Department will flush fire hydrants between April 14 and 25.Al ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • 5 things to do this weekend

    1.  Bunny time – Start with Breakfast With the Bunny from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Cortland Lions shelter, 70 S. Llanos St. Cost is $12 per family ...
    April 11, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Bowling Green University fall 2014 dean’s list

    Emily Waller of DeKalb and Emma Norris of Sycamore were named to the dean’s list at Bowling Green State University for the fall 2013 semester.
    April 8, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Olivet Nazarene University fall 2014 dean’s list

    Brittany Booth and Tyler Crater of Hampshire, Joseph Kuschman of Sycamore, Audrey Smith of DeKalb and Anna Stiker of Waterman were named to the dean’s ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Teachers get discounts at bookstore event

    DeKALB – Bookstore Barnes & Noble will celebrate Educator Appreciation Week April 12-20 at its DeKalb store, 2439 Sycamore Road in DeKalb.
    April 8, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Shakespearean comedy set on a college campus

    DeKALB – “One would think that Shakespeare had the college audience in mind when developing ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost,’ a play about young adults torn bet ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:47 am
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