News

  • 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
  • Everyone’s a musician at sing-along

    DeKALB – George and Zoe Tikkun of DeKalb couldn’t wait. “I love singing and I make up my own songs,” ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Taking Main Street in new directions

    GENOA – As the new executive director of Genoa Main Street, Jen Bristow says she "gets it." "I have ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:20 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
  • Town Crier Events for April 2-16

    CORTLAND Preschool Story Time Time: 10 a.m. Date: Every Wednesday and Thursday; next, April 2 Place: ...
    April 1, 2014 - 6:59 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
  • Russell Woods camps offer variety of nature themes

    GENOA – University of Illinois Extension has opened up summer camp registration. Camp Russell is held at the Natural Resource Education Center in Russ ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:57 pm
  • Looking Back: April 2, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOApril 3, 1889At a recent meeting of the directors of the Sandwich Fair Association, the ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:47 pm
  • Tax day is coming

    Spring is not the only season that hits in April: As April 15 approaches, tax season is reaching fever pitch.
    April 2, 2014 - 9:00 am
  • Expo a way to 'beat the winter blues'

    DeKALB – School was the last place Bruno Wilkerson, 7, and his 9-year-old brother, Jordan, thought they’d be during spring break last week.
    March 31, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • Quilt Walk celebrates fiber arts

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    March 31, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Should Genoa have a train station?
    Yes, it will bring positive development
    No, it will bring crime