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  • History marker pays tribute to Chief Shabbona

    SHABBONA – Joyce Guerrero was impressed."It's heartwarming to see the respectful way the land has be ...
    July 12, 2014 - 4:45 pm
  • DeKalb man wins songwriter award

    DeKalb songwriter Gary Mullis was inducted into the new lnternational VIP Songwriters Hall of Fame Museum located inside the Family Theater in Lexingt ...
    July 12, 2014 - 4:41 pm
  • Accomplished young musician wins concerto competition

    SYCAMORE – Sarah Grant is the winner of the 2014 Sycamore High School Music Department Concerto Competition.
    July 12, 2014 - 4:31 pm
  • Cardboard vessels prepare for Kingston Fest regatta

    Kingston Fest and the Kardboard Boat Regatta return to Kingston Township Park on Saturday. New this ...
    July 12, 2014 - 4:19 pm
  • Feed'em Soup wins Facebook charity contest

    In an effort to give back and show appreciation for the support they receive from their local community, DeKalb Sycamore Chevrolet Cadillac GMC, 1925 ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • Roadside safety check nets nine drug and alcohol-related arrests

    DeKALB – A roadside safety check held overnight from July 3 to 4 at Annie Glidden Road north of Lincoln Highway in DeKalb netted one DUI arrest and ei ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Tollway oasis parking lots to be repaired

    DeKALB – Work on the Illinois Tollway’s Oases Parking Lot Rehabilitation Project is continuing, with work scheduled to begin on commercial truck and c ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Former big leaguers lead kids' baseball clinic

    SYCAMORE – Local youth will pick up baseball tips from former major league greats, including George Foster and Ron Kittle, July 19.
    July 11, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Police seek leads on Cortland car burglaries

    CORTLAND – Crime Stoppers is seeking information on two car burglaries that happened in Cortland in late June.
    July 10, 2014 - 4:13 pm
  • Handwriting analyst finds the secrets in your signature

    WATERMAN – Amy Wackerlin and her 12-year old-daughter, Brooke, weren't sure what to expect when a man offered to analyze their handwriting.
    July 12, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • Illinois College spring 2014 dean’s list

    Jacob Dander of Genoa and Rebecca Weil of Kingston were named to the dean’s list at Illinois College for the spring 2014 semester. Students on the dea ...
    July 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lewis University spring 2014 dean’s list

    Stephen Ryan of Hinckley, Craig Billington of Kingston, Rachael Holan of Maple Park, Jeff Flanigan of Sycamore and Luisana Alvarez of Hampshire were n ...
    July 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Wheaton College spring 2014 dean’s list

    Anna Leston, Jacob Kvasnicka, Rachel Jobe and Christopher Barwegen of DeKalb; Nicholas DeNardo of Hampshire; and Mark Persson and Karin DeHaven of Syc ...
    July 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fire blight claiming pear trees

    The University of Illinois Extension plant clinic has fielded a number of calls about fire blight this season, horticulture educator Candice Miller sa ...
    July 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reed completes basic Air Force training

    Air Force Airman Kendel R. Reed graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
    July 8, 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