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  • Town Crier events for July 9-23

    CORTLAND Crochet Class Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: Wednesday, July 9 Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 ...
    July 7, 2014 - 6:07 pm
  • Classic musical shares ‘How to Succeed’ at DeKalb theater

    DeKALB – Stage Coach Players presents "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," July 10 through 20. The show is based on the book by Abe Bur ...
    July 7, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Free family fun at fair

    SYCAMORE – Pay-It-Forward House will hold its ninth annual Meet Me at the Fair from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at the house, 719 Somonauk St. in S ...
    July 7, 2014 - 5:51 pm
  • Haircuts donated to children in need

    Hair Cuttery, the largest family-owned and operated chain of hair salons in the country, marks its 15th year of helping children in need start the new ...
    July 7, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • Get free legal advice Saturday

    The Kane County Bar Association will conduct monthly “Ask A Lawyer Days” during 2014. On the second Saturday of each month, members of the public are ...
    July 7, 2014 - 5:48 pm
  • Kirkland grows by thousands for Fourth of July festival

    KIRKLAND – Jennifer Garman came all the way from Minneapolis to attend the Kirkland Lions’ 66th annual Fourth of July celebration last weekend.
    July 7, 2014 - 5:48 pm
  • Waterman Summerfest features tractors, balloon rides

    WATERMAN – The Waterman Lions Club will host a farm tractor pull and offer hot air balloon rides as part of the 14th annual Summerfest and Antique Tra ...
    July 12, 2014 - 4:17 pm
  • Sycamore 7-Eleven celebrates the start of package liquor sales

    July 7, 2014 - 3:11 pm
  • Sycamore scouts earn badges at campout

    Members of Boy Scout Troop 40, St. Mary Catholic Church of Sycamore, spent the week of June 22-28 camping and earning merit badges at Camp Napowan Adv ...
    July 7, 2014 - 3:11 pm
  • NIU prof honored at UIC

    Paul M. Wright, the Lane/Zimmerman Endowed Professor of Kinesiology and Physical Education at Northern Illinois University, has been named recipient o ...
    July 7, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Safety video honored with industry award

    OC Imageworks of DeKalb was named a bronze winner in the 35th annual Telly Awards for "Kishwaukee College Emergency Preparedness Video." There were ne ...
    July 7, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Country music show collects school supplies

    DeKALB – Gary Mullis is hosting the sixth annual Country Music Show for School Supplies from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 20.
    July 9, 2014 - 6:10 pm
  • DeKalb student receives school’s highest ag award

    Dakota Howe of DeKalb High School was recently presented the school’s highest agricultural honor, the DeKalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponso ...
    July 7, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • New literacy program just for babies

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Public Library, in partnership with 4C: Community Coordinated Child Care, announces a new program, Book Babies, specifically for b ...
    July 7, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Dance the weekend away at DeKalb ballroom dance event

    DeKALB – The June 29-July 5 issue of American Profile, a national weekly magazine distributed in newspapers across the country, including the Daily Ch ...
    July 7, 2014 - 2:05 pm
  • 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