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  • ‘To Gillian’ a story of love and loss

    DeKALB – Stage Coach Players presents “To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday” weekends Oct. 9-19.In this h ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:37 am
  • Hiawatha football fans support food pantry

    KIRKLAND – The Hiawatha Sports Boosters asked fans of Hiawatha High School sports to support the Kirkland food pantry, housed in Kirkland’s Lutheran c ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:37 am
  • Walk & Roll in VAC fundraiser

    DeKALB – On Saturday, Oct. 18, two independent, privately-owned physical therapy clinics will host Walk & Roll for Mobility, a walk from Creative Ther ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:36 am
  • Dehumidifier that sparked fire was part of a recall

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore fire officials are asking residents to check their dehumidifiers after determining the dehumidifier in last week’s fire was part o ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:35 am
  • Transition Planning Fair offers resource connections to people with disabilities

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Transition Planning Committee is hosting its annual Transition Planning Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 18, at the ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:34 am
  • Volunteers needed for haunted house

    DeKALB – The ninth annual Amenti Haunted House at the historic Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb is returning for nine nights this year.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:28 am
  • Pizza buffet helps Feed'em Soup get ready for winter

    DeKALB – DeKalb’s community kitchen, Feed’em Soup Community Project, a 501c3 organization, is fighting hunger through its four weekly meal services. T ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:33 am
  • Mental health board seeks to fill opening

    The DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board is seeking candidates for an open seat on the board.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:31 am
  • Kish donates 5K proceeds to Adventure Works

    SYCAMORE – The seventh annual KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center 5K Run/Walk, held on May 31, raised $5,521, with an additional contribution of ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:25 am
  • Where have all the birds gone? The incredible journey

    The lament is heard every fall, when many of the colorful birds that had visited backyard bird feeders have left.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:24 am
  • Cultural exchange: Spanish students get a taste of American culture during DeKalb homecoming

    DeKALB – When a group of students from Spain visited DeKalb last week, they were naturally expecting to see a lot of different things. One thing they ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:23 am
  • Looking Back: October 8, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 9, 1889It is hoped a jury may be secured in the Cronin case before the prisoner ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:22 am
  • 'Restaurant owner' latest line on eclectic resume

    MALTA – Martha Robinson is a wife, mother, musician, baker of Norwegian pastry, and life drawing model.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:21 am
  • Volley for the Cure aims to pack the stands with pink

    GENOA – The standard reaction to a cancer diagnosis is shock.And when a person is healthy and only d ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Students in autism program earn their first paychecks

    Getting their first paycheck is one of the biggest thrills in any young person’s life. Jariah Aden, 19, and Daniel Escamilla, 20, are no different.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:19 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you prefer packaged or homemade Halloween costumes?