News

  • To Uganda, with love

    With the hint of tears in their eyes, Morgan Ferrara and Kaitlyn Lerma said they had to do something.
    March 24, 2014 - 9:40 pm
  • Insurance deadline looms; help available

    DeKALB – There’s still time to sign up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act without paying a penalty, but not much. The deadline is March 31.
    March 24, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • Looking Back: March 26, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOA spark from a passing locomotive ignited a haystack on the premises of N. Roose, and t ...
    March 24, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Laid-back exterior belies writer's dark stories

    At first glance, Aaron Gudmunson comes across as a laid-back guy in an old baseball cap and worn-out blue jeans. The stay-at-home dad of Emma, 7, and ...
    March 25, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • Bank scholarship for DeKalb County students

    Applications are being accepted for the Resource Bank Centennial Service Award. Each year $10,000 is made available through scholarships to graduating ...
    March 24, 2014 - 9:16 pm
  • Persson on UIC dean’s list

    Matthew Persson of Sycamore was named to the dean’s list at the University of Illinois at Chicago for the fall 2013 semester. To earn a spot on the de ...
    March 24, 2014 - 8:49 pm
  • Persson named to Wheaton dean’s list

    Mark Persson of Sycamore was named to the dean’s list at Wheaton College for the fall 2013 semester. To earn a spot on the dean’s list, students must ...
    March 24, 2014 - 8:49 pm
  • U of Kansas honor roll

    Ashley Colen of Sycamore and Amy Wehrs of Hampshire were named to the honor roll at the University of Kansas for the fall 2013 semester.
    March 24, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • Local Waubonsee students earn honors

    The following local students were named to the dean’s list and president’s list at Waubonsee Community College for the fall 2013 semester. Students na ...
    March 24, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • Bullying message spiked with BMX stunts

    GENOA – When Matt Wilhelm was 15, he wanted to be a top BMX racer. He never thought about using his bike to do tricks.
    March 24, 2014 - 9:43 pm
  • Voting is open for Genoa Main Street scholarship

    GENOA – The race is on among Genoa-Kingston High School seniors vying for the Genoa Main Street scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is funded by donat ...
    March 18, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Spring brings last indoor market

    DeKALB – On Saturday, March 22, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb will welcome spring by holding its final winter farmer’s market of the ...
    March 18, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Town Crier Events: March 19-April 2, 2014

    CORTLAND Preschool Story Time Time: 10 a.m. Date: Every Wednesday and Thursday; next, March 19 Plac ...
    March 18, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • University of Iowa fall 2013 dean’s list

    Local students who were named to the fall 2013 dean’s list at the University of Iowa include Dylan Jones of DeKalb, Nicholas Lopez of Genoa, Hannah Se ...
    March 18, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Moulton named to dean’s list

    Devin Louise Brown Moulton of Sycamore was named to the dean’s list/honor roll at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall 2013 semester.
    March 18, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Reader Poll

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