Local News

  • Vodden joins Genoa bank

    GENOA – Heartland Bank and Trust Company has added Karen Vodden as trust officer to its asset management and trust services team. Based in Genoa, Vodd ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Public Health Week focused on awareness, prevention

    “Public Health: Start Here” is the theme of National Public Health Week 2014, an initiative of the American Public Health Association supported by the ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Scary experience inspires ambulance lesson

    KIRKLAND — Cub Scout Pack 82 visited the Kirkland Fire Department for a recent pack meeting. However, instead of learning about the big red fire truck ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Jazz ensemble bids director farewell

    DeKALB – The nationally renowned NIU Jazz Ensemble will bid farewell to director Ron Carter in a special concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in the ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Speaker tells women: get out of your way

    SYCAMORE – Women will learn to stop standing in their own way at the Kishwaukee Women’s Network luncheon on Thursday, April 17.
    April 8, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Penguin Project 2014 kick off meetings scheduled

    Children's Community Theatre's Penguin Project will kick off its 2014 production of "Aladdin" with organizational meetings April 13 and 14.
    April 8, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • DeKalb teen attends Ag Innovators conference

    DeKALB – Jaylene Jennings of DeKalb recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to learn about aquaculture and to receive training to help lead the 2014 4-H ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Sycamore park district buys land for new facilities

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Park District officials purchased 25 acres of land across from the sports complex on Airport Road in the next step in the Vision 2 ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Service members' kids benefit from dance performance

    DeKALB – When Jodi Riley’s husband was deployed to Afghanistan, her children were able to enroll in sports programs because of scholarships they recei ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Family recipes support local historic site

    Olga Sokolo admits she’s a little nervous.“You always want to believe that you are a good cook, and ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:37 am
  • Steelband marks 40th anniversary with concert

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Steelband, under the direction of Liam Teague and Cliff Alexis, presents its spring 2014 concert at 3 p.m. Sunda ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Oak Crest awards employee grant

    Twice a year for 15 years the Community Relations Committee of the Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center Board of Trustees has awarded a grant in th ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • New compositions performed for the first time in concert

    DeKALB – The Amicizia Trio will present a free concert of new works composed for violin, cello, and piano at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in the Northern ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Schaid chosen to lead Safe Passage

    DeKALB – Mary Ellen Schaid has been named executive director of Safe Passage, DeKalb County’s domestic violence and sexual assault prevention agency.
    April 8, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • 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
  • Reader Poll

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