Local News

  • Scouts aid tornado-stricken city

    Over the last weekend of spring break, DeKalb County Boy Scouts made history.On March 28 and 29, mor ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:15 am
  • 5 Things to Do This Weekend

    1. "Look Homeward, Angel" – 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at Huntley Middle School, 1515 S. Fourth St. in DeKalb. The NIU School of Theatre ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Top tax tips, tax scams for 2014

    Top Tax Tips from the IRS 1. Gather your records. This includes receipts, canceled checks and record ...
    April 2, 2014 - 9:29 am
  • ‘Faustina’ live drama brings a message of mercy

    "Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy," the live theatrical one-woman drama performed by actress Maria Vargo and directed by Leonardo Defilippis of Sai ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Kids’ volunteer opportunities abound at local fair

    DeKALB – DeKalb County KEYS (Keep Engaging Youth to Succeed) and Kishwaukee United Way will host the third annual Care or Be Square Youth & Family Vol ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:43 pm
  • Springtime recipes at Taste of Home Cooking School

    DeKALB – The perfect recipe for creating new memories includes good friends, good conversation and great food. The Taste of Home Cooking School is pre ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Russell Woods camps offer variety of nature themes

    GENOA – University of Illinois Extension has opened up summer camp registration. Camp Russell is held at the Natural Resource Education Center in Russ ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Tax day is coming

    Spring is not the only season that hits in April: As April 15 approaches, tax season is reaching fever pitch.
    April 2, 2014 - 9:00 am
  • Quilt Walk celebrates fiber arts

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    March 31, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Libraries lend books, movies and ... seeds?

    Beginning April 22, when you go to the Sycamore and DeKalb libraries, you can check out more than the latest Tom Clancy novel.
    March 31, 2014 - 5:51 pm
  • Shabbona church creates neighborhood center for community

    SHABBONA–  Imagine a place where hot coffee is always ready and checkerboards and decks of cards lie on tables waiting for play.
    March 31, 2014 - 5:45 pm
  • Classical works in Oak Crest concert

    Victor Ryzhov and Victoria Young will perform at the DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest, 2944 Greenwood Acres Drive in DeKalb, at 2 p.m. Sunday ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Genoa youth receives Scout Eagle Award

    Family, friends and fellow scouters of Joe Lautenbach gathered recently to recognize and honor him for achieving the rank of Eagle, the highest rank i ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • One-man musical fights hunger

    DeKALB – The off-Broadway musical “The Cotton Patch Gospel” is going way off-Broadway to DeKalb to raise money for local, national and international p ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Flea market to fund youth group trip

    SYCAMORE – St. Mary’s Church in Sycamore is hosting a Community Flea Market from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, April 12, in the Parish Activity Center ...
    March 31, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Reader Poll

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