Local News

  • Parents can view new textbook choice

    DeKALB – DeKalb middle schools are purchasing new textbooks for the language arts department. After extensive review, the committee has chosen Houghto ...
    March 24, 2014 - 9:12 pm
  • Sycamore congratulates young authors

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore District 427 announced three representatives were selected to participate in the Illinois 40th annual statewide Young Authors Conf ...
    March 24, 2014 - 8:52 pm
  • Historic artifacts or stolen property?

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University Art Museum is pleased to present “Looting, Hoarding, Collecting...”, an exhibition curated by students in th ...
    March 24, 2014 - 9:12 pm
  • Classroom grants raised at pig roast

    The DeKalb Education Foundation will host a traditional pig roast April 5 in order to raise money for grants that provide materials, equipment and pro ...
    March 24, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • Garden class series covers herbs, pests and budgets

    SYCAMORE – The spring series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Season Gardening program, focusing on herbs, pest control and gardening on a b ...
    March 24, 2014 - 8:52 pm
  • 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
  • Reader Poll

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