49°FFairFull Forecast

Local News

  • Two local events to mark Sept. 11 anniversary

    DeKALB – When a U.S. Air Force band asked Michael Embrey to set up area concerts for its tour, he knew it had to perform in DeKalb.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • DeKalb delays building inspection vote over business opposition

    DeKALB – DeKalb property owner Chuck Shepard knows gathering all the people that could be affected by an overhaul of the city's building codes will be ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by car

    SYCAMORE — A 42-year-old woman was taken to a Rockford hospital in serious condition after a car struck her near the Casey's General Store on Monday m ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • Tuesdays on the Town event tonight canceled

    SYCAMORE — Due to scheduling conflicts with participating organizations, Tuesdays on the Town in Sycamore has been canceled tonight.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • DeKalb County school leaders debate start times, student activities

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore High School sophomore Jeremy Hayes knows most other students do not go to sleep before 9 p.m. as he does.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • DeKalb aldermen vote to make University Plaza into apartments

    DeKALB – After a lengthy discussion, DeKalb alderman voted to allow a developer to turn private dormitory University Plaza into apartments.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Historical marker unveiled at site of corn breakthrough in city of DeKalb

    DeKALB – The beginning of local agricultural innovation began in the 1920s at one secret spot on Nelson Road in DeKalb.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Photos: Overdose Awareness Vigil

    Photos from the overdose awareness vigil on Saturday. ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Photos: DAAHA Dedicates Historic Marker

    The DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association dedicated a historic marker to celebrate the first hybrid corn breeding plot in northern Illinois.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 5:29 pm
  • Barnes & Noble plans to close DeKalb location

    DeKALB – A national bookseller is closing its location near Target on DeKalb's north side just months after a nearby large retail space that had sat e ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Infographic: Heroin and drug-related deaths

    This infographic depicts heroin and drug-related deaths in DeKalb, Kane, McHenry, Ogle and Boone counties from 2010-13.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:31 pm
  • Heroin deaths in DeKalb County prompt action

    Brenda Jergens, of Malta, and Cathi McDannel, of Holiday Hills in McHenry County, both want to raise awareness about the dangers of heroin since losin ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Kids get creative with Legos

    SYCAMORE – Joshua Brazier has liked LEGOs ever since he first heard of them.Brazier, 9, spends time ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • DeKalb council to vote on rules for commercial building inspections

    DeKALB – DeKalb aldermen today will vote on a comprehensive ordinance that will change the way the city inspects commercial and industrial businesses, ...
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Sept. 7 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all DDC instances for analytics purposes.

    Carey Press Conference

    More videos »

    Reader Poll

    Would you encourage your children to take classes that could give them college credit while they were in high school?