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  • DeKalb’s tax increment financing districts approaching retirement

    DeKALB – In four years, Barb City Manor will have $100,000 less a year to spend on improvements to its aging facility, a fact administrator Maureen Ge ...
    July 13, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Tips sought on vandalism at Waterman home

    WATERMAN – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about vandalism to a home in Waterman that occurred over the holiday weekend.
    July 12, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • New trees planned for DeKalb Nature Trail

    DeKALB – It’s time for new trees on the DeKalb Nature Trail, park board members have decided.“We’ve ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • 39 tickets, arrests in roadside safety check

    ELGIN – Between the evening of July 3 and morning of July 4, there were 39 citations and arrests at a roadside safety check on Annie Glidden Road nort ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Beer nuggets a tasty DeKalb tradition

    DeKALB – Larry Finn says what so many locals know: Beer nuggets are “a DeKalb thing.” “They say beer ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • Spring NIU retirements total 183

    DeKALB – The number of retiring Northern Illinois University employees more than tripled this spring, but the total was nowhere near the 800 employees ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Vigil remembers Schulz as death investigation continues

    DeKALB – A sea of cutoff jean shorts, brightly colored balloons, candles and cowboy boots flowed into Hopkins Park to honor the life of Steven Schulz.
    July 12, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Photos: Balloon Release for Steven Schulz

    Images from a memorial event at Hopkins Park on Friday. ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • DeKalb man receives probation for attempted child porn

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man accused of binding and photographing two young, clothed girls in his home was sentenced to four years’ probation and released ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Schulz memorial event planned tonight

    DeKALB – Friends of Steven Schulz are hosting a public memorial for him tonight.Friends and family o ...
    July 11, 2014 - 2:46 pm
  • NIU video game camp offers students creative outlet

    DeKALB – Diego Wu's first trip out of Taiwan has landed him in DeKalb, where the 11-year-old is learning how to create his own video games.
    July 10, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Bond reduced in DeKalb cocaine case

    SYCAMORE – A 24-year-old DeKalb man accused of having about 37 grams of cocaine in a safe under his bed had his bond reduced Thursday from $250,000 to ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Bond is set at $150,000 in Cortland marijuana case

    CORTLAND – Tadd Reiter is expected to ask a judge to reduce his $150,000 bond next week after police said they found six pounds of marijuana and more ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • July 10 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 ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • DeKalb announces new finance director

    DeKALB - The finance director for the village of Carpentersville is headed to DeKalb.Cathy Haley, a ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:30 pm
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