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Three I-8 schools exploring possible move

Ottawa, LaSalle-Peru and Rochelle provided the Interstate 8 with notice they are exploring the possibility of leaving the newly-formed conference after the 2020-2021 school year. Ottawa athletic director Michael Cooper said members of the old North Central Illinois Conference approached Ottawa...

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Kish College, Northwestern Medicine suspend EMT partnership

MALTA – Kishwaukee College is suspending its EMT program with Northwestern Medicine until fall of 2012. Kayte Hamel, director of the college’s foundation said she couldn’t comment on the turn of events, and that no one at the college will comment. A news release from the college says Kish,...

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A tornado watch that was initiated Thursday in counties across central and northern Illinois has expired, according to the National Weather Service. The watch was set to be in effect until 5 p.m., but expired by 2:45 p.m. Thursday. The following counties were affected: Boone, Champaign, Cook,...

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A car plows through standing water on Sycamore Road near Kendall Lane in DeKalb on Thursday. A storm passed through the area around noon adding more moisture to the already saturated ground resulting in some localized flooding.

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SYCAMORE – Police say they found a 21-year-old Shabbona man passed out behind the wheel in the middle of the road at the intersection of Glidden and Old State roads, according to a news release from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. Ryan A. Todd, of the 200 block of North Shabbona Road, has...

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SYCAMORE – Police said they found a 21-year-old Shabbona man passed out behind the wheel in the middle of the road at the intersection of Glidden and Old State roads, according to a news release from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. Ryan A. Todd, of the 200 block of North Shabbona Road, has...

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People planning on enjoying St. Patrick's Day festivities over the weekend shouldn't test their luck when it comes to drinking and driving, says the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office. According to a press release, the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office will be sending out special patrols throughout the...

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Sycamore schools move last day to May 30

SYCAMORE – Families with children in District 427 schools who had hoped to make Memorial Day weekend part of a summer vacation might have to rethink their plans. The six school days lost to inclement weather will have students finish up the school year after Memorial Day, with the last attendance...

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Former Romeoville resident Sheila Henson said that if the roles were reversed, her mother would have been searching for her daughter until the day she died. That mindset kept Henson going for more than 43 years. Henson’s mother, Delores Griffin, lived at 744 Hillcrest Drive with her three children...

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