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Exploring the Small Town Charm of Downtown Genoa with Derek Bayne
Join Derek Bayne on a journey to the heart of Genoa, a small town with big charm. Discover the authenticity of Open Door Coffee, the local history at Kwak Valley Heritage Museum, and the sweet delights of a unique candy shop.
Man accused of threatening to blow up school, DeKalb County judge
DEKALB, Ill. (WTVO) — A Des Plaines man was arrested on Thursday after police say he threatened a DeKalb County judge and to blow up a school. Jesse Christian, 28, faces disorderly conduct – threatening a public official and harassment by telephone charges. He is currently held in the DeKalb County Jail. According to police, […]
Yes, THAT DeKalb bridge is open again
A busy thoroughfare that has been closed for months in DeKalb is now open again. It happened with little fanfare — a quiet surprise on a Friday afternoon as the rain fell gently over the new Kishwaukee River span and the barriers were removed. A black minivan was one of the first vehicles to boldly go where no vehicle has gone before...or at least, not over the past nine months while the project battled setbacks and delays.
IL marengo's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around marengo.
MISSING: Cherry Valley woman reported missing Thursday
CHERRY VALLEY, Ill. (WIFR) - Cherry Valley police ask the public to help find a 75-year-old woman last seen driving a black Cadillac 4-door with Illinois license plate ED 56493. Carolyn Tolliver is described as a Black woman with gray hair and black eyes. She was last seen just around...
Taste the Morning: Sycamore's Top 3 Breakfast & Brunch Destinations You Can't Miss
This article presents three delightful breakfast and brunch spots in Sycamore. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If so, we'd love to hear your experiences! Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Belvidere Police Alert Public About National Police Association Letter Scam
Beware of a new scam alert from Belvidere Police! A deceptive letter from the 'National Police Association' is circulating, falsely claiming that the city council needs financial help. Stay vigilant this holiday season and report any suspicious activity to the police department.
13-Year-Old ‘Ray of Sunshine’ Dog in Illinois Is Hoping for Her Happily Ever After
Now that the holiday season is approaching, many animal shelters also see an influx of pets that need to find a forever home. In particular, senior pets have a hard time getting adopted. The adoption center Young at Heart Senior Pets in Woodstock, Illinois, is in desperate search of a forever home ...Continue reading
Cortland Man Faces Cannabis Delivery Charges After DeKalb Traffic Stop
A traffic stop on a recent Monday morning in DeKalb has led to significant legal consequences for a Cortland man. Devonte K. Tillman, 29, was charged with unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to deliver. The incident took place near the intersection of N. First Street and Dresser Road, where a deputy from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office detected the smell of cannabis coming from Tillman's vehicle, prompting an investigation.
Today the gas price is close to $3.49 in Kingston as of 2023-12-01. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.248, a week ago the price is $3.265 , according to AAA.
Some DeKalb store windows will serve as a stage for dancers
Many businesses use painted art to decorate their windows during the holiday season. This Friday, Dec. 1, over a dozen downtown DeKalb businesses will use art but with a splash of motion. Melissa Beck does marketing for Dimensions Dance Academy. She said this is the third year that the academy...
Kane County Adds 1,000 Acres of Protected Farmland
Farmland is intertwined with the agricultural heritage and economic vitality of Kane County and for that reason, County leaders have made preserving it a priority. Kane County has a long history of public policy efforts focused on its unique agricultural and rural landscape, staring in 1991 with an ordinance protecting farms from nuisance lawsuits. The County went on to develop a Stormwater Ordinance to protect and keep farmland productive in 2002 and establish and fund an Agricultural Conservation Easement & Farmland Protection Ordinance in 2001. There is also a Farmland Drainage Assistance Program to assist farmers in maintaining productive soil, and the Growing in Kane Ordinance to encourage and prioritize the production of fruits, vegetables, meats and dairy.
DeKalb’s first recreational cannabis dispensary opens Friday
DeKALB – Smoke weed everyday, or whatever Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg said. Excelleaf, DeKalb’s first recreational cannabis dispensary, will be soon hosting its upcoming grand opening. Excelleaf, 305 E. Locust St., opens its doors for its grand opening at 9 a.m. Friday. After being approved for its...
Preserving Illinois' Architectural and Spiritual Heritage
The Historic Burlington Union Church, a Gothic Revival masterpiece from 1852, exemplifies Illinois' commitment to preserving its architectural and spiritual legacy. As one of the state's oldest churches, it serves as a bridge between the past and the present, maintained by a community passionate about safeguarding its historical and religious significance. This church, among others, stands as a monument to the faith and societal evolution that have shaped Illinois over the centuries.
Advocates still rally for DeKalb County’s ownership of its nursing home as the county sues one-time buyers for the failed sale
The sale of the DeKalb County nursing home fell through in October. Now, the county state’s attorney has sued the one-time buyers of the home for over $8.3 million for fraud and breach of contract. Meanwhile, supporters are pivoting their energy to ensure that the facility provides quality care and is financially sound.
Experience Woodstock: The 3 Cafes That Define Its Coffee Culture
In this article, we explore three charming cafes located in Woodstock. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear from you! Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Facebook’s new Data Center is bringing 200 Jobs to Illinois
What exactly is this new "Data Center" that Facebook's parent company opened in Illinois? They say it will bring 200 jobs and A LOT of money to the Land of Lincoln, here are the details... According to WCIA, Meta, the parent company of Facebook, just opened a new Data Center...
Dec. 3: DeKalb Christmas Tree Lighting Festivities with Santa
Santa and the Hermon-DeKalb Central School Band and Chorus kick off the Christmas season in DeKalb on Sunday, December 3 starting at 4 p.m. at: Gazebo ParkCorner of Co Rt 17 & US Route 11DeKalb, NY 13630 The festivities begin with music and the town’s Christmas Tree Lighting. Santa will then lead the way to […]
DeKalb County sues one-time nursing home buyers alleging breach of contract
DeKalb County has filed a lawsuit against the people and entities involved in the failed sale of the DeKalb County nursing home. In the 44-page complaint filed by the DeKalb County State’s Attorney office, the county seeks over $8.3 million in damages from those principally affiliated with Saba Healthcare and Illuminate LLC.
Methamphetamine found in retail theft
– Sycamore police have arrested Brendan Lai (41) of Chicago on theft and methamphetamine charges. On Nov. 27, Lai was reported having stolen $300 worth of merchandise from Menards, 1825 Mercantile Dr., Sycamore. Sycamore police officers were dispatched at 3 p.m. to respond to the retail theft. With assistance from...