Thursday Aug 21
Medical marijuana a step closer
Sandy Champion smiles while her husband Jim Champion, an army veteran, talks about being able to scale back from taking 59 pills a day to manage his multiple sclerosis to now only taking six pills a day with the aid of marijuana and marijuana edibles in their living room on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.
Theft case nets 7-year prison sentence
A Somonauk area man was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday after admitting to stealing antique items and tools in 2012.
DeKalb County Red Cross chapter seeks volunteers
As an American Red Cross volunteer, Somonauk resident Joe Dillett traveled to New York three times to feed those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Somonauk Summerfest starts today
Country band Mason Rivers will headline at 8 p.m. tonight, while the Brandon Stiles Band will be the first act at 5 p.m. Saturday, and eight-piece party band Radio Incorporated is next at 9 p.m. The weekend will include a craft fair, cruise night, vintage baseball game, bean bag toss tournament, Texas Hold'em tournament, food vendors, truck pulls, ... (more)
Small town police may not be able to afford higher DeKalb County Sheriffa s Office dispatch fees
SYCAMORE – Small town police departments are concerned about the possibility that the cost of DeKalb County Sheriff's Office dispatch services will rise.