4 hrs ago
The 'woman behind 3 presidents' retiring from ECC
"Behind every successful man there's a woman," Elgin Community College Trustee Art Sauceda says.
16 hrs ago
The Miami Herald
30,000 fans attend IHSA football finals
Organizers of this year's high school football state finals say the two-day event drew about 30,000 fans to Northern Illinois University's football stadium.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
NIU Launches Accelerated Law Degree Program
Northern Illinois University is now offering a new academic program that will put some undergraduates on the fast track to earn a law degree.
Board Supports Grant Pursuit
The Macoupin County Board is throwing its support behind a Northern Illinois University scholar in her pursuit of a grant that could pave the way for future development in the county.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
On The Record With ... Denise Edwards
Denise Edwards poses for a portrait Thursday in her Marengo home. Edwards successfully went through four bouts with cancer while pursuing a nursing degree for eight years at Northern Illinois University as a nontraditional student.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
School shootings since Columbine High massacre
April 20 : Columbine High School, Jefferson County - Eric Harris, 18 and Dylan Klebold, 17, killed 12 students and one teacher and wounded 24 other people before committing suicide in the school library.
Book highlights work of Streamwood H.S. teacher's worm farm unit
Streamwood High School Science Teacher Greg Reiva's engaging worm farm classroom projects are highlighted in a new book called "Enhancing Adolescents' Motivation for Science: Research-Based Strategies for Teaching Male and Female Students."
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Naples Daily News
Scott Burgess Named Incoming CEO of the David Lawrence center
The David Lawrence Center Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Burgess to Chief Executive Officer.
Bay City manager finalist: Richard Finn touts success in creating new jobs, spurring business growth
Richard M. Finn, a Hilton, N.Y., resident who since 2011 has volunteered in his community and worked to care for his son's wife and son while he was deployed in Afghanistan, said he hopes a city manager position in Bay City will allow him to bring to bear the track record he's built up elsewhere, most recently serving as a city manager in ... (more)
More snow could follow frigid temperatures into DeKalb area
DeKalb resident Connie Schorsch waits for a snow plow to pass while shoveling her driveway WEdnesday on the 300 block of Fisk Avenue.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Cracking cards: Multimillion dollar ATM scam that...
When federal authorities busted Christopher Cain in a bank fraud scheme called "cracking cards," one of his tattoos caught their attention: an automatic teller machine was inked on one of his arms.
Retired Maquoketa teacher displays art at First Central Gallery
W. Dan Pinion of Maquoketa has an exhibit of watercolor paintings at the First Central Gallery, located in the lobby of the Operahouse Theatre in downtown DeWitt.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
DeKalb declines new TIF district for Sycamore Road
An effort to create a special taxing district to help improve two blighted parcels in the Sycamore Road retail area died at Monday's City Council meeting.
Gaura's appointment approved unanimously
"I want to thank the mayor and city council for this vote of confidence," Gaura told council members after Monday's vote.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Daily Gazette
Jerrold - Jerry' Linton
BATAVIA – Jerrold “Jerry” Linton, 86, loving husband and father, and a former longtime resident of Batavia, passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at the GreenFields in Geneva.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Huntley Brown to perform at church
Renowned pianist Huntley Brown will return to Parkersburg on Dec. 14 to perform for the annual Christmas Program at St. Paul's United Methodist Church at 11th and Market streets in downtown Parkersburg.
Week in Photo December 1 to 7, 2013
Brandon Nikkila, 12, plays one-on-one basketball with his mother, Karen Nikkila in front of their Sycamore home on Saturday, November 23, 2013.
Meet the 5 finalists for the Bay City manager job
Bay City has released the names of the five city manager candidates set to be interviewed on Saturday, Dec. 14. Beginning on Friday, Dec. 13, the candidates will visit Bay City to tour the area and meet with community leaders before a one-hour interview on Dec. 14 .
Thu Dec 05, 2013
NIU shooting case ends with plea agreement
SYCAMORE – The former Northern Illinois University student accused of shooting another student in the leg on campus in 2010 accepted a plea agreement Thursday after his first conviction was overturned.
13 arrested in trespass sweep at University Village
DeKalb and Northern Illinois University police arrested 13 people Wednesday who previously had been banned from University Village, 722 N. Annie Glidden Road.