15 people charged in DeKalb cocaine investigation
Four men appeared in court for the first time Thursday on allegations they sold less than a gram of cocaine to confidential police sources near a school, court records show.
Letter: NIU consultants come from far away
With research through freedom of information act requests, I learned that the best and brightest employees and consultants for educational institutions cannot be located easily in all parts of the country, especially not in the Chicago area.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
NIU explains campus Internet security upgrades
Northern Illinois University officials explained their firewall upgrades Wednesday in light of incorrect reports claiming they were banning student access to social media.
NIU censors student access to online political information
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A Test That Predicts Sudden Cardiac Death
I'm a repeat entrepreneur and technologist with a penchant for doing the hardest things possible-namely turning technological innovations from universities and federal laboratories into businesses.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Erie Times News
Erie-area college notebook
Devin Johns, a graduate of Fairview High School, and Shannon McKnight, a graduate of Mercyhurst Preparatory School, received bachelor of arts degrees from The College of Wooster.
Our View: Keep airport management with city
We appreciate the contributions that DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport makes to the community.
Letter: Ellwood Neighborhood renews the conversation
The Ellwood Neighborhood, west of the Ellwood House and east of Northern Illinois University, has consistently been in the midst of what seems to be the ocean that separates the university and the city of DeKalb.
Chicago man accused of selling cocaine near NIU
SYCAMORE – A 27-year-old Chicago man had his first court appearance Monday on allegations he sold less than a gram of cocaine near Northern Illinois University in November.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Schrader: Enjoying the good life in the country
The traditional American hymn to life in the wilds of the West talks about a home “where seldom is heard, a discouraging word, and the skies are not cloudy all day.” Lisa Bergeron had that dream, and five years ago she found just the place, 12 miles west of DeKalb on Rich Road, plus a couple more miles on gravel roads.
NIU's Bill Nicklas to resign effective Nov. 1
DeKALB – Top Northern Illinois University administrator Bill Nicklas had been considering resigning from the university for several weeks before making it official Monday.
Sanders says hea s ready to lead District U-46
After seven years serving as second in command, Tony Sanders says he is ready to take the helm at Elgin Area School District U-46.
Starting with possums and tadpoles, GBS science teacher lauded for accomplishments
"We were the house on the block that local kids brought animals to for help. Our family was like that," she said.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
New Law Bans Smoking on College Campuses in Illinois
When students return to Northern Illinois University in just a little over a week it will be the last year on campus they'll be able to smoke.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Daily Gazette
Dixon resident joins Kidder staff
Deter has received her kindergarten- through 12th-grade music teaching license from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, where she was a graduate assistant for the Department of Music Education.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Letter: Numerous opportunities at Lifelong Learning Institute
The phrase “back to school” brings back pleasant memories of seeing friends after a long summer, meeting new friends in new classes, new teachers, and especially having new topics of study.
'Huskie Pups' to debut at NIU this fall
DeKALB - When classes begin in a couple of weeks, Northern Illinois University students will have access to an electronic tram to take them to class.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
DeKalb considers more restrictive smoking laws
DeKALB – It could soon be illegal to smoke electronic cigarettes in public places or to light up on a public patio in DeKalb.
University Village camp ends with Junior Olympics
But Wednesday, the 10-year-old was hitting balls across the court at University Village like he knew the sport.
NIU Law dean featured as "Woman of Distinction" in Suburban Life Magazine
Kelsey Rakers, left, of Suburban Life/Shaw Media presents 2014 Women of Distinction Award to NIU Law Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea.