Children gunned downed in school by a troubled youth armed with assault weapons acquired from his mother that he murdered. Firefighters ambushed answering a call to a house fire set by a sniper with black market weapons who was convicted and jailed for murdering his grandmother and suspected of...
Wednesday November 24, 2010 - A weather advisory has been issued for DeKalb County. Chance of light freezing rain and light sleet late in the morning and in the afternoon. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the late morning and...

Enjoying colors

Gracie and I took a short drive through the southern parts of DeKalb County. We were looking for fall colors. It was a bit early but the trip was enjoyable -- especially with those apple cider cinnamon donuts.

Turning leaves

It's official. It's autumn. My favorite season. The weather is comfortable. The colors are gorgeous. Somonauk Road from Somonauk to Sycamore. Suydam and Chicago Roads. Route 72, Baseline, Scout Roads and the back roads to Cherry Valley. NIU campus, Ellwood House and the bike trails of DeKalb. You...
Taking orders now: Be among the first to have one! I “love” DeKalb license plate holders – available for $15 through the Glidden Homestead & Historical Center. Order yours today by emailing the Glidden Homestead (gliddenhomestead@juno.com) – then send a check for the appropriate amount to the Glidden Homestead,...

Happy New Year!

HAPPY NEW YEAR IN STYLE!

TGIF Skate Party

Gracie and I went for our evening walk through Downtown DeKalb. We walked up to O'Leary's and had dinner. Walked over to the House and said hey to Clifton Roy who was performing later. Then we walked over to Memorial Park. Music was playing down at the Skate Park. Our...
How would these wind powered vehicles look on the DeKalb County landscape? Pretty cool, we thinks.

Can you doodl?

I installed a new gadget widget on the site that ought to be fun. It's called dooodl. You can make your own signs or your own button ads with it. And it automatically appears on this site with a link to where ever you want clickers to go (if...
Evening walks are a big thing in my life right now. I walk around downtown DeKalb a lot. There was quite a sight the other evening as the Curran Construction crews were busy putting a new coat of blacktop on Lincoln Highway. Or were they? I filed this special...