Stories about Cortland, Illinois
Area paddling enthusiasts kayak on the Kishwaukee River near David Carrol Memorial Citizens Park in Genoa.
Heat indexes were expected to reach above 100 degrees Tuesday. Here's what DeKalb area officials recommend to keep yourself safe and beat the heat, including where to seek free shelter if you need it:
After almost 27 years of private practice in Huntley, attorney Michael J. Fleck will wind down his practice and take a new position with Resource Bank in DeKalb.
The church’s last service will be at 9:30 a.m. June 26. An open house will be held that afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. where community members are invited to come celebrate and share memories over desserts and refreshments.
School’s out for the summer, and festivals are just getting started. Here's what you need to know:
Cortland Troop 205 Girl Scout Lydia Miller placed ninth in the Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois Top 10 Girl Scout Cookie Entrepreneurs for 2022.
There are many events planned around the county to remember those who have died serving our country. Memorial Day is Monday, May 30.
First-time mother Hannah Boor of Cortland describes struggling to find baby formula for her 2-month-old daughter Iris as “one of the scariest things I have been through in my entire life.” Experts also weighed in on why parents shouldn't try to make their own.
The Cortland Community Library has received a donation from the Sudden Cardiac Death Awareness Research Foundation to purchase an automated heart defibrillator.
With just a few months to go until the June Primary Election in Illinois, DeKalb County election officials said they still need more than 100 people to work as judges at the polls. “I believe in the process," said longtime election judge Sharon Holmes.
Whether relief or cautious optimism, DeKalb County residents’ reactions to Gov. JB Pritzker’s move to lift the statewide indoor mask mandate by Feb. 28 ran the gamut Wednesday. “Let’s just try to get along," said Genoa Mayor Jonathon Brust.
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A Cortland man is being accused of violating a restraining order after allegedly choking a woman he knows in late November.
Tim Caravia doesn’t describe himself as the Clark Griswold of Cortland, but he does have a cousin Eddie mannequin on display in his front yard and his family’s house is lit up with more than 4,000 Christmas lights.
Youth volunteers of the Cortland Lions Club recently raised $600 for the Lions of Illinois Foundation, a group that advocates for those who are visually and hearing impaired based in DeKalb.