Stories about Cortland, Illinois
Early morning fog that settled heavily onto rural DeKalb County roads Thursday played a factor in a four-vehicle crash that sent two people to the hospital, including one DeKalb man with serious injuries, authorities said.
The Sycamore Education Foundation recently named Sarah Gallagher Chami, Mark Pietrowski and Sally Stevens as the recipients of the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award.
A Cortland Democrat and township elected official wants to unseat incumbent State Rep. Jeff Keicher, according to a Wednesday announcement from Randi Olson seeking to represent the 70th District, which includes parts of DeKalb, Kane and McHenry counties.
UPDATE: Two men were injured in a small plane crash in Cortland midday Thursday as the single-engine Cessna 177 made its way from Indiana to DeKalb, authorities said.
Video: A crashed Cessna 177 plane was towed Thursday evening from a Cortland corn field to DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport about 1 mile away. The pilot and passenger injured in the crash remain hospitalized.
A small plane crashed Thursday just south of Lincoln Highway in Cortland. Two people, a pilot and a passenger from Indiana, were hospitalized with injuries, authorities said.
The Ruth Project, an organization that aims to give love and help to foster children and the families that take them in, has expanded to a 33-acre farm at the corner of Sycamore, DeKalb and Cortland.
A Cortland man pleaded guilty Friday to burglarizing three houses last year in Lake in the Hills and Algonquin home and was sentenced to 15 years in prison, according to documents in the McHenry County courthouse.
Voters in DeKalb County might have a different location next time they head to the polls, according to a new election precinct boundaries map approved this week by county officials. Here's what to know:
State Rep. Jeff Keicher, R-Sycamore, will host traveling office hours for constituents across the 70th District to ask questions or share concerns about legislation or state issues throughout the summer. First up is Thursday in Maple Park.
A Cortland man is facing criminal felony charges after Illinois State Police said they found digital images and videos of child pornography the man allegedly downloaded from his phone to a digital storage cloud, according to court records.
Looking for ways to celebrate Juneteenth with the family? Check out the 3rd annual Juneteenth Community Celebration Sunday in Hopkins Park in DeKalb, or a downtown DeKalb Juneteenth Block Party Monday, among other local events.
The fund will annually support the needs of the Cortland Community Library, according to a news release.
To read some of Marlon King Jr.’s diary entries, he was a young father who had his future in mind. "Don’t judge him from his final day on the planet," mom Tara McCarthy said of her son, 19, killed in a DeKalb shooting May 11.
The town of Cortland will open a splash pad free for the community to use this summer, Cortland Mayor Mark Pietrowski said.