Genoa, Illinois news
'It was a very uncertain time': As the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks is upon us, DeKalb County residents and elected officials reflect:
A number of memorial ceremonies are planned around DeKalb County this weekend to mark the 20th anniversary of the events of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that killed 2,996 people. Here is how some in DeKalb County will mark the 9/11 anniversary, known as Patriot Day.
DeKalb County school officials said they’re planning to meet in the coming days to discuss a plan for complying with the new statewide vaccine mandate for educators, expressing surprise that the mandate came so soon. “I know some staff members feel strongly against the vaccine, and I do expect some pushback,” said Sycamore Superintendent Steve Wilder. “However, to what degree still remains unknown.”
A North Aurora man is facing charges after police say he allegedly attacked an autistic student, rendering the 14-year-old unconscious on a bus ride back to the boy's Montgomery home from Camelot Northwest Center for Autism in Genoa. The boy was unconscious for more than a half hour before paramedics were called to resuscitate him.
Area officials announced cooling centers are free and available to use for the public to beat the heat as DeKalb County swelters under continued heat indexes topping 100 degrees Wednesday.
DeKalb County recently saw a population decrease of thousands of residents overall, with the City of DeKalb looking at nearly 4,000 less residents in the last decade, while that number for Sycamore and Genoa grew, according to recently released U.S. Census data.
A Genoa woman is facing felony aggravated battery charges after police say she allegedly punched a 75-year-old man and threatened his life during the Cruisin’ to Genoa Car Show downtown Saturday.
A local teen and some volunteers worked together to complete his Eagle Scout project at Genoa Cemetery this weekend for Sycamore-based Boy Scout Troop 18.
Parts of Genoa Road remain closed Friday night nearly five hours after a semi tractor-trailer carrying boxes of cereal overturned and hit two utility poles at Genoa Road and Cherry Valley Road, said DeKalb County Sheriff’s officials.