Northern Star

DeKalb punks celebrate album release

Tim Ashton

October 1, 2012

Oct. 2 correction: In an Oct. 1 Northern Star cutline, the Northern Star incorrectly named the singer of DeKalb punk band “Richardson” Richardson as EJ Savage. The singer is Tony Martin. In the corresponding article, “DeKalb punks celebrate album release,” “Richardson” Richardson was describe...

Rock 4 Rights hits House Cafe with Stockyards album release

Alex Fiore

March 21, 2012

The rock canon becomes a little bit fuller this weekend following a release from local grunge punk quartet the Stockyards. The group will release its debut EP, titled “Sunshine Smiley Face,” during the Rock 4 Rights show 6 p.m. Sunday at the House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway. The show marks the two-...

Punk rock road trip

Alex Fiore

October 26, 2011

Danny Collins just crawled out of a van at 6:30 a.m., drunk and a little delirious. Collins braces himself slowly and takes a deep breath of morning air before looking back at his bandmates. The other members of the punk foursome the Stockyards are still in the van, their journey home not yet complete. ...

Feithen: DeKalb’s perception as unsafe may be unfounded

Feithen: DeKalb's perception as unsafe may be unfounded

Dave Gong

September 6, 2011

DeKalb's problem with drugs and violence may be more perception than reality, said DeKalb Police Chief Bill Feithen. Feithen said three high-profile incidents that have occurred in DeKalb within the last few years -the Feb. 14, 2008 shooting at Cole Hall, the Antinette "Toni" Keller homicide in Octobe...