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  • Malta, DeKalb churches share message of Christmas

    DeKalb – The voices of children and adults filled Malta United Methodist Church as they joined together in prayer at the Christmas Eve Family Candleli ...
    Dec. 25, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Bridges could open in spring

    KINGSTON – Drivers could have to wait several more months before the Five Points bridge over the Kishwaukee River in Kingston reopens.
    Dec. 25, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Kish faculty planning information campaign

    Faculty at Kishwaukee College said they plan to hand out six-point fact sheets to shoppers at local stores during their current winter break, telling ...
    Dec. 25, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Man arrested after Kingston car accident

    DeKALB – A rollover accident in Kingston sent three people to Kishwaukee Hospital on Wednesday night, officials said.
    Dec. 25, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Feed’em Soup provides Christmas Eve dinner

    DeKALB – In 2010, Joshua Akers saw a homeless man sitting on a bench near the DeKalb Post Office. With that came the realization that the economy was ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Donors contribute to help repair Holiday Light Train

    WATERMAN – Pete Robinson didn’t realize how much people treasured his Holiday Lights Train until vandals damaged the display. Now that he understands ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Vote for top local stories of 2014

    Each year, our staff selects the top local stories of the year, but we want to know your opinion on the year's top stories, too.
    Dec. 25, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Goodfellows tradition continues, grows

    SYCAMORE – Christmas Eve wouldn’t feel the same for Alex Hueber-Walsh if she didn’t get up at 6:30 a.m. to drive around handing out presents.
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Police plan holiday crackdown on impaired drivers

    The DeKalb Police Department will be out in force through Jan. 4 as part of the state’s annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown on drunk dri ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Boosters seek advice on helping athletes

    The DeKalb Barb Boosters are asking members of the DeKalb School District 428 community to take a survey that will give them insight on how best to su ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Our View: Christmas spirit alive in DeKalb County

    Today is Christmas Eve, when so many of us are feeling the Christmas Spirit, trying to be nice to one another and sharing what we can to help others w ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Our View: Time is right for ‘e-fairness’

    Congress approved a huge omnibus bill last weekend with more than a trillion dollars in federal spending and a Christmas-tree-sized list of add-on mea ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to Flippin Eggs

    Thumbs-up: To Flippin Eggs Restaurant in DeKalb. Every year since 2005, the diner has provided a free holiday meal to people in need, and also collect ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Our View: Celebrate the holidays responsibly

    Are you traveling somewhere for the holidays? You’re definitely not alone there. AAA estimates that ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Our View: Parking compromise seems fair

    The DeKalb City Council’s requirement that the Ellwood House Association add eight more parking spaces to property that includes the Ellwood House Mus ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Our View: Fight the flu

    Even if you followed the directives from health officials and got a flu shot months ago, it appears there’s a real risk of contracting the flu this se ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up, thumbs-down

    Thumbs-up: To the DeKalb Municipal Band, which is celebrating its 160th year with a concert tonight. The band will present its first holiday gala at 7 ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Our View: Time to let Barnes & Noble bookstore go

    The phone calls to Barnes & Noble and Mid-America Management, the company that owns the bookstore’s building, can stop now. Barnes & Noble is giving u ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Our View: Judy Baar Topinka was devoted to Illinois

    Before she was a politician, Judy Baar Topinka was an award-winning journalist. Topinka, 70, died early Wednesday, less than a day after she suffered ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Our view: These protesters are not different

    In the wake of a grand jury decision last week not to indict New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner, there has been ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:13 pm

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