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  • Sycamore getting new fire engine thanks to FEMA

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Fire Department is replacing a 35-year-old fire engine with a modern one, thanks to a grant from the Federal Emergency Management ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • DeKalb, NIU focus on long-term collaboration

    DeKALB – DeKalb Mayor John Rey believes being hopeful about the city of DeKalb is not enough to make it a vibrant college community.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Sycamore Park District OKs putting tax hike referendum on ballot

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore voters will see a referendum for the Sycamore Park District on their ballots this November.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Small town police may not be able to afford higher DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office dispatch fees

    SYCAMORE – Small town police departments are concerned about the possibility that the cost of DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office dispatch services will ri ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • DeKalb leaders considering e-cigarette rules

    DeKALB – DeKalb city officials are researching rules that could regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes and where people can use them.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • Kinzinger to hold office hours in Genoa

    GENOA – Staff from U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger's office will be in Genoa on Thursday to answer questions from constituents.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:38 pm
  • Hultgren hosts forum with veteran service officers from 14th Congressional District counties

    GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, hosted a veterans forum Friday morning at his Geneva district office to discuss the state of veterans a ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Sycamore park commissioners to consider referendum

    SYCAMORE – Theresa Beck says she doesn’t believe Sycamore needs more parks or amenities than it already has.
    July 18, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • DeKalb woman troubled by dogs running loose

    DeKALB – After five dog incidents in the past eight years, Tammy Sherer is asking DeKalb residents to follow leash laws for her and her service dog's ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • DeKalb County treasurer announces property tax distribution

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Treasurer Christine Johnson hopes the local economy will benefit from the release of county real estate tax revenue a little ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • DeKalb City Council OKs $56K contract to review employee compensation

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb is going to take a closer look at employee salaries and benefits. The De ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • DeKalb Park Board tweaks accounting practices

    DeKALB – After reviewing the DeKalb Park District's accounting practices, park commissioners decided money for Hopkins Pool and the district's golf co ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • DeKalb’s tax increment financing districts approaching retirement

    DeKALB – In four years, Barb City Manor will have $100,000 less a year to spend on improvements to its aging facility, a fact administrator Maureen Ge ...
    July 13, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • New trees planned for DeKalb Nature Trail

    DeKALB – It’s time for new trees on the DeKalb Nature Trail, park board members have decided.“We’ve ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Genoa park board moves forward with budget

    GENOA – With its budget going through the final stages of approval, a potential $160,000 project has captured the attention of the Genoa Park District ...
    July 7, 2014 - 10:52 pm
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