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  • DeKalb Corn Fest road closures planned

    Some downtown DeKalb roads will close at 4 p.m. Thursday in preparation for Corn Fest, which runs Friday through Sunday.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Food, music in healthy supply at Sycamore festival

    SYCAMORE – Vendors for Ribs, Rhythm and Brews Fest learned from last year’s success and ensured more than 8,000 people would not go hungry Saturday in ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Police investigate armed robbery report on Regent

    DeKALB – An armed robbery was reported early Saturday morning in the 1000 block of Regent Drive, according to a public safety bulletin from Northern I ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • Dispute in street leads to shooting in DeKalb

    DeKALB  – An early morning confrontation between a group of people blocking the street and occupants of a vehicle ended with a person being shot Sunda ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • DeKalb D-428 board approves 3-year deal with teachers

    DeKALB -- Classes in DeKalb School District 428 will start the school year as scheduled next week, after the school board voted 5-2 Saturday to approv ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Friends offer trip to see 'Phantom of the Opera'

    The Friends of the DeKalb Public Library are sponsoring a fundraising trip to see Cameron Mackintosh’s production of "The Phantom of the Opera" at the ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Recovery Fund receives $388,659 grant for tornado relief

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation acknowledged a past grant of $388,659 received through the Illinois Tornado Relief Effort, a campaign of the Ro ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Texas court halts execution of man who didn't pull trigger

    AUSTIN, Texas – A court on Friday halted the execution of a Texas man who was scheduled to die for a fatal 1996 robbery in which he wasn't the person ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • AP explains: Why Kashmir has been torn by decadeslong strife

    SRINAGAR, India – When news spread in early July that Indian troops had killed a charismatic commander of Indian-controlled Kashmir's biggest rebel gr ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Mexican drug lord's kidnapped son potential bargaining chip

    MEXICO CITY – For the ambitious Jalisco New Generation cartel, it must have seemed like a gift: Imprisoned Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Gu ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Touring flooding, Trump moves ahead with campaign turnaround

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Offering consolation, expressing regret, cutting ties with a controversial aide. Donald Trump’s campaign turnaround plan Friday fea ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • DeKalb to consider gambling license, limits on terminals

    DeKALB – Another business is set to come before the DeKalb City Council on Monday seeking a license to sell liquor and operate video gambling terminal ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Sycamore fire chief: Department doesn't endorse sales pitch

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Fire Department is warning local businesses and residents about an advertising sales pitch that falsely claims to have the loc ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Back to School Bash moved to DeKalb Rec Center

    DeKALB – Organizers of the back-to-school giveaway scheduled for Saturday have moved the event to the Sports and Recreation Center because of forecast ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Judge sentences Shabbona man to life in prison in child sex case

    SYCAMORE – A Shabbona man who sexually assaulted four boys will spend the rest his life in prison.Ga ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:40 pm
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