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  • Tribune rejects second Gannett bid; sets the stage for talks

    NEW YORK – Tribune Publishing rejected a second takeover bid from USA Today owner Gannett, but did say Monday that it was open to further talks.
    May 23, 2016 - 9:17 am
  • May 23 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:24 am
  • Budget stalemate erodes interest in some Illinois colleges

    CHAMPAIGN – High school seniors’ unease over the lack of state funding for Illinois universities is contributing to a drop in applications at a number ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Somonauk High School graduates 64 seniors

    SOMONAUK – Jacob Kenyon had a lot to celebrate this weekend. Not only did the team he is captain for, the Somonauk High School boys varsity baseball t ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Cortland man killed while working for Kane County Department of Transportation

    DeKALB – A Cortland man who worked for the Kane County Department of Transportation was killed Thursday morning after being struck by a vehicle while ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Environmental, Fire and Police commissions expected to get appointments at City Council meeting today

    DeKALB – The police chief is expected to unveil his long-term crime-fighting plan to the mayor and aldermen today at the DeKalb City Council’s Committ ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Kaneland High School seniors celebrate commencement

    May 22, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Sandwich Park District hosts Radioactive Zombie Run

    About 50 runners had one thing on their brains during a 5K Saturday in Sandwich: Don’t let them get devoured by zombies.
    May 22, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Hinckley-Big Rock High School seniors say goodbye at graduation

    HINCKLEY – With its 48 graduates, the Hinckley-Big Rock High School Class of 2016 is small in number but big on achievement and potential, school lead ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Kishwaukee College celebrates Class of 2016

    After spending two years earning his associate degree in science at Kishwaukee College, Micah Huff said he feels ready to move on to the next chapter ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Health officials: Person with measles visited several DeKalb locations

    DeKALB - State health officials have released more details about potential measles exposure, including the places in DeKalb the infected person visite ...
    May 23, 2016 - 4:14 pm
  • Oak Crest recognizes volunteers

    DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest recently recognized its many volunteers at a special “Oak Crest Volunteers Give Time, Touch Lives” party.
    May 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Troop 2810 camps at Starved Rock

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church of Sycamore, recently enjoyed a campout weekend at Starved Rock State Park. The scouts di ...
    May 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Lions help spruce up park

    Paul Bafia, executive director of the Genoa Park District, hosted the annual Park Volunteer Day on April 30. He invited the Genoa Lions and other comm ...
    May 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DCCF continues to support library expansion

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation has once again shown support for the DeKalb Public Library expansion in the form of a $5,000 Community Needs Gr ...
    May 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
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