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  • DeKalb Chamber welcomes Sears Hometown Store

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members, city officials and staff congratulate Sears Hometown Store on their membership with the DeK ...
    July 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Pest Control Consultants welcomed

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors recently welcomed Pest Control Consultants at 421 Grove St. in DeKalb with a ribbon cutting. Chad Goodeill and his ce ...
    July 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Business incubator accepting 2nd round of applications

    Do you have a desire to start your own business? Are you the next Facebook or Google? Or perhaps, you are a lawyer, accountant, software engineer, gra ...
    July 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Cruisin’ to Genoa ready to rumble

    Get your motor running and cruise on down to the third annual Genoa Car Show.On Saturday, Aug. 20, G ...
    July 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Having stomach troubles? Try swallowing an origami robot

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Has your child swallowed a small battery? In the future, a tiny robot made from pig gut could capture it and expel it.
    July 19, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Biden meets Australia prime minister, talks up military ties

    SYDNEY – Vice President Joe Biden met with Australia's prime minister and other leaders on Tuesday, amid America's continued push to boost its presenc ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • DeKalb firefighters cool off Camp Power

    With temperatures into the high 80s for most of last week, Camp Power campers cooled off with a giant slip-and-slide set up
    July 19, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Slain Baton Rouge officers all from same community

    DENHAM SPRINGS, La. – Fresh out of the police academy, Matthew Gerald was so proud to bring his cruiser home that he stood in the driveway, wiping it ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Melania Trump ignites GOP gathering after gloom, turmoil

    CLEVELAND – After a harsh primary, Donald Trump’s general election campaign officially opened with a warm and personal validation from his wife, Melan ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • July 19 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 ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Sandwich woman arrested after apparent overdose at Kishwaukee Hospital

    DeKALB – A Sandwich woman faces a misdemeanor drug charge after she apparently overdosed in a bathroom at Kishwaukee Hospital while visiting her boyfr ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • 2-time DUI offender sentenced to work release

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge sentenced a South Elgin man twice convicted of drunken-driving offenses, including a 2010 crash that injured a Hampsh ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Sycamore City Council OKs contracts to finish street work, repair Bethany Road

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council approved bids for two road work projects Monday, including permanent repairs to damage caused by heat buckling on ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Heat wave: Officials warn of rising temperatures later this week

    DeKALB – Locals are advised to stay indoors or cool off with a dip in the public pool later this week, with heat indexes expected to surpass 100 degre ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Rey's council vote raises eyebrows

    DeKALB – Grumbles rippled through a recent DeKalb City Council meeting after the mayor cast a vote that led to a measure failing, calling his actions ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:20 am
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