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  • Genoa Lions induct officers

    The Genoa Lions Club recently installed officers for the 2016-2017 year. Past District Gov. Jim Kloepping was at the meeting to install the officers a ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Prindi’s Antique Mall donating to FVOAS through July sales

    Prindi’s Antique Mall, at 2 E. Railroad St. in Sandwich, is donating 10 percent of all store sales on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the month of July ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Foundation plans Mid Summer Showdown

    Join the Somonauk Education Foundation on Saturday for the first Mid Summer Showdown at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. There will be entertainment and even ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Wedding Revue enjoyed at Oak Crest

    Residents, volunteers, employees and guests of the DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest recently participated in a “Wedding Revue.”
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bread and Roses donates to Safe Passage

    Safe Passage Executive Director Mary Ellen Schaid and board member Lois Self recently accepted a gift of $1,100 from Bread and Roses member Jan Vander ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Take your backyard chicken skills to the next level

    Backyard chickens have become popular enough that most of us are acquainted with at least one "hen-thusiast."
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU hosts annual Family Fun Day

    Brigham Field was alive with football Friday, but not everyone on the turf was a Division I athlete.
    July 23, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 finance chief to address Kiwanis Club

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 Superintendent of Business and Finance Andrea Gorla will give an informal presentation about the district’s budget ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Postal inspector proceeds with attempt to suppress evidence

    SYCAMORE – The city’s police chief testified Friday that upon being pulled over, a federal postal inspector suspected of hiring a prostitute at a Syca ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • State says work can resume on NIU's Stevens Building project

    DeKALB – The state has officially sent notice to Northern Illinois University, the construction company and other principals that work may resume on t ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Sands: Local delegate's view of convention's final days

    On Tuesday, we made history: We nominated Donald J. Trump for president of the United States.Each st ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • DeKalb County pool attendance climbs with mercury

    GENOA – It’s been a great summer for swimming and lounging by the pool. The sun and hot weather are ...
    July 23, 2016 - 7:14 am
  • Suspect wearing wolf mask sought in DeKalb bank robbery

    DeKALB – Police are searching for a man who robbed a DeKalb bank wearing a wolf mask Friday afternoon.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner apologizes for calling teachers illiterate

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner apologized Friday for a 2011 email in which he characterized Chicago public school teachers as "virtually illiter ...
    July 22, 2016 - 3:29 pm
  • President Obama rejects Donald Trump's depiction of U.S. in crisis

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama fiercely rejected Donald Trump's depiction of an America in crisis on Friday, arguing that violent crime and illeg ...
    July 22, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • Reader Poll

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