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  • Police seek information about shots fired in air after DeKalb murder

    DeKALB – Police are seeking information about shots fired into the air Oct. 7 in a DeKalb neighborhood a day after a man was murdered in the area.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Prime season for a pumpkin patch party

    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Free lacrosse program comes to DeKalb Park District

    DeKALB – The fastest-growing sport in the country has come to DeKalb, and kids from kindergarten through high school were able to learn about lacrosse ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Shining a light on DeKalb County's Underground Railroad sites

    A history of abolitionism in DeKalb County was remembered Saturday with the erection of historical markers at sites that once served as stations along ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Pence: GOP ticket will 'absolutely' accept vote outcome

    WASHINGTON – Mike Pence said Sunday that he and Donald Trump will abide by “the will of the American people” on Election Day, and suggested that Trump ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Sycamore man faces drug charges after undercover police operation

    SYCAMORE – A 21-year-old Sycamore man faces felony drug charges for attempting to sell prescription pills to an undercover police officer.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 10:12 am
  • Foundation creates Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation has announced a new fund, the Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund, created by the estate of Sharon Dowen.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Lions grill pork chops for Pioneer Day

    The Genoa Lions grilled pork chops, hot dogs and bratwurst for this year’s Pioneer Day on Aug. 28 sponsored by Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society. The ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Walk & Roll for Mobility raises $1,100 for VAC

    The third annual Walk & Roll for Mobility in September successfully raised $1,100 for the Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb County.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Goodwill seeks volunteers for free tax prep program

    Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois is seeking volunteers for its GoodTAXES program in the Rockford regional area and in DeKalb.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am

    Starzyk graduates from basic trainingU.S. Air Force Airman Arden E. Starzyk graduated from basic mil ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Ex-Illinois youth prison to reopen as 'life skills' facility

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday ordered a former youth prison to be reopened as a center designed to reduce recidivism in his ongoing effort ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • A decade of crop loss from hurricane in Haiti

    LES CAYES, Haiti – As Hurricane Matthew roared across southwestern Haiti, Joselien Jean-Baptiste huddled with his family while the wind whipped at his ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Experts worry about vote turmoil on Election Day

    ATLANTA – New ID requirements. Unfamiliar or distant polling places. Names missing from the voter rolls.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Students tour firms, explore engineering options

    SYCAMORE – John Limberis said he wants a job where he can work with his hands, and the tour he took Friday with other area high school students helped ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Reader Poll

    If the Cubs and Indians went to Game 7, which starter would you want on the mound?
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