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  • AMVETS service officer to be in DeKalb

    An AMVETS Department of Illinois service officer will be at the DeKalb post at 421 Oak St. Sept. 10 to share information with veterans.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Leland hosts Labor Day celebration

    The Leland Town & Country Association will kick off its Labor Day celebration with the sixth annual French Market Sept. 3 at the Leland Lions Club Pav ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Trump stand-ins struggle to defend nominee

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump isn’t making it easy for top supporters and advisers, from his running mate on down, to defend him or explain some campaign ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Italy probes whether negligence played role in earthquake toll

    AMATRICE, Italy – Italian authorities are vowing to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the high de ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Studies: Illinois' fixed-tuition law drives up out-of-state students' costs, fees for all

    CHAMPAIGN – The Illinois law that locks in tuition rates for in-state students appears to have the unintended effect of driving up tuition for out-of- ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • 2 Chicago men charged in shooting of Dwyane Wade's cousin

    CHICAGO – Two brothers who were on parole for prior criminal activity have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin o ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Public star-viewing party set at Afton Forest Preserve

    The Northwest Suburban Astronomers, in cooperation with the DeKalb County Forest Preserve District, will host a public star party Sept. 3 at the Afton ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • DeKalb 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 ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Mixed weather doesn't turn away large turnout to 39th annual Corn Fest

    DeKALB – The rain didn’t go away this weekend, but neither did festivalgoers as Corn Fest wrapped up its 39th year in DeKalb.
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Waterman Lions Club donates books

    Waterman Lion Leonard Johnson presents Scott McClure, sixth- and seventh-grade social studies teacher at Indian Creek Middle School in Waterman, a che ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • TAILS visits Barb City Manor

    DeKalb's Barb City Manor residents and staff enjoyed making many new friends during a recent visit from TAILS Humane Society volunteers and animals.
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Vacation Destination’ trivia at Oak Crest

    Residents and community friends recently enjoyed an evening of trivia at the DeKalb Area Retirement – Oak Crest. Larry Werline, quiz master challenged ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Vendors sought for Autumn Craft & Treasures Market

    The Sycamore Music Boosters is accepting vendor applications for the annual Autumn Craft & Treasures Market during the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival on Oc ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Quilts, fiber art items sought for show

    DeKalb County Quilters’ Guild is preparing for the 2016 Quilt and Fiber Arts Show on Oct. 1 and 2 at the DeKalb Park District Sports & Recreation Cent ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kiwanis take on duffel bag service project

    Several years ago, the Kiwanis Club of Sycamore became aware of a local need: Foster children taken into care frequently have no luggage for transport ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
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