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  • DeKalb commission approves request for new Chipotle patio

    DeKALB – When Chipotle opens a second restaurant in DeKalb later this year, patrons will be able to enjoy a burrito al fresco on the patio, but they’l ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Maple Park antique store is now a spiritual retreat

    MAPLE PARK – Josie Hopkins has transitioned from antiques to new age at her property along Route 38.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • NIU student facing sexual assault charges

    SYCAMORE – Bond was set at $100,000 Friday for a DeKalb man who police said held a woman against her will for 12 hours as he physically abused and sex ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Food and fun a-plenty: Corn Fest gets underway in downtown DeKalb

    DeKALB – Kennedy and Irish McCoy had wristbands Friday for an unlimited night of dips, drops, spins, twirls and flips at the opening day of Corn Fest.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Police investigate a pair of robberies at and near NIU

    DeKALB – Police are investigating a robbery that happened on Northern Illinois University’s DeKalb campus and another that was reported nearby the uni ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Photos: Corn Fest

    The weekend-long annual festival in downtown DeKalb kicked off on Friday. ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 6:36 pm
  • Tyler Elementary honors school officer Jose Jaques

    DeKALB – Tyler Elementary school honored school resource officer Jose Jaques with a surprise welcome assembly Friday.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • George W. Bush visits disaster zone, 10 years after Katrina

    NEW ORLEANS – Former President George W. Bush enjoyed sympathetic audiences in New Orleans and Mississippi on Friday as he returned to the region wher ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • Malta man faces charges after Racine sex sting

    DeKALB – A Malta man arrested in a child sex sting remained in a Wisconsin jail Friday. Police say R ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Buddy Benches ready for new year

    Woodbury Elementary School thanks Mrs. Vick, ACE Hardware for donating paint, and the Woodbury Primary Parents Association for getting the Buddy Bench ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Student receives hospitality scholarship

    Carrie Burt of DeKalb was awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Foundation.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Area FFA leaders attend camp

    Several members of the Somonauk-Leland-Sandwich Future Farmers of America chapter attended the Illinois FFA Leadership Camp at Allerton Park near Mont ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • IVVC hosts grand opening of new health wing

    Indian Valley Vocational Center in Sandwich hosted the grand opening of its new health wing Aug. 13.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. John resumes regular schedule

    The Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod), will resume regular Sunday services at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 6.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 1:22 pm
  • Kishwaukee College offers free ESL classes in DeKalb area

    The Adult Education and Transition Programs division at Kishwaukee College is offering free beginning and intermediate level English as a second langu ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
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