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  • A shrinking Army aims to keep citizen-soldiers combat ready

    FORT STEWART, Ga. – Before citizen-soldiers of the 48th Infantry Brigade deployed to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Georgia National Guard troops ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Photos: Monkey in the middle

    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • House fire extinguished in DeKalb

    DeKALB – A fire at a house at 305 Haish Blvd. caused some smoke and fire damage Friday but was extinguished relatively quickly.
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • First National Challenge brings rivalry, donations

    DeKALB – Rooting for opposite sides of the DeKalb/ Sycamore rivalry did little to stop Joeny and Walter Primm from coming together Friday during the F ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Sept. 17 police reports

    Northern Illinois UniversityGlen M. Smith Jr., 20, of the 17800 block of Cypress Avenue, Country Clu ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Samuelson to lead Pumpkin Festival Parade

    SYCAMORE – Legendary broadcaster Orion Samuelson has been selected as the grand marshal for the 2016 Sycamore Pumpkin Festival Parade.
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Kish College sees silver lining amid lower enrollment numbers

    MALTA – Overall enrollment is down at Kishwaukee College this fall semester versus 2015 at this time, but the news isn’t bleak when other factors are ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • DeKalb County Board to vote on plans for propane storage facility

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board is expected Wednesday to consider a Morris company’s plan to build a propane distribution facility at the northeast ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Tips to get ready for fall and winter

    Home air conditioners will soon begin to hibernate, but it won’t be long before you turn on your heater and then depend on it everyday this winter.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • Last Thrive Market of the season is Saturday

    The last of three monthly Thrive Farmers Markets will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on the front lawn at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 900 Normal ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DAR promotes Constitution Week

    The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution are two documents of paramount importance to American history. The first forged our national iden ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Vanattas celebrated for years of service

    Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore is planning a celebration on Saturday to honor Carla and Ron Vanatta for their 40 years of ministries at the church.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Animal blessing to be celebrated in Malta

    The Malta United Methodist Church will celebrate an animal pet blessing at 3 p.m. Saturday in the church parking lot. All house pets are welcome, but ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Glad Tidings hosts hymn sing

    Glad Tidings Assembly of God, 2325 N. First St. in DeKalb, will host a hymn sing at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The public is invited.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb County CROP Walk scheduled

    The DeKalb County CROP walk will be held Oct. 16.The local walk is named in memory of Dr. Sondra Kin ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:34 am
  • Reader Poll

    Who do you think won Monday's debate?
    Hillary Clinton
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