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  • Sycamore e-cigarette businesses to receive same treatment as retailers selling traditional cigarettes

    SYCAMORE – Those planning to sell e-cigarettes and other vaping devices won’t get special treatment in Sycamore.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • DeKalb County Community Foundation kicks off program for youth Sunday

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Community Foundation will host its annual Youth Engaged in Philanthrophy meet-and-greet from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday at its offi ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • District 428 board gives preliminary approval to proposed budget

    DeKALB – With almost no discussion, DeKalb School District 428 Board members gave preliminary approval to a proposed 2015-16 budget with a deficit of ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Community members and DeKalb law enforcement gather at National Night Out

    DeKALB – The white smoke lofting into the living room where 6-year-old Joseph Brown sat represented something life-threatening that potentially could ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Photos: National Night Out

    First responders from DeKalb and Sycamore gather at the Target parking lot for National Night Out. ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • 3M to host 22nd annual golf fundraiser

    DeKALB – 3M will host its 22nd annual fundraiser for the Children’s Learning Center on Saturday. The ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Documentary filmmakers capture DeKalb County in variety of projects

    DeKALB – Randy Caspersen sees DeKalb County from a different perspective – through his camera lens.C ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • School District 428 Board to talk budget, state funding

    DeKALB – District 428 is projecting a $1.1 million deficit for fiscal 2016 – the same as what the rollout of the district’s new technology plan will c ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Teachers gain ‘STEAM’ ahead of back to school

    DeKALB – When school starts this fall, teachers such as Darla Desort will be armed with new ideas to help make learning reading, writing and ‘rithmeti ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Photos: Poolapalooza

    DeKalb Park District celebrates 80 years. ...
    July 3, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • DeKalb changes deal with building inspection contractor

    DeKALB – The company that conducts building inspections for the city will be paid on an hourly-fee schedule instead of a percentage-based scale from h ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • E-cigarette-only businesses to be discussed in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council on Monday will discuss amending local law to better regulate future businesses whose owners want to sell only ele ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Museum holds 'social' event of the year

    DeKALB – Against the backdrop of a beautiful, sunny day, the Ellwood House Museum hosted its annual community event Sunday: A combined art fair and ic ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Happy hour slow to catch on in DeKalb County

    Not every bar and pub owner in DeKalb County is ready to toast the return of happy hour.In mid-July, ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • DeKalb Park District to offer new programs, new playgrounds in 2015

    DeKALB – Children of all ages can look forward to new playgrounds and sports at the park district in the coming year, the district’s executive directo ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
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