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  • Students, teachers match strategies in DeKalb High School chess competition

    DeKALB – It was teacher vs. student after school Wednesday at the DeKalb High School Chess Club’s meeting.
    March 27, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Expo draws public to DeKalb, Sycamore businesses

    SYCAMORE – Amanda Nelson’s trip to the 15th annual Sycamore and DeKalb Chambers of Commerce Community Expo on Thursday was a mix of both business and ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Pickup crashes through wall of Big Rock eatery

    BIG ROCK – Two employees of the Big Rock Café were injured Thursday when a 2006 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck crashed through front wall of the buil ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Our View: Local referendum won't solve federal issue

    A countywide referendum appearing on the ballot for the April 7 election will ask voters if they “support removing the corrupting influence of money o ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • State audit flags NIU for reimbursing $32K to employee for travel from home to work

    DeKALB – A state audit released Thursday found Northern Illinois University failed to comply with internal control guidelines and improperly reimburse ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • DeKalb scholar earns NIU teaching honor

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University psychology professor was named the 2015 Board of Trustees Professor, the university’s top honor for prominence ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Sycamore Golf Club to open Sunday

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Golf Club will open Sunday, weather permitting, Sycamore Park District officials said.
    March 25, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • NIU smoke-free plan allows no exceptions

    DeKALB – With Northern Illinois University gearing up for the Smoke-Free Campus Act that goes into effect July 1, members of the Smoke-Free NIU Task F ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Police: Medical issue likely caused fatal crash

    DeKALB – A medical issue likely caused a single-vehicle crash Tuesday that killed a Waterman woman, police said Wednesday.
    March 25, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Sycamore facility for pets of seniors who can’t keep them advances

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Planning and Zoning Committee on Wednesday recommended an amendment to DeKalb County Animal Welfare League’s special use ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • DeKalb County women celebrate law enforcement achievements

    DeKALB – Representatives from several DeKalb County law enforcement agencies gathered Wednesday at Northern Illinois University’s Convocation Center t ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Scammers pose as DeKalb police in phone shakedown

    DeKALB – Police are warning residents about a shakedown phone scam where the perpetrator is posing as a DeKalb police officer.
    March 25, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • DeKalb-Sycamore expo to showcase local businesses

    SYCAMORE – About 130 local businesses and organizations will be showcased today at the 15th annual Community Expo hosted by the DeKalb and Sycamore ch ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • Country music star Jo Dee Messina to play in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Country music star Jo Dee Messina will perform May 23 at the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb with special guest Destination Unknown.
    March 24, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • County voters to see anti-corruption measure on ballot

    DeKALB – DeKalb County voters will be asked if they support a Massachusetts-based group’s plan for eradicating corruption and overhauling campaign fin ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:59 pm
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