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  • Sheriff's office, fire department investigating Sycamore barn fire

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, Sycamore Fire Department and the Illinois State Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating a barn fire tha ...
    July 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Taxco sidewalk expansion under discussion in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – A downtown restaurant could soon be stretching to the sidewalk.The City Council on Monday ...
    July 6, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Ellwood neighborhood plans no longer bubbling

    DeKALB – Future discussion about what change may come – if any comes at all – to the Ellwood Historic Neighborhood will depend on the residents’ assoc ...
    July 6, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Merchants of Downtown Sycamore to host food drive Monday through July 19

    The Merchants of Downtown Sycamore will host a food drive staring Monday through July 19 to benefit the Sycamore Food Pantry. 
    July 6, 2015 - 8:55 pm
  • Bill targeting alcohol poisoning offers immunity to underage drinkers dialing 911

    DeKALB – DeKalb Fire Chief Eric Hicks has seen fatalities he said could have been prevented if a group of friends had not hesitated to call 911 for so ...
    July 7, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Naperville man suffers broken pelvis after accident Saturday

    SANDWICH – Douglas Koehler remembers trying to maneuver his motorcycle to avoid the oncoming SUV that was suddenly bearing down on him.
    July 6, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Car flips after wreck, driver cited in crash

    SYCAMORE – A woman was injured after her car flipped on its side Saturday evening, according to authorities.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Kirkland firefighters celebrate tradition at water fight

    KIKRLAND – There is a winning strategy to the annual Kirkland firefighter water fights, but don’t count on Carl Bruder to share it with you.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Area dogs compete in DeKalb dog show

    DeKALB – For Lynn Heidinger and her four-legged companion Tapper, the Greater DeKalb Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show on Sunday was a bit like school.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Fireworks malfunction in Kirkland injures man

    KIRKLAND – A man was taken to the hospital for minor burns and a possible femur fracture after the professional fireworks display in Kirkland malfunct ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Sandwich man faces aggravated DUI, other charges after collision injures motorcyclist

    SANDWICH – A Sandwich man faces aggravated driving under the influence and other criminal charges in connection with a crash early Saturday near Sandw ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Police: Man swallows pot after arrest

    DeKALB – A Hinckley man attempted to destroy marijuana by swallowing it after he was arrested early Saturday morning, according to authorities.
    July 6, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • DeKalb Municipal Band accompanies firework display

    DeKALB – Deb Shofner might not have directly seen any of the fireworks Saturday launched 300 feet above her seat in the Dee Palmer Band Shell, but som ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Fairdale victim to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery

    FAIRDALE – Jackie Klosa, one of two women who died in the tornado that struck Fairdale on April 9, will be laid to rest Aug. 17 next to her husband at ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Police say Genoa woman acted in self-defense in stabbing

    GENOA – A Genoa woman was trying get away from her husband, who had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the state’s legal limit for driving, when sh ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:20 pm
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