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  • Fundraiser started for DHS student's funeral expenses

    DeKALB – An online crowdfunding effort has been started on GoFundMe to help pay the funeral costs for Johnathon Ode, a DeKalb High School senior who l ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:18 pm
  • Accused DUI driver in crash that killed DeKalb teen held on $1 million bond

    SYCAMORE – A St. Charles man accused of drunk driving in connection with the crash that killed a DeKalb High School student is being held on $1 millio ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • Crime mugs for January 2017 in DeKalb County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:52 pm
  • County Board adopts economic development resolution

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board unanimously approved a resolution to proceed with an initiative to develop a comprehensive economic development str ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • NIU board chairman resigns

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees will have a new chairman after Marc Strauss announced his resignation Wednesday.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:03 pm
  • NIU engineering students talk future of robotics

    DeKALB – Robots pique public interest when they are built to have human qualities, but those who build and study robotics in DeKalb believe the robots ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • Theater names cast for ‘Annie Jr.’

    Children’s Community Theatre has named the cast for its next production “Annie Jr.,” which will be presented April 27 through 30 at the Egyptian Theat ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 6:26 pm
  • Kishwaukee College gallery hosts Student Art Show through Feb. 2

    The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery is hosting the Student Art Show through Feb. 2.The Student Art Sh ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 6:26 pm
  • Photos: Waterman Wind Turbines

    The sun rises in the distance as wind turbines harvest air currents on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 in Waterman.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:26 am
  • Sycamore Fire Department receives grant for investigation equipment

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Fire Department received a $1,000 grant to purchase fire investigation equipment through the Allstate Foundation 2016 Helping ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:06 am
  • KC EMSA program application deadline is Jan. 31

    The Kishwaukee College EMSA Program will accept applications for the 2017-2018 academic year through Jan. 31. Students who are high school juniors cur ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • 3M donation benefits DHS robotics team

    3M recently awarded the DeKalb High School robotics team, Crowbotics frc 5934, with a new laptop. The team is using the laptop for coding and drawing ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore officials set stage for new energy agreement

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore officials are preparing to enter a new contract for the city’s water and sewer pumping as bids for energy rates become available.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 board OKs taking bids on ventilation project

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 board approved accepting bids on a projected $297,500 ventilation project to address humidity levels within un ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:58 pm
  • California energy company proposes wind-testing towers

    A California-based energy company wants to install a pair of wind-testing towers on land south of Kirkland as it investigates the feasibility of build ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:18 pm
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