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  • Local worried about runaround with company to get wheelchair

    GENOA – Debbie Prestia is hoping she won’t have to maneuver through any more obstacles to get a power wheelchair.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Unemployment rate falls again in county, state

    DeKALB – Local unemployment rates continue to fall as every county in the state experienced year-over-year declines for the fourth straight month in S ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • When JFK came to DeKalb 55 years ago

    DeKALB – Before John. F. Kennedy told Americans to ask what they could do for their country, he came to DeKalb with a simple message: America is going ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • FOCUS DeKalb to host hearing on city’s proposed commercial and industrial building inspection ordinance

    DeKALB – Members of the newly formed FOCUS DeKalb plan to hold their own public hearings on a proposed commercial and industrial building ordinance pr ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Photos: DeKalb 7, Geneseo 21

    DeKalb ended their undefeated season to Geneseo on Friday night. ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Audio: John F. Kennedy's speech from the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb

    John F. Kennedy spoke at the Egyptian Theater 55 years ago when he was campaigning for the Democratic nomination for president. We take a look back at ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • New power line gets state sign-off

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved ComEd’s Grand Prairie Gateway Project, a new transmission line that will run 60 miles across O ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • DeKalb's Adventures in Barbland playground being removed

    DeKALB – DeKalb Park District construction crews expect to finish removing a playground near a former DeKalb elementary school by early next week, par ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Frightfully fun: Scarers and the scared explain joy in DeKalb County haunts

    DeKALB – It was pitch black for about five minutes at the Egyptian Theatre’s haunted house when a lost Michelle Mears bumped into her biggest fear: cl ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Ice cream pumpkin sculpture named festival's 'Pick of the Patch'

    SYCAMORE – In a twist that she didn't expect, Addison Foulk's inspiration for her award-winning pumpkin invention will also be part of her prize.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • DeKalb firefighters extinguish gas line fire

    DeKALB – Crews installing a fence broke an underground natural gas line that caught fire and burned for about 3 hours Thursday in the Meadow Trail sub ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Sycamore woman wants to spread ‘pink positivity’

    SYCAMORE – Before Cheryl Chilson delivers the care packages she puts together for patients at KishHealth System Cancer Center in DeKalb, she likes to ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • DeKalb County Board District 1 race has 2 political newcomers facing off

    SYCAMORE – Two rural residents are facing off for a County Board spot in the hopes of earning their first seat in public office.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Statue of Wally 'Mr. Pumpkin' Thurow unveiled as Sycamore Pumpkin Festival gets underway

    SYCAMORE – Craig Thurow is comforted knowing his dad is back at home in Sycamore. Thurow watched as ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:36 am
  • DeKalb firefighters train for potential Ebola outbreak

    DeKALB – Already covered by a plastic jumpsuit and thick rubber gloves, DeKalb’s Assistant Fire Chief Jeff McMaster twisted his way into another plast ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:16 pm
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