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  • Photos: Corn Fest

    The weekend-long annual festival in downtown DeKalb kicked off on Friday. ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:23 pm
  • Tyler Elementary honors school officer Jose Jaques

    DeKALB – Tyler Elementary school honored school resource officer Jose Jaques with a surprise welcome assembly Friday. 
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • Buddy Benches ready for new year

    Woodbury Elementary School thanks Mrs. Vick, ACE Hardware for donating paint, and the Woodbury Primary Parents Association for getting the Buddy Bench ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb County unemployment rate falls to 5.4 percent

    DeKALB – The unemployment rate in DeKalb County fell to 5.4 percent in July, down from 6.7 percent during the same month last year, according to preli ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Genoa-Kingston community mourns death of student

    KINGSTON – Students and parents in the Genoa-Kingston School District 424 community are working to support each other after the death of a 14-year-old ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Dekalb County economic development officials say businesses, jobs to come with new enterprise zone designation

    DeKALB – Members of the regional planning commission of the DeKalb County Board got more details at Thursday’s meeting on the county’s new enterprise ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Kishwaukee College garden seeks recognition

    MALTA – Student gardeners at Kishwaukee College have learned a new kind of equation: flowers + geometry = a budding competition.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • District 428’s computer system, phones, down on second day of school

    DeKALB – District 428’s 12 schools experienced a technology blackout that extended into the school day Thursday. Learning wasn’t disrupted this time, ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Photos: Kishwaukee College Gardens Open House

    The college is home to an All-America Selections Display Garden, which will be submitted into a Display Gardens contest.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 students head back to school

    DeKALB – Summer came to a close in DeKalb County as District 428 students filed into their respective schools Wednesday morning. 
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Corn Fest road closures begin today

    Corn Fest is coming to downtown DeKalb from Friday through Sunday. Glidden, Ellwood and Haish city p ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Poultry owners learn about preventing bird flu

    SYCAMORE – When bird flu was reported in Illinois’ bordering states this spring, Andy Larson felt completely powerless.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • DeKalb County committee considers ways to attract business to unincorporated areas

    SYCAMORE – County officials are looking at ways to make unincorporated areas more attractive to businesses. Possibilities could include changes to the ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • 3 held after attempted armed robbery at DeKalb T-Mobile store

    DeKALB – Police have apprehended three suspects after an armed robbery that was reported around 3:30 p.m. at the T-Mobile store in DeKalb on Wednesday ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Photos: Attempted Armed Robbery Leads to Manhunt

    Manhunt after attempted armed robbery of DeKalb T-Mobile Wednesday. ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:18 am
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