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  • Sheriff: No 'startling developments' in Schulz investigation

    SYCAMORE – Authorities are waiting for toxicology test results to make a determination about the death of Steven Schulz, whose body was found earlier ...
    July 25, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • NIU staff member on leave over campus water testing

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University employee in charge of testing campus water has been placed on paid administrative leave after officials determ ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Woodstock chef comes out on top in Hell's Kitchen finale

    WOODSTOCK – After video of Scott Commings walking through a door to a waiting crowd to tell him he won season 12 of Hell’s Kitchen played on the TV, t ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Kishwaukee Fest parade downtown tonight

    DeKALB – The 5th annual Lincoln Highway Parade will step off at 7 p.m. today with Abraham Lincoln impersonator George Buss serving as marshal as part ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Somonauk Summerfest starts today

    SOMONAUK – Somonauk Summerfest starts today in Community Park on South Gage Street.Country band Maso ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Turning Back Time weekend includes free movie

    SYCAMORE – Turning Back Time starts today with a free screening of “The Lego Movie” at dusk in the parking lot at the corner of Somonauk and Elm stree ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Akst: Sycamore referendum plan is on

    The Sycamore Park District just voted to add a referendum to the November ballot. If it passes, residents would pay about $81 more a year in property ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Earlville drive-in theater raising funds to make switch from 35mm film to digital format

    EARLVILLE – Ron Magnoni Jr. doesn’t want to switch the Route 34 Drive-In to digital, but he has to adapt or close the Earlville landmark as movie make ...
    July 25, 2014 - 7:33 am
  • County jobless rate holds steady

    DeKALB – While the unemployment rate for DeKalb County and the city of DeKalb dropped more than 3 percentage points in June when compared to last year ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • First phase of Charlestowne Mall project slated for August

    ST. CHARLES – The first phase of construction for the Charlestowne Mall redevelopment is scheduled for August, its project developer said Monday.
    July 24, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • DeKalb woman sold methadone, police say

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman is accused of delivering methadone to a man who was later taken to Kishwaukee Hospital for a drug overdose, court records show ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Sycamore-area shelter in second year of rescuing Siberian huskies

    SYCAMORE – Lisa Monge considers Raven’s Husky Haven and Rescue a Match.com for huskies. “There reall ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Culver’s fundraiser to benefit scout troop

    SYCAMORE – Boy Scout Troop 2810 is holding a fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Culver’s, 1200 DeKalb Ave. in Sycamore.
    July 23, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • DeKalb man accused of sexual assault

    SYCAMORE – A 35-year-old DeKalb man could face decades in prison if convicted of allegations that he sexually assaulted a young family member.
    July 23, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Skate Street DeKalb draws crowd at Kishwaukee Fest

    DeKALB – Local skaters jumped at the chance to skate in the street Wednesday.Skate Street DeKalb was ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:55 pm
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