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  • DeKalb County finance panel OKs $90M budget

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Board finance committee approved a $90.8 million county budget plan Wednesday that dips into reserves but spares jobs.
    NEW: Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Demmer will seek 3rd term in state House

    SPRINGFIELD – Dixon Republican Rep. Tom Demmer said he will seek a third term in the state House of Representatives.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Our View: Standing with police after Fox Lake officer's killing

    We offer our deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, who was gunned down Tuesday m ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Motorcyclists treated for injuries after crash

    SYCAMORE – A Hampshire woman was cited after police said she failed to yield at an intersection forcing two motorcyclists off the road near Sycamore.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Huntley Middle School hosts outreach night

    DeKALB – Getting to school events such as parent-teacher conferences can be challenging, so Huntley Middle School officials decided to bring the schoo ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Authorities hope video, tips lead to suspects’ capture

    FOX LAKE – Authorities are hoping surveillance footage and tips from the public will provide the clues they need to find the three men involved in the ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Walnut Grove Vocational Farm, Community Gardens join forces to help individuals with disabilities develop life skills

    DeKALB – Gene Heinsohn is working to create better opportunities for his son and others with developmental disabilities who have few resources after t ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Illinois Tollway to collect tolls on I-90 exit at Genoa Road

    GENOA – Drivers will start paying to exit Interstate 90 to reach Belvidere and Genoa later this month.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Sycamore High School plans lockdown drill

    DeKALB – Sycamore High School officials will conduct a state-mandated lockdown drill at 10 a.m. today.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • False robbery report could lead to criminal charges

    DeKALB – DeKalb police said the person who filed a false police report last week about a robbery near Northern Illinois University’s campus could face ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Sycamore Park District classes find new home

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District has partnered with the Northern Illinois Dance Center, 2180 Oakland Drive, and Midwest Museum of Natural History ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Maple Park set for Fun Fest

    MAPLE PARK – Larry Stachura has hopes visitors one day will flock to the Maple Park Fun Fest to check out a display featuring dozens of decorated melo ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Sponsorship sought for IHSA football championships

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County County Convention and Visitors Bureau is looking toward the County Board and local businesses for sponsorship when the Il ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • KishHealth, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare merger set for Dec. 31

    DeKALB – A fund set up when KishHealth and Northwestern Memorial HealthCare merge at year’s end could benefit local residents – although there likely ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:06 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 board approves hiring for 17 positions

    DeKALB –  DeKalb School District 428 is going ahead with the next steps of the facility operations and food service restructuring plan approved in Jul ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:27 pm
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