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  • Sandwich man faces aggravated DUI, other charges after collision injures motorcyclist

    SANDWICH - A Sandwich man faces aggravated driving under the influence and other criminal charges in connection with a crash early Saturday near Sandw ...
    July 4, 2015 - 12:26 pm
  • Police say Genoa woman acted in self-defense in stabbing

    GENOA – A Genoa woman was trying get away from her husband, who had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the state’s legal limit for driving, when sh ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • DeKalb library construction to continue despite budget stall

    DeKALB – Construction will continue on the DeKalb Public Library despite the state budget impasse dragging on in Springfield.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Jack Spartz, longtime Sycamore firefighter, dies at 61

    DeKALB – Jacob J. “Jack” Spartz Jr., who served the Sycamore Fire Department for more than 35 years, died Monday. He was 61.
    July 4, 2015 - 10:19 am
  • Fourth of July fireworks and activities in DeKalb County

    Communities across DeKalb County will mark the Fourth of July with fireworks and other activities. Here’s a listing of local events scheduled this wee ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • With school out, nonprofits step in to feed DeKalb County youth

    DeKALB – Kara Gallagher wanted to remove transportation barriers that keep kids from getting lunch in the summer. 
    July 3, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Kishwaukee YMCA hires new CEO

    SYCAMORE – Kishwaukee Family YMCA leaders announced this week that they have hired a new CEO after a three-month search in which they interviewed eigh ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Two charged with scrap metal theft from Evergreen Village property

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Sheriff’s police arrested two men Thursday who police said were stealing scrap metal from the demolished Evergreen Village Mo ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Sycamore auto parts store vandalized again

    SYCAMORE – Authorities are seeking information about an overnight burglary and property damage that occurred late Tuesday at B&O Used Auto Parts in Sy ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Kirkland-Hiawatha Open House set

    KIRKLAND – The annual Kirkland-Hiawatha All-School Open House event will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday in Hiawatha Elementary Learning Resource Center.
    July 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Northern Illinois University, Kishwaukee College, go smoke-free

    DeKALB – A smoke break between classes is going to be harder to come by at Northern Illinois University and Kishwaukee College.
    July 2, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • DeKalb County Board approves jail expansion

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board has approved a $35 million borrowing plan to finance expansion and renovations at the county jail.
    July 2, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Police: Minor sets fire to Malta playground

    MALTA – Officials are investigating a late-night fire at the Malta Township Park playground that destroyed much of the equipment and was believed to h ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:58 am
  • City of DeKalb paid twice market value for property, real estate agent says

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb paid about twice the market value for a property the City Council voted to buy last week to make room for a future police ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Huskie Pups revised; routes to be expanded

    DeKALB – When the Huskie Pup electric shuttle debuted last fall, Northern Illinois University officials planned to add more of the electronic vehicles ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Will you attend a fireworks display this weekend?