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  • Results of Sycamore Browns' auction not yet public

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore resident for the past 12 years, Grace Katzel used to buy all of her meats from Browns' County Market grocery store.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • NIU scientists embark on big experiment into tiny particle

    Mary Shenk thought helping to solve an unexplained phenomenon about life's basic building blocks seemed like the best way to spend her summer.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Sycamore student’s art ‘brightens everybody’s day’

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore High School senior Keegan Callahan has been spending Wednesday nights all summer painting at the Sycamore police station.
    July 31, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • NIU alumni develop mobile personal safety device

    Joe Parisi was a senior at Northern Illinois University in October 2010, when Antinette "Toni" Keller was murdered while walking by herself near campu ...
    July 31, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Aug. 1 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Kaneland superintendent moving to new district

    Kaneland School District 302 Superintendent Jeff Schuler has announced his intentions to resign and become the next superintendent of Wheaton Warrenvi ...
    July 31, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Sheriff: Schulz died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County authorities announced Thursday that 23-year-old Steven Schulz died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
    July 31, 2014 - 4:22 pm
  • Kaneland superintendent resigns for job in Wheaton

    Kaneland School District 302 Superintendent Jeff Schuler is resigning to become the next superintendent at Wheaton Warrenville School District 200.
    UPDATED: Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Student effort sparks NIU shuttle service changes

    DeKALB – Starting Friday, DeKalb residents will no longer have access to a late-night bus service that Northern Illinois University provides.
    July 30, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • DeKalb fire safety trailer to appear at National Night Out

    DeKALB – A recently acquired safety house will teach children how to escape from a smoky trailer at a nationally held event Tuesday.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Cost for 911 dispatch service may change for small towns

    SYCAMORE – Larger police departments that rely on the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office for police dispatching have been subsidizing smaller ones for yea ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Photos: NIU Women's Clinic

    Images of the team and coaches giving women a crash course in Huskie football. ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:55 pm
  • DeKalb District 428 could face steep tax hikes

    DeKALB – The average homeowner in District 428 could see their annual property tax bill spike by $600 by 2021 unless leaders change plans for paying o ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • DeKalb firefighters train at NIU high-rise

    DeKALB - Firefighters trudged up seven flights of stairs searching for a high-rise fire and any victims trapped inside Grant Tower South at Northern I ...
    July 31, 2014 - 2:06 pm
  • DeKalb ‘Coffee with the Chief’ on Thursday

    DeKALB – DeKalb police Chief Gene Lowery wants residents to join him for a cup of coffee Thursday.“C ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:46 pm
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