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  • Northern Illinois University's graduation provides boost for local businesses

    DeKALB – Local businesses are preparing for a bump in sales when Northern Illinois University students and their family members and friends come to to ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • DeKalb City Council and county seeking state, federal funds for new transportation facility

    DeKALB – City and county officials are seeking state and federal funds to build a $16.75 million public transportation facility on Barber Greene Road.
    April 28, 2015 - 8:56 am
  • Sycamore Park District touts credit rating, outlook

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District is getting high marks for its financial standing and ability to meet its obligations.
    April 27, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Sycamore Sportsmen’s Club donates $10K to Fairdale relief

    FAIRDALE – Sycamore Sportsmen’s Club has donated $10,000 to help with Fairdale recovery. According t ...
    April 28, 2015 - 8:59 am
  • DeKalb man killed, wife injured in Aurora crash

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man was killed and his wife was injured Friday after a collision in Aurora.Eddie D ...
    April 27, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • DeKalb police come together for pancake breakfast

    DeKALB – DeKalb police Lt. Tracy Smith normally does paperwork in his office, but on Sunday, he was baking biscuits in the kitchen at the Knights of C ...
    April 27, 2015 - 9:53 am
  • DeKalb Public Library hosts annual ‘SW Extravaganza’

    DeKALB – Children dressed as their favorite “Star Wars” character were whisked to a galaxy far, far away at the DeKalb Public Library’s third annual “ ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Kishwaukee student newspaper returns in digital form

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College’s student newspaper, The Kaleidoscope, is up and running again – which allowed reporter and first-year student Megan Schwal ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • DeKalb Kiwanis celebrates organization’s 100th anniversary

    DeKALB – When Jack Goodrich joined the DeKalb Kiwanis in 1972, the organization’s biggest project was to run the local haunted house for Halloween. Cu ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • DeKalb crime drops in most categories

    DeKALB – Violent crime hit a 10-year low in the city of DeKalb in 2014, according to data released this week by DeKalb Police.
    April 26, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Ideal Industries OK’d for heavy manufacturing in new Sycamore location

    SYCAMORE – Ideal Industries is taking steps to ensure its new facility at the Sycamore Prairie Business Park area is respectful to its neighbors.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Income inequality a public health issue in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – The gap between DeKalb County’s rich and poor is having a negative effect on the health of residents, according to area officials and public ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Notice sent to Gwendolyn Brooks parents over aggravated battery arrest

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man was charged with aggravated battery and reckless driving for allegedly hitting a woman with a car and battering her about 6 a.m. ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Roman concedes 7th Ward race to incumbent O'Leary

    DeKALB – Behind by a single vote, challenger Craig Roman conceded the 7th Ward race Friday to incumbent DeKalb City Council Alderwoman Monica O’Leary.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Bully a classmate, pay a fine or do community service, new Sycamore police regulations say

    SYCAMORE – Bullies beware: A new city ordinance is in effect. At the request of the city’s school re ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:21 am
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