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  • Celebration Chorale sets fundraiser

    The Celebration Chorale from First United Methodist Church in DeKalb will hold a fundraiser at Ollies in Sycamore on Sept. 15.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Slain officer’s gun located; video to be analyzed in Fox Lake manhunt

    FOX LAKE – Police investigating the shooting death of a Fox Lake police officer hope a video from a Fox Lake resident and information gleaned from evi ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • DeKalb-Sycamore women donates $9,500 to Barb Food Mart

    DeKALB – Milk at the Barb Food Mart doesn't stay on the shelf for long, but hopefully – with the help of a $9,500 donation – it will.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Municipal Airport to host drones seminar

    DeKALB – The city is hosting a seminar about drones featuring a panel of experts to teach everyone from farmers to firefighters about the increasingly ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Brothers to retire from Coca-Cola after 40-plus years

    ST. CHARLES – Two brothers who have spent more than 40 years together at the same job are retiring this month.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Long road to appreciation for Lincoln Highway

    DeKALB – John O’Halloran got his kicks on the Lincoln Highway two years ago. He left his Twombly Roa ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • NIU enticing students to attend football games with tuition prize

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University will offer students a chance to win free tuition if they show Huskies pride. 
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • DeKalb City Council member's bribe report brings no charges

    DeKALB – State police investigated a bribe offer reported by a DeKalb City Council member aimed at influencing a vote on the University Village redeve ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Robert Smith appointed Genoa police chief

    DeKALB – The Genoa City Council has approved Robert Smith as the city's new police chief.Smith has s ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • DeKalb County Finance committee OKs $90M budget plan

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Board finance committee approved a $90.8 million county budget plan Wednesday that dips into reserves but spares jobs.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:53 am
  • 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
  • Fox Lake manhunt: 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. 3, 2015 - 12:09 am
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