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  • DeKalb Salvation Army provides toys to needy

    DeKALB – The doors were wide open Wednesday at The Salvation Army Community Center in DeKalb, as people were in and out picking up donated toys and cl ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • TAILS Humane Society’s new leaders embrace roles

    DeKALB – With a new executive director and several new employees among the changes in 2014, it’s been an eventful year for TAILS Humane Society.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Negotiations hit snag for Kishwaukee teachers, board

    MALTA – Months of negotiations between Kishwaukee College administration and the school’s faculty union appear to have hit a wall, pushing teachers cl ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • DeKalb County Board to explore jail options

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County officials want 2015 to be the year they devise a solution for expanding the county jail.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Chicago man arrested on charges of unlawful possession of ammunition

    DeKALB – A Chicago man was arrested Wednesday morning after DeKalb County Sheriff’s police found handguns and ammunition at his DeKalb storage unit.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Morgan Witmer fundraiser set for Thursday

    DeKALB – A fundraiser for Sycamore teen Morgan Witmer, who was seriously injured in a car crash last month, will start at 6 p.m. Thursday at O’Leary’s ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Cortland teen in critical condition after crash

    MALTA – A 17-year-old Cortland girl was in critical condition at St. Anthony Medical Center on Wednesday after the car she was a passenger in rolled s ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • NIU’s Douglas Hall demolition underway

    DeKALB – You can watch the methodical deconstruction of Northern Illinois University’s Douglas Hall from the comfort of home.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 Board approves tax levy

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 Board unanimously approved a $52.5 million tax levy Tuesday.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • Photos: Demolition of Douglas Hall

    Images of the demolition of the southwest wing. ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 6:31 pm
  • DeKalb County churches, agencies comfort those feeling blue at Christmas

    DeKALB – In between wrapping presents and decorating for Christmas, Becky Sisler has tried not to cry about her father, who died five months ago.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Saints fan arrested after altercation with Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey

    A 58-year-old New Orleans man was arrested and charged with simple battery following an altercation with Bears chairman George McCaskey Monday night ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • DeKalb garage sustains $9,500 damage in fire

    DeKALB – No one was injured in a DeKalb garage fire that caused $9,500 in damage Monday, officials announced Tuesday.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • DeKalb's Flippin Eggs preps for free dinner

    DeKALB – Flippin Eggs patrons have donated close to 400 presents for the restaurant’s free holiday dinner, but organizers could use more gifts for wom ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • DeKalb County doctor suspended; drugs, files found in trash

    SANDWICH – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation suspended the license of a DeKalb County doctor Monday after he filled dum ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:53 am
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