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  • Oct. 10 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 ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Company pulls request for medical marijuana dispensary special-use permit

    SYCAMORE – A company has pulled their request for a special-use permit to operate a medical marijuana dispensary at 1985 Gateway Drive, a property sou ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • DeKalb Public Library prepares for transition

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Public Library will be closed for six weeks starting in December as the library’s collection, equipment and furnishings are moved ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • 6 months later, Fairdale continues rebuilding

    FAIRDALE – Six months to the day a tornado killed two residents and left a path of destruction in the tiny unincorporated part of Kirkland, recovery o ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • NIU rededicates memorial to honor fallen World War II student-athletes

    DeKALB – Robert Marty seemed to have slipped through the cracks of time and history.Of the eight nam ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • DeKalb Goodwill, Bethesda Lutheran Communities hold hiring event

    DeKALB – A hiring event held inside a local Goodwill store could help match job seekers with an area nonprofit that is looking to fill entry-level pos ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 1:38 am
  • Kishwaukee College to host holiday hiring expo

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College and the DeKalb Illinois workNet Center are hosting a hiring event for seasonal and holiday jobs in the region. 
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • Sycamore School District 427 Superintendent Kathy Countryman joins University of Iowa Alumni Association board

    Sycamore School District 427 Superintendent Kathy Countryman has been named to the University of Iowa Alumni Association Board of Directors.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • DeKalb police investigate robbery near NIU campus

    DeKALB – DeKalb police are investigating a robbery that occurred Wednesday near campus in which two men punched an individual in the face and stole hi ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Former controller suing Northern Illinois

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s former controller has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the university and several of its officials, seekin ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • NIU officials: Bomb threat a hoax

    DeKALB – A bomb threat at Northern Illinois University Thursday evening evacuated campus for nearly three hours.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • The House at 316 a tradition in Maple Park neighborhood

    MAPLE PARK – When a sporting goods store was going out of business a few years ago in DeKalb, Hank Hockey saw an opportunity to pick up some deals on ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • Only small salary bumps likely for some elected DeKalb County officials

    DeKALB -- Several of the county's elected officials didn't get raises last election cycle, and county board members say they would be hard-pressed to ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:11 am
  • Sycamore Spartans think beach for homecoming parade

    SYCAMORE – Austin Bockman and Brittany Moudy had a difficult task Wednesday: Combine a day at the beach with the world of the Sycamore High School eng ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 8:28 am
  • Lawsuit seeks to halt University Village redevelopment

    DeKALB – Two local property owners want a judge to halt any redevelopment at the University Village apartment complex until it is determined whether t ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:46 am
  • Reader Poll

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