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  • DeKalb County unemployment rate falls to 5.4 percent

    DeKALB – The unemployment rate in DeKalb County fell to 5.4 percent in July, down from 6.7 percent during the same month last year, according to preli ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Kishwaukee College garden seeks recognition

    MALTA – Student gardeners at Kishwaukee College have learned a new kind of equation: flowers + geometry =  a budding competition.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • Photos: Kishwaukee College Gardens Open House

    The college is home to an All-America Selections Display Garden, which will be submitted into a Display Gardens contest.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 students head back to school

    DeKALB – Summer came to a close in DeKalb County as District 428 students filed into their respective schools Wednesday morning. 
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Corn Fest road closures begin today

    Corn Fest is coming to downtown DeKalb from Friday through Sunday. Glidden, Ellwood and Haish city p ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Poultry owners learn about preventing bird flu

    SYCAMORE – When bird flu was reported in Illinois’ bordering states this spring, Andy Larson felt completely powerless.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • DeKalb County committee considers ways to attract business to unincorporated areas

    SYCAMORE – County officials are looking at ways to make unincorporated areas more attractive to businesses. Possibilities could include changes to the ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • 3 held after attempted armed robbery at DeKalb T-Mobile store

    DeKALB – Police have apprehended three suspects after an armed robbery that was reported around 3:30 p.m. at the T-Mobile store in DeKalb on Wednesday ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 8:47 am
  • Photos: Attempted Armed Robbery Leads to Manhunt

    Manhunt after attempted armed robbery of DeKalb T-Mobile Wednesday. ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:18 am
  • DeKalb's Egyptian Theatre cancels Amenti Haunted House event

    DeKALB – Officials at the Egyptian Theatre have called off this year's Amenti Haunted House, and will instead use the time to search for a new locatio ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 1:35 pm
  • Photos: Huntley Middle School First Day of School

    Huntley Middle School with a new principal — District 428 started school Wednesday. ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 9:23 am
  • Gas prices decreasing after recent spike in Illinois

    DeKALB – Local motorists are starting to get some relief at the pump, as gas prices are heading downward.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Sycamore, DeKalb high schools achieve excellence in sports broadcasting program

    DeKALB – Sycamore and DeKalb high schools were honored by the NFHS Network School Broadcast Program as elite and select schools for their broadcasting ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • DeKalb Corn Fest set to roll this weekend

    DeKALB – Alice Freier is set to “basically live downtown” this weekend as she prepares for DeKalb’s annual Corn Fest.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Genoa-Kingston School District 424 mourns death of student

    KINGSTON – A ninth-grade Genoa-Kingston High School student died Tuesday morning. An investigation i ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:03 pm
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