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  • DeKalb County candidate filing for March primaries underway

    DeKALB – The early list of candidates who have filed to run for office in local primary elections could boost voters’ interests.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Sycamore School District 427 approves $26.8M tax levy resolution

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore School District 427 unanimously approved a $26.8 million tax-levy resolution at its meeting Tuesday.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • DeKalb seeks community input for strategic plan

    DeKALB – The city is seeking residents’ opinions on its drafted 10-year strategic plan, which officials said will guide the budget process in the futu ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Photos: Huskies Fall Short to Ohio

    After a slew of injuries, NIU drops off the end of the season with a loss to Ohio, 21-26. ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • DeKalb County home sales post double-digit increase

    DeKALB – DeKalb County home sales increased 12.9 percent in October as prices rose and inventory declined, according to data released Monday by the Il ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 1:41 am
  • DeKalb holiday magic takes year-round preparation

    DeKALB – Christmas is a year-round holiday for those who make sure traditions can carry on.Pete Robi ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • Assignment turns to yuletide outreach for team of NIU students

    DeKALB – A team of business students from Northern Illinois University are helping teachers and staff at a local elementary school make Christmas merr ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • DeKalb County holiday shoppers expected to spend locally

    DeKALB – For 135 million Americans, what immediately follows Thanksgiving dinner is a weekend of sale-hunting and serious shopping, according to the N ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 1:13 am
  • Quilt raffle winner

    Congratulations to Larry Mathey who was the winner of the American Legion Post 337 Genoa Quilt Raffle. The post thanks all those who bought tickets fo ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:16 pm
  • Sycamore Scouts attend Jamboree

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, based out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, recently sent a group of 10 boys to the Sandwich Fairgrounds for the Boy Scouts ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • Matthew West earns Eagle award

    Matthew West, a member of Boy Scout Troop 33 chartered at First Lutheran Church in DeKalb, recently was awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achi ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:16 pm
  • Lehan family pays it forward with scholarship fund

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation recently announced the James and Marjorie Lehan Family Scholarship Fund.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • 4-H'ers serve food at local Culver's

    The Malta Mustangs, DeKalb Choreboys and Choregirls and the H-Bar-P 4-H clubs joined together Oct. 6 to serve food and hold doors for the crowds at th ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • Purple belt awarded

    Hard work and dedication have paid off for Genoa-Kingston native Kyler Dodd who has been studying Shotokan Karate at Midwest Shotokan Karate in Genoa  ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • Book drive helps children in Neighbor's House program

    Northern Illinois Reading Council (an affiliate of the International Literacy Association) is taking part in the Barnes & Noble Holiday Book Drive at ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:14 pm
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