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  • Woman killed in crash north of Sandwich

    SANDWICH – A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Pratt and Sandwich roads Saturday morning killed a Sandwich woman and left a child seriously inj ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • Kishwaukee College teachers reject contract offer

    MALTA – Union faculty members at Kishwaukee College voted unanimously Friday to reject the “last, best offer” from the college administration and said ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Cornerstone Christian Academy 9th-grader Margaret Makovey leaves Ukraine for Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Putting 5,220 miles between herself and her family tested 14-year-old Margaret Makovey’s strength earlier this year.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • DeKalb County Sheriff's Office releases new app, launches Facebook page

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott announced Friday that his office has a new Mobile Patrol public safety app, as well as a new Facebook page.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 turns down resource officer grant

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb will turn down a $125,000 federal grant to hire another school resource officer because city and school leaders said they ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Local organizations join Wreaths Across America effort in DeKalb

    DeKALB – When Matthew Galloway enlisted in the U.S. Navy four years ago, he celebrated Christmas with his new family – his fellow service members.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • Photos: Timberwolves 63, Royals 36

    Images from the basketball match-up on Friday. ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 9:42 pm
  • Dustbin fire damages DeKalb shop

    DeKALB – A fire that started in a dustbin at Premium Wood Products in DeKalb about 1 a.m. Friday caused $150,000 in damage, authorities said.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Waterman holiday train vandalized

    WATERMAN – When Pete Robinson first discovered the damage that vandals had done, he had to stop and think whether to continue to operate the Holiday L ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • DeKalb releases holiday trash pickup schedule

    DeKALB – Trash and recycling pickup will be delayed one day during the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s Day, city officials said. People whose refuse ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Sycamore fire engine restoration reaches milestone

    SYCAMORE – Restoration of the first fire engine owned by the Sycamore Fire Department entered a new stage Thursday.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Cortland teen moved to Peoria hospital after crash

    MALTA – Friends and coworkers are trying to help Sarah Elliott, the Cortland teenager who remains in critical condition after a rollover crash that ha ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Salvation Army, Toys for Tots team up to provide 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. 19, 2014 - 10:25 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 - 9:33 am
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