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  • Sanders local organizing event bigger than expected in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Local organizers were expecting around 20 people to attend Bernie Sander’s grassroots campaign organizing event Wednesday. But over 100 fille ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Moderate Kirk can survive party-member criticism

    SPRINGFIELD – Political experts say U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk can survive damaging criticism from a fellow Republican fundraiser.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Proudly DeKalb seeks to foster local pride

    DeKALB – Proudly DeKalb is a new group working to foster hometown pride in the community.The group f ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Fundraiser urges pledges to have Sunday dinner

    DeKALB – Local residents are being encouraged to take a seat at the table – the dinner table.A new H ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Genoa continues to push for Amtrak route

    GENOA – Recent cuts to Illinois' Amtrak spending have not deterred Genoa Mayor Mark Vicary from fighting for railway routing through his city if and w ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Hogs for Dogs motorcycle run set for Sunday

    GENOA – The DeKalb County Animal Welfare League will host a motorcycle benefit run and music event Sunday. 
    July 29, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Soggy May and June have given way to dry July in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Josh Kosco’s job can be a sticky situation.The Northern Illinois University senior and inte ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • DeKalb area Salvation Army to accept, distribute donated school supplies

    DeKALB – Keith Graham knows it isn’t just families in poverty that could use some help around back-to-school season.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • DeKalb Park District celebrates 80th anniversary with special activities

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Park District is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a variety of special events Friday through Tuesday. 
    July 28, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Sycamore registration begins next week

    SYCAMORE – Express registration for Sycamore High School will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 5 in the main gym at the school, 427 Spartan Trai ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Jo-Ann Fabrics to close DeKalb store by Nov. 5

    DeKALB – After 40 years in the city, Jo-Ann Fabrics plans to close its DeKalb location by Nov. 5.Kri ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Kishwaukee Hospital to host Latch On breast-feeding event

    DeKALB – Kishwaukee Hospital’s Breastfeeding Center will host a Latch On event Saturday.  “Latch-on ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:02 am
  • Sycamore School District 427 tax abatement talks continue

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore School District 427 Board has looked over the preliminary draft of its plan for tax abatement restructuring.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Informal and formal milk sharing options available in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Geness Juraska is happy to share what she doesn’t need with other mothers, including her extra breast milk.
    July 28, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Greyhound service comes to NIU

    DeKALB – Students attending Northern Illinois University this fall will have another option for traveling to the university from Chicago and from poin ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:15 pm
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