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  • DeKalb police, Axletree offer free bike skills education event

    DeKALB – On June 20, the DeKalb police and Axletree, a local bike advocacy group, will host a free bike education event for the public. 
    May 27, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Huntley Middle School student broadens vocabulary, social circle at national spelling bee

    Nolan Bunger, the 12-year-old Huntley Middle School student representing DeKalb County at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, spelled one word correct ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • DeKalb City Council discusses budget recommendations; some aldermen question city spending

    DeKALB – The root of the problem with the city budget is stagnate revenue and the problem will only escalate, 1st Ward Alderman David Jacobson said at ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • DeKalb High School 'Hairspray' production mirrors current societal issues

    DeKALB – Senior Matthew Petersen was showing his feminine side Wednesday evening, wearing a muumuu and a black wig.
    May 27, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Location, incentives help bring businesses to DeKalb County

    KIRKLAND – DeKalb County’s job market is still struggling to recover losses suffered during the Great Recession, and local officials continue working ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Police: Driver who hit bicyclist was under influence of drugs

    SYCAMORE – A man whose truck hit a bicyclist on DeKalb Avenue on Tuesday was charged with driving under the influence of drugs, Sycamore Police said W ...
    May 27, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • KishHealth System to open new teaching kitchen

    DeKALB – Rachel Koroscik is on a mission to change lives. Koroscik, an NIU graduate who is now healt ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Community center activities to continue despite closing

    SYCAMORE – Park board members on Tuesday made plans for the park district to continue offering programs from the time its community center closes next ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • DeKalb city manager gets raise

    DeKALB – City Council members voted to approve a 3 percent raise for City Manager Anne Marie Gaura – as well as retroactive pay back to January – with ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • New zoning could ease restrictions to help Fairdale rebuild

    FAIRDALE – Clarence “Clem” Schulz lost everything in the April 9 tornado, including his home and his wife, Geraldine.
    May 26, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • DeKalb High School singing group visits New York City

    DeKALB – Thanks to community outreach, the DeKalb High School music department’s a cappella group Enharmonic Fusion enjoyed a pitch-perfect trip to Ne ...
    May 25, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • DeKalb police to host child safety seat checkup

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Police Department will team up with Schnucks to offer a child safety seat checkup event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 11.
    May 25, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Volunteers sought for Day of Caring event

    DeKALB – Colleen Bredeson is looking forward to having some help delivering meals and gardening next month.
    May 25, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • DeKalb County residents remember fallen veterans during Memorial Day events

    DeKALB – Carolyn Smrz, her husband and sons, Ethan and William, ages 3 and 5, stood by the corner of Lincoln Highway and North Second Street on Monday ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Somonauk graduates set ‘new benchmark’

    SOMONAUK – This Memorial Day weekend, Ricky Benitez is looking forward to more than a holiday barbecue.
    May 24, 2015 - 8:52 pm
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