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  • Car flips after wreck, driver cited in crash

    SYCAMORE – A woman was injured after her car flipped on its side Saturday evening, according to authorities.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Kirkland firefighters celebrate tradition at water fight

    KIKRLAND – There is a winning strategy to the annual Kirkland firefighter water fights, but don’t count on Carl Bruder to share it with you.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Area dogs compete in DeKalb dog show

    DeKALB – For Lynn Heidinger and her four-legged companion Tapper, the Greater DeKalb Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show on Sunday was a bit like school.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Fireworks malfunction in Kirkland injures man

    KIRKLAND – A man was taken to the hospital for minor burns and a possible femur fracture after the professional fireworks display in Kirkland malfunct ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Sandwich man faces aggravated DUI, other charges after collision injures motorcyclist

    SANDWICH – A Sandwich man faces aggravated driving under the influence and other criminal charges in connection with a crash early Saturday near Sandw ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Police: Man swallows pot after arrest

    DeKALB – A Hinckley man attempted to destroy marijuana by swallowing it after he was arrested early Saturday morning, according to authorities.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • DeKalb Municipal Band accompanies firework display

    DeKALB – Deb Shofner might not have directly seen any of the fireworks Saturday launched 300 feet above her seat in the Dee Palmer Band Shell, but som ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Fairdale victim to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery

    FAIRDALE – Jackie Klosa, one of two women who died in the tornado that struck Fairdale on April 9, will be laid to rest Aug. 17 next to her husband at ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Police say Genoa woman acted in self-defense in stabbing

    GENOA – A Genoa woman was trying get away from her husband, who had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the state’s legal limit for driving, when sh ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • DeKalb library construction to continue despite budget stall

    DeKALB – Construction will continue on the DeKalb Public Library despite the state budget impasse dragging on in Springfield.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Jack Spartz, longtime Sycamore firefighter, dies at 61

    DeKALB – Jacob J. “Jack” Spartz Jr., who served the Sycamore Fire Department for more than 35 years, died Monday. He was 61.
    July 4, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Fourth of July fireworks and activities in DeKalb County

    Communities across DeKalb County will mark the Fourth of July with fireworks and other activities. Here’s a listing of local events scheduled this wee ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • With school out, nonprofits step in to feed DeKalb County youth

    DeKALB – Kara Gallagher wanted to remove transportation barriers that keep kids from getting lunch in the summer. 
    July 3, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Kishwaukee YMCA hires new CEO

    SYCAMORE – Kishwaukee Family YMCA leaders announced this week that they have hired a new CEO after a three-month search in which they interviewed eigh ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Two charged with scrap metal theft from Evergreen Village property

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Sheriff’s police arrested two men Thursday who police said were stealing scrap metal from the demolished Evergreen Village Mo ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:33 pm
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