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  • DeKalb High School to host a cappella competitions

    DeKALB – When Grace Klonoski steps forward to deliver her solos on stage, her voice is accompanied by music.
    March 5, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • District 427 to begin kindergarten registration March 17

    SYCAMORE – Kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year will begin in District 427 by appointment on March 17.
    March 5, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Sycamore woman sustains minor injuries in rear-end crash

    SYCAMORE – A woman sustained minor injuries after her vehicle was rear-ended Thursday at the intersection of Liberty Lane and Route 64, according to a ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Proposed state budget cuts could be devastating in DeKalb County, officials say

    DeKALB – Local officials are bracing for devastating funding cuts that could come under Gov. Bruce Rauner’s plans to slash local government’s share of ...
    March 5, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Scammers pose threat to area consumers

    DeKALB – When Susan Metcalf received an early-morning call warning that the IRS had filed a lawsuit against her, she was scared.
    March 5, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner plans stop in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Gov. Bruce Rauner will be in DeKalb on Friday to talk about his plans to give local people more control over government spending and property ...
    March 5, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Child poverty rising in DeKalb County, survey says

    DeKALB – The number of DeKalb County children living in poverty nearly tripled from 1999 to 2012, child advocates said in a report released Thursday.
    March 5, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • D-428 officials move toward 1-to-1 tech plan

    DeKALB – As a teacher and a parent, Allison Vietmeier is worried about the potential for DeKalb-based District 428 to spend millions of dollars so it ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Sheriff’s car involved in crash in Belvidere

    SYCAMORE – For the second time in less than a month, a DeKalb County sheriff’s vehicle transporting inmates has been involved in a traffic crash, Sher ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Laundromat prepares to open; family fun center will wait

    DeKALB – Banks of washing machines and dryers at the South 4th Street Mega-Grande Laundromat will be ready for their first spins by April.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • County sees e-waste recycling boom

    Thousands of pounds of waste have been recycled by county residents since last March, but it’s not the traditionally gross, grimy trash.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Partnership with arts group brings international acts to DeKalb

    DeKALB – Brazilian musician Paulo Padilha has traveled the world performing with his eponymous band, but he said he had never seen as much snow as he ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Lenten series continues at St. John

    Wednesday Evening Lenten services continue at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod) at 7 p.m. March 4.
    March 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 raising price of school lunches as much as a quarter

    DeKALB – Students who pay for school lunches in DeKalb School District 428 will have to chip in up to a quarter more next school year.
    March 3, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Hy-Vee seeks contestants for chili cook-off

    SYCAMORE – Hy-Vee will hold its fourth annual Chili Cook-off at noon Sunday.Space is limited to the ...
    March 3, 2015 - 8:59 pm
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