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  • Maynards find support from community, firefighters after fire destroyed home

    GENOA – Leaving their burnt home Thanksgiving, members of the Maynard family thought that all they could cling to was each other.
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Face Time with ... Mat Emken

    DeKALB – Mat Emken was used to wearing steel-toed boots and a worn baseball hat to work, so it took a couple of years to adjust to the dress pants and ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • 8-year-old boy donates hair to Locks of Love

    Tristan Swenson, 8, has been called a girl many times over the past two years. But he never let that stop him from his goal: to donate his hair to Loc ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Genoa considers TIF district downtown

    By DARIA SOKOLOVA - City of Genoa officials are looking to use tax increment ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 22, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • 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 - 11:45 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. 22, 2014 - 9:53 am
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