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  • DeKalb scholar earns NIU teaching honor

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University psychology professor was named the 2015 Board of Trustees Professor, the university’s top honor for prominence ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Sycamore Golf Club to open Sunday

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Golf Club will open Sunday, weather permitting, Sycamore Park District officials said.
    March 25, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • NIU smoke-free plan allows no exceptions

    DeKALB – With Northern Illinois University gearing up for the Smoke-Free Campus Act that goes into effect July 1, members of the Smoke-Free NIU Task F ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Police: Medical issue likely caused fatal crash

    DeKALB – A medical issue likely caused a single-vehicle crash Tuesday that killed a Waterman woman, police said Wednesday.
    March 25, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Sycamore facility for pets of seniors who can’t keep them advances

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Planning and Zoning Committee on Wednesday recommended an amendment to DeKalb County Animal Welfare League’s special use ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • DeKalb County women celebrate law enforcement achievements

    DeKALB – Representatives from several DeKalb County law enforcement agencies gathered Wednesday at Northern Illinois University’s Convocation Center t ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Scammers pose as DeKalb police in phone shakedown

    DeKALB – Police are warning residents about a shakedown phone scam where the perpetrator is posing as a DeKalb police officer.
    March 25, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • DeKalb-Sycamore expo to showcase local businesses

    SYCAMORE – About 130 local businesses and organizations will be showcased today at the 15th annual Community Expo hosted by the DeKalb and Sycamore ch ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • Country music star Jo Dee Messina to play in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Country music star Jo Dee Messina will perform May 23 at the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb with special guest Destination Unknown.
    March 24, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • County voters to see anti-corruption measure on ballot

    DeKALB – DeKalb County voters will be asked if they support a Massachusetts-based group’s plan for eradicating corruption and overhauling campaign fin ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Rent’s not too high in DeKalb

    Note to readers: This story has been corrected to reflect that a plan to have NIU students live on campus their freshman and sophomore years was resci ...
    March 25, 2015 - 9:20 am
  • Waterman woman dies after Tuesday crash

    DeKALB – A 79-year-old Waterman woman died after the van she was driving went off the road, hit a ...
    March 25, 2015 - 9:42 am
  • Duck Soup in DeKalb in danger of closing

    DeKALB – After 40 years in DeKalb, the Duck Soup Co-op may close its doors, according to a letter sent to members of the cooperatively owned natural f ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Corn Collector’s Club holds meeting, auction

    The Corn Items Collectors Association will hold its spring meeting and auction from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau, 13 ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:11 am
  • Sandwich Chamber hands out annual awards

    The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce recently honored member businesses for their contributions to the chamber and community at its annual dinner.
    March 23, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Do you agree with the state law that will ban smoking on college campuses this year?