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  • DeKalb City Council to vote on $49 million budget

    DeKALB – Aldermen are expected to vote on a $49 million spending plan Monday to get the city through the next six months, as well as consider funding ...
    June 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Greek Fest still draws a crowd

    When asked why Merilyn May came to this year’s Greek Festival she matter-of-factly looked at the gryo sitting on the table in front of her.
    June 26, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Cyclists descend on DeKalb for Bike MS: Tour de Farms

    For four years, Aurora resident Cathy Lisac, 51, has participated in Bike MS: Tour de Farms to raise money for the National MS Society of Greater Chic ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • DeKalb County Relay for Life raises money for cancer research

    Cindy Green-Deutsch hates cancer with a passion.The Shabbona resident and two-year kidney cancer sur ...
    June 26, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • DCCG launches program for individuals with disabilities

    DeKalb County Community Gardens hosted an open house on May 7 to launch its new program for individuals with special needs. 
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Museum receives funding for technology interactives

    The Midwest Museum of Natural History received $15,000 for new technology interactives in its main gallery from the DeKalb County Community Foundation ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 100+ Women Who Care donates to CASA DeKalb County

    The DeKalb/Sycamore Chapter of 100+ Women Who Care selected CASA DeKalb County as its quarterly donation recipient. On May 9, representatives of 100+ ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore museum offers junior docent program

    The Sycamore History Museum is hosting a junior docent program training class.A docent gives exhibit ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Indian Creek retirement dinner for superintendent may have broken state law

    SHABBONA – The longtime leader of Indian Creek Community School District 425 will retire from her post June 30, but a dinner to mark the occasion may ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Local lawmakers to keep eye on proposed bill to ban some gun permits

    DeKALB – Illinois was the last state in the nation to adopt a concealed carry law, but it could be one of the first to pass legislation aimed at keepi ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • DeKalb police to enforce seat belt laws

    The DeKalb Police Department will join the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois State Police and hundreds of local law enforcement agen ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • DeKalb County clerk to require appointments for passport applications

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Clerk’s Office will require appointments to process passport applications starting July 1.
    June 24, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • State budget impasse could delay several DeKalb County road projects

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Highway Department said Friday that several road project startups could be held up, and the completion of the Coltonville R ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • NIU alum takes top job at DeKalb County Health Department

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University alumna whose work in public health spans 15 years has been tapped to take over as head of the DeKalb County Pu ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • New restaurant wants Cabana Charley’s space in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – A new restaurant plans to open in the space formerly occupied by Cabana Charley’s in Sycamore.
    June 26, 2016 - 6:03 pm
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