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  • YMCA Community Awards Dinner speaker Sean Swarner uses his story to inspire others

    DeKALB – After Ohio native Sean Swarner survived cancer, he decided to climb Mount Everest. Since then, he has been saying there’s hope everywhere and ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Boy Scout food booth to aid tornado victims

    Boy Scout Troop 33 will host a food booth fundraiser to benefit Fairdale tornado survivors Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at R.P. Lumber in DeKalb, 1 ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • State police to use safety checks, roving patrols over holiday weekend

    A projected 33 million drivers will be on the roadways nationwide over the holiday week, the most in 10 years, according to the American Automobile As ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • DeKalb Park District Board, ComEd talk tree and power line maintenance

    DeKALB – A new ComEd representative met Thursday with the DeKalb Park District Board to discuss best practices going forward with power line and tree ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Huntley-based U.S. Postal Service mail carriers mourn former Union man slain in Genoa

    HUNTLEY – Huntley-based mail carriers delivered a special salute to a fallen colleague Thursday. A f ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • County home prices up as inventory slump continues

    DeKALB – With fewer properties on the market, homes prices increased last month.Home sales in DeKalb ...
    May 21, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • DeKalb on Fortune 100 company's radar

    DeKALB – A top company is examining the city as a possible location for a 987,000-square-foot facility that would bring about 300 jobs to the area and ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • DeKalb City Council meets to discuss proposed tax hikes

    DeKALB – Fitness should be encouraged, not discouraged. An amusement tax would be a disincentive for community members trying to be well, according to ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Kishwaukee YMCA staff working to reopen pool

    SYCAMORE – Kishwaukee Family YMCA officials hope to reopen the facility’s pool Tuesday after a major mechanical breakdown in the recreation center’s p ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Thank-you reception held for Fairdale volunteers

    SYCAMORE – Team Rubicon first-time volunteer Jen Maravillas said she was humbled to assist with Fairdale recovery after a deadly tornado struck the ti ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Theme for 2015 Sycamore Pumpkin Festival is 'Pumpkins in Disguise'

    SYCAMORE – Lana Walker knows a thing or two about disguises during Halloween time.Last year, she dre ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • DeKalb County sets schedule for possible Fairdale rebuilding, rezoning

    FAIRDALE – The county has announced a schedule to supply information to Fairdale residents who plan to rebuild, but rezoning issues must be addressed ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Theme of Sycamore's Pumpkin Fest to be revealed

    SYCAMORE – The 54th annual Pumpkin Festival theme was submitted by an elementary school student in Sycamore and it includes the word “pumpkin.”
    May 19, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • DeKalb library expansion moves forward

    DeKALB – Starting Thursday, the entire lower level of the DeKalb library will be closed to the public as the next steps to the $25.3 million renovatio ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • DeKalb City Council to discuss trio of tax hike proposals

    DeKALB – City staff members have proposed tax increases on natural gas, an increase in the city’s home rule sales tax rate and a new amusement tax in ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:07 pm
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