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  • 3 injured in two crashes on Beith Road

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Sheriff's Office handled two traffic crashes 14 hours apart with injuries to three people, both accidents in the ar ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Department of Defense honors Pritchard

    The Department of Defense recently recognized state Rep. Bob Pritchard, R-Hinckley, for his leadership in public policy changes that positively impact ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Lions presentation

    At the Sycamore Lions Nov. 11 meeting, David Kuhn presented an inspirational message. Kuhn was involved in a highway accident with a drunk driver at a ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Fundraiser planned for Hiawatha student fighting brain cancer

    KIRKLAND – Summer vacation is the time of year that high school students relax and enjoy themselves, making memories they will never forget. Hiawatha ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Illinois treasurer to hold online auction of valuables

    State Treasurer Michael Frerichs’ office will sell off more than 8,000 items of unclaimed property in an online auction beginning Monday.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • ‘Operation Warm DeKalb’ sees success from chili cook-off event

    DeKALB – Local firefighters and teachers raised around $3,800 with their chili cook-off event Sunday, enough to buy winter coats for even more local c ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Nonprofits gear up for Giving Tuesday campaign in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – DeKalb County nonprofits are gearing up for Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a national ca ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Fans flock to Huskie Stadium for IHSA football championships

    DeKALB – When Betsy Fons was a student at Kankakee’s Bishop McNamara High School in the 1980s, the football team made two trips to the state finals.
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Cookie walk scheduled in Hinckley

    St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, at the corner of View and McKinley streets in Hinckley, will host its annual cookie walk and bake sale from 8 a.m. ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Volunteers sought for AARP Tax-Aide program

    DeKALB – AARP is seeking volunteers in DeKalb, Sycamore, and Genoa willing to help low- to moderate-income seniors and others with their 2015 tax retu ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:23 am
  • Kishwaukee College presidential hopefuls on campus next week

    DeKALB – A Kishwaukee College alumnus is among the four candidates looking to head the community college after President Tom Choice retires next month ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:04 am
  • Feed’em Soup does Thanksgiving

    DeKALB – Joe Snider makes a daily effort to practice laughter, harmony and optimism – all three of which he witnessed while serving free meals Thursda ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:03 am
  • Voluntary Action Center is restoring Tuesday meal service

    DeKALB – A successful online fundraising campaign and a local contractor who matched up to $17,500 worth of Go Fund Me donations has resulted in resto ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • DeKalb-area shoppers line up for deals after Thanksgiving dinner

    DeKALB – Red carts filled with big-screen TVs looked like they were steering themselves Thursday, while the shoppers behind them elbowed their way to ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Sycamore district names ILMEA all-district musicians

    Fifty high school and 44 middle school students from the Sycamore School District were recently selected to participate in the 2015 Illinois Music Edu ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:22 am
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