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  • DeKalb water system focus of study

    DeKALB – By the end of this year, City of DeKalb leaders should know what repairs its water system needs and whether water rates need to change to pay ...
    July 29, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Chip

    Meet Chip. Chip is a 5-year-old white and brown Jack Russell terrier mix available for adoption at ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • Good customer service key to Screamers success

    SHABBONA – When Waterman resident Teri Benson stopped by Screamers Ice Cream in Shabbona for a cheeseburger, she said it was the best burger she had e ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • DeKalb aldermen OK cost-of-living increase

    DeKALB – DeKalb aldermen signed off on a 1.5 percent cost-of-living adjustment for nonunion employees during their Monday meeting, two weeks after dec ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Finances important to many post-recession couples

    SYCAMORE – When Brittani Click first met her fiancé, Matt Holliday, she wouldn't have called herself a responsible saver.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Elder Care Services sees more cases of abused seniors

    DeKALB – Elder Care Services is seeing more cases of abused, neglected and exploited seniors than in years past, but Tara Culotta hopes it means peopl ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • The House Cafe seeks help for liquor license

    DeKALB – With approval from the DeKalb City Council, $6,000 is about all The House Cafe owners need to start serving alcohol again.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Face Time With Pat Bragg

    Pat Bragg has been birding for 20 years, moving from DeKalb to rural Sycamore about six years ago, partially to cultivate a habitat to support blue bi ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Sycamore getting new fire engine thanks to FEMA

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Fire Department is replacing a 35-year-old fire engine with a modern one, thanks to a grant from the Federal Emergency Management ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Driving review course offered to DeKalb-area residents

    DeKALB – A Rules of the Road review course will be available for all DeKalb-area residents.Secretary ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • DeKalb event to distribute school supplies, other resources

    DeKALB – Treveda Redmond just wants children to have the chance to be successful in the classroom.An ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Sycamore’s Turning Back Time Car Show keeps cruising

    SYCAMORE – Chuck Criswell thinks Glenn "Fizz" Ehrler would be on cloud nine if he could see what the Turning Back Time weekend car show is today.
    July 28, 2014 - 12:52 am
  • Malta celebrates cowboys with mounted shooting event

    DeKALB – With each pop from his pistol, 11-year-old Austin “Tuff Cookie” Cook claimed another balloon with the help of his galloping horse.
    July 27, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Groundbreaking kicks off DeKalb Public Library’s expansion

    DeKALB – DeKalb Public Library Director Dee Coover saw Saturday’s groundbreaking for the $24 million library expansion as a remarkable moment in DeKal ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Photos: National Day of the Cowboy

    Images from the mounted shooting competition in Malta on Saturday. ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:32 pm
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