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  • Old photos sought for IVT history page

    Indian Valley Theatre is in need of any pictures of past shows and productions from 1983 to the present. IVT will be launching a new website and would ...
    July 28, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • NIU to host Pokemon Go event

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University will offer lessons of a different kind before the fall semester starts: Pokemon Go.
    July 28, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Donna, the tank in DeKalb's Memorial Park, to get fresh coat of paint

    DeKALB – The commemorative armored vehicle in Memorial Park will get a touch-up this weekend, as veterans plan to give it a new paint job.
    July 27, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Ruby Tuesday in DeKalb closes

    DeKALB – The city’s Ruby Tuesday was among the rest of Ruby Tuesday Inc.’s franchise-operated locations throughout the state to close unexpectedly Wed ...
    July 27, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • DeKalb Police Department welcomes new therapy dog

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Police Department has welcomed a new furry friend it hopes will aid in further developing good community relations.
    July 27, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • DeKalb Panda Express closes permanently; Wingstop to re-open

    DeKALB – Lincoln Highway’s Panda Express has closed for good. The company decided to cut back on the number of restaurants in the area, DeKalb Communi ...
    July 28, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Somonauk schools set registration night

    Somonauk Community School District will hold a registration night on Thursday, Aug. 4, for both new and returning students.  
    July 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU schedules fall ACT test prep

    The Northern Illinois University Fall ACT Test preparation program provides individualized attention in a small classroom setting and offers students ...
    July 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU to host Pokemon Go event

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University will be offering lessons of a different kind next month, just before the fall semester starts: Pokemon Go.
    July 27, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • Police to host Special Olympics benefit

    The sixth annual Texas Roadhouse Benefit Lunch for Special Olympics Illinois will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Texas Roadhouse, 1950 DeKalb Ave ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • DeKalb City Council raises video gambling terminal fees

    DeKALB – Aldermen had a slight change of heart this week, deciding to charge more for video gambling terminal fees yet sparing local nonprofit organiz ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • With tax spike looming, community seeks answers from District 428

    DeKALB – Residents still have questions about District 428’s plans to restructure its debt ahead of a potential property tax spike.
    July 26, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Kids get up close with exotic animals at DeKalb Public Library

    DeKALB – Five-year-old Olivia Benson made a new friend Tuesday: Her name is Esther, and she has four legs, a soft belly and prickly quills – just to n ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Annual Fourth Street fest brings community together in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Whether it was climbing aboard a city fire truck, perusing informational booths, playing games for prizes or snacking on some summertime trea ...
    July 27, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Letter: I heard a lot of entitlement at RNC

    I watched much of the Republican National Convention and all of Donald Trump’s acceptance speech. I saw a privileged set of people who were angry at h ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:13 am
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