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  • Two charged with scrap metal theft from Evergreen Village property

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Sheriff’s police arrested two men Thursday who police said were stealing scrap metal from the demolished Evergreen Village Mo ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Sycamore auto parts store vandalized again

    SYCAMORE – Authorities are seeking information about an overnight burglary and property damage that occurred late Tuesday at B&O Used Auto Parts in Sy ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Kirkland-Hiawatha Open House set

    KIRKLAND – The annual Kirkland-Hiawatha All-School Open House event will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday in Hiawatha Elementary Learning Resource Center.
    July 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Northern Illinois University, Kishwaukee College, go smoke-free

    DeKALB – A smoke break between classes is going to be harder to come by at Northern Illinois University and Kishwaukee College.
    July 2, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • DeKalb County Board approves jail expansion

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board has approved a $35 million borrowing plan to finance expansion and renovations at the county jail.
    July 2, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Police: Minor sets fire to Malta playground

    MALTA – Officials are investigating a late-night fire at the Malta Township Park playground that destroyed much of the equipment and was believed to h ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:58 am
  • City of DeKalb paid twice market value for property, real estate agent says

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb paid about twice the market value for a property the City Council voted to buy last week to make room for a future police ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Huskie Pups revised; routes to be expanded

    DeKALB – When the Huskie Pup electric shuttle debuted last fall, Northern Illinois University officials planned to add more of the electronic vehicles ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Fairdale rezoning approved by DeKalb County

    FAIRDALE – Both the DeKalb County Board and Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved rezoning the tiny unincorporated town of Fairdale that ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Cops, athletes serve up Culver's in Sycamore for fundraiser

    SYCAMORE – Dexter Garland said he likes the feeling of swimming for the Special Olympics, and he has plenty of medals to prove it.
    June 30, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Genoa library to host 4 music events next week

    GENOA – The Genoa Public Library, at 232 W. Main St., Genoa, will host four events next week for children and adults.
    June 30, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Family looks to rebuild Fairdale house for mother battling lung cancer

    FAIRDALE – Irene Clay was watching TV upstairs April 9 when her son-in-law told her to get in the basement because a tornado was heading their way.
    June 30, 2015 - 9:05 pm
  • Illinois budget impasse has DeKalb County agencies, NIU officials on edge

    DeKALB – Alan Phillips will be in Springfield today to testify before Illinois lawmakers about the effect the loss of the state funding will have on N ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Area residents face felony charges connected to possible gang violence

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb police arrested six people Friday and Saturday in connection with a fight that police say may have been gang-related.
    June 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Inflatable 5K heads to NIU in September

    DeKALB – A new kind of 5K run is bouncing its way into DeKalb this fall.The Insane Inflatable 5K wil ...
    June 29, 2015 - 9:57 pm
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