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  • Belvidere man taken to hospital after rollover crash

    GENOA – A Belvidere man required treatment for non-life threatening injuries after driving off the road and rolling his car multiple times, DeKalb Cou ...
    NEW: Feb. 9, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • DeKalb staff concerned on time, money spent responding to FOIA requests

    DeKALB – Freedom of information act requests from the public are on the upswing in DeKalb, and officials are concerned about how to handle the additio ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 2:49 pm
  • Inmate dies after drinking ‘hooch’ at DeKalb County jail

    SYCAMORE – A bad batch of jailhouse “hooch” might be to blame for killing one man and sickening another at the DeKalb County jail on Monday, officials ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • NIU, Kishwaukee College enrollment numbers down

    DeKALB – Fewer students enrolled this semester compared with spring 2015 at Kishwaukee College and Northern Illinois University, which adds to the tre ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • DeKalb City Council members question Shodeen plans

    DeKALB – City Council members questioned Shodeen’s proposal to build a four-story hotel and a luxury high-end apartment complex on its property on Lin ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • House fires more common in winter in DeKalb County

    SYCAMORE – The Bliujus family needs to have their property rezoned in order to rebuild their house after a fire destroyed it late last year. 
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • DeKalb High School forensics team members advance to sectionals

    DeKALB – Several DeKalb High School forensics team members will compete Saturday at the Freeport Sectional for a chance to advance to the Illinois Hig ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • The Gracie Center to host casino night fundraiser

    DeKALB – The Gracie Center, a Kingston-based nonprofit agency that serves adults with intellectual disabilities, is hosting a casino night fundraiser ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Creative Therapeutics hosts free hip event

    Do you experience hip pain even though you’re a runner in great shape? Have you wondered why your hips bother you just getting out of your car? Are yo ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb County Scouts learn important skills at Klondike Derby

    SYCAMORE – Reilly Mize, 10, learned a lot about nature and how to survive “in the wild” as a participant in Saturday’s Klondike Derby, an all-day outd ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • DeKalb Fire Department: ‘Big John's’ replacement on hand

    DeKALB – Most kids in DeKalb know “Big John”, the city’s aerial ladder truck, but they’ll have to say goodbye soon, Fire Chief Eric Hicks said.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • STEM Divas program introduces girls to 3-D printing

    DeKALB – Garron Nelson wants to be a scientist. Garron, 8, has never missed a STEM Divas class, an ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Train to become a Master Gardener

    Do you have a love for spending hours planting and tending to your backyard garden? Do you have a knack for teaching and enjoy sharing your knowledge ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Great Backyard Bird Count set for Feb. 12 to 15

    Do you enjoy watching birds? Would you like to help scientists? University of Illinois Extension Youth Educator Lisa Hepker invites citizens to partic ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore School District 427 to consider laying off teachers

    SYCAMORE – Teacher layoffs have been proposed in Sycamore School District 427 as the district heads into the second year of its three-year budget redu ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:49 pm
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