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  • DeKalb Public Library plans grand opening ceremony Monday

    DeKALB –A grand opening of the new addition to the DeKalb Public Library is set for 9 a.m. Monday, kicking off a week of activities to celebrate the ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Northern Illinois Farm Show hits NIU Convocation Center

    DeKALB – The tornado that destroyed Fairdale on April 9 was truly a “perfect storm,” and one of the most-documented weather phenomena the National Wea ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • DeKalb improvement plan advances in America's Best Communities competition

    DeKALB –A group of local leaders that has worked to draft a revitalization plan for the city now is a step closer to securing more funds to make it ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Illinois Senate kicks off 2016 session today

    DeKALB – The budget will undoubtedly be the big elephant in the Illinois Senate chambers today as lawmakers begin the second half of the 99th legislat ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 10:06 pm
  • DeKalb County health officials report mild flu season so far

    DeKALB – Reports of the flu may be down so far this year, but the worst could still be on the way.T ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 10:10 pm
  • Former Genoa-Kingston athlete Ethan Menges honored at basketball game

    DeKALB – Ethan Menges completed a set of hip abductor exercises at Planet Fitness before his sister Brittney helped him put his legs back on.
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • Hiawatha School District 426 closes due to weather

    KIRKLAND - Hiawatha School District 426 has canceled classes and all activities today because of the weather.
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 6:06 am
  • Feds seek opinions on Shabbona bingo plan

    DeKALB – It could be years before a bingo parlor opens near Shabbona, but the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Indian tribe is moving one step closer to ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Otto’s owner faces lawsuit

    DeKALB – National Bank and Trust Co. is suing the owner of the building that formerly housed Otto’s Nightclub for failure to maintain the structure, a ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Target to more than double its workforce by May

    DeKALB – The Target Corp. distribution center will more than double its workforce by May, a company official told the City Council on Monday.
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Students invited to participate in technology conference

    Students in third- through 12th-grade are invited to participate in the Students Involved with Technology Conference (SIT) on Saturday, Feb. 20, at De ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Unsolved 1996 murder of beloved teacher nags police, family

    Amy Todd Fleming loved to bake and spend time with her family.Sherie Newman, Fleming’s sister, remem ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb County man found dead

    The body of a missing DeKalb County man has been found in rural Nebraska, DeKalb County Sheriff’s police said Saturday.
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Annie’s Project brings farm women together

    Farm and ranch women are generating a cultural tide in American agriculture that is moving management, assets and opportunities to a new wave of farme ...
    Jan. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 4-H members, volunteers honored at Recognition Night

    On Nov. 21, the annual DeKalb County 4-H Recognition Night was held for 4-H volunteers and members at the Center for Agriculture.
    Jan. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
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