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  • Malta's library makeover

    MALTA – There wasn’t enough money to pay for renovating the old Malta Township Public Library building nine years ago when the addition was put on, bu ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Ellwood House schedules Wine on the Terrace

    The Ellwood House Association will host Wine on the Terrace from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10.Inbo ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bookworms rejoice at opening of Book World in DeKalb

    DeKALB – A customer walked into the grand opening of a local bookstore Wednesday and shouted "hallelujah," prompting several others to respond by clap ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 9:08 am
  • Maple Park Fun Fest a celebration to cap off summer

    MAPLE PARK – The Maple Park Fun Fest will hit the ground running this year.Romp in the Park kicks of ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren reflects on business regulation, support for Trump

    PLANO – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren visited the Casey’s General Store on Route 34 in Plano on Wednesday morning as part of a campaign organized by a conv ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Tourism spending in DeKalb County hits $91.3 million

    DeKALB – Visitor spending in DeKalb County hit an all-time high of $91.3 million last year, bringing in $7.47 million in state and local tax revenue.
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • Distemper afflicts DeKalb raccoons

    DeKALB – An ailment known for making raccoons act like zombies is spreading among the local population, specifically in DeKalb, local wildlife experts ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • Book World to open Wednesday in DeKalb

    DeKALB – The city once again has an operating book store with independent retailer Book World’s grand opening.
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 10:24 pm
  • Malta Township Library to close for renovations this week

    MALTA – The Malta Township Public Library will be closed in September to allow for renovation on the interior of the original building, but library of ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • No late vehicle registration fines for people who didn't get reminders

    The state won’t charge late car registration fines to drivers who didn’t get a mailed notice.Gov. Br ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • AMVETS service officer to be in DeKalb

    An AMVETS Department of Illinois service officer will be at the DeKalb post at 421 Oak St. Sept. 10 to share information with veterans.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Leland hosts Labor Day celebration

    The Leland Town & Country Association will kick off its Labor Day celebration with the sixth annual French Market Sept. 3 at the Leland Lions Club Pav ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Public star-viewing party set at Afton Forest Preserve

    The Northwest Suburban Astronomers, in cooperation with the DeKalb County Forest Preserve District, will host a public star party Sept. 3 at the Afton ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • DeKalb police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Mixed weather doesn't turn away large turnout to 39th annual Corn Fest

    DeKALB – The rain didn’t go away this weekend, but neither did festivalgoers as Corn Fest wrapped up its 39th year in DeKalb.
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:54 pm
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