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  • Historic marker for DeKalb corn winged-ear logo dedicated

    DeKALB – One of DeKalb’s most innovative products got a historical marker for its 80th birthday. The ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Irene Clay dies day after home delivered

    KIRKLAND – Irene Clay died Tuesday afternoon with family members at her side reassuring her it was OK to go.
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • Community gears up for DeKalb-Sycamore football game

    DeKALB – About 9,000 people are expected to watch the Barbs face off against the Spartans in Friday’s annual Castle Challenge at Northern Illinois Uni ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Community shows support for police

    DeKALB – When the sun goes down in DeKalb County, porches all around are bathed in blue light as community members choose to publicly announce their s ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • DeKalb EAA to host Hinckley fundraiser

    HINCKLEY – The DeKalb EAA Chapter 241 will host its annual Fly-in/Drive-in/Bike-in Hinckley breakfast from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the Hinckley Airp ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Federal financial aid form to be available sooner

    DeKALB – Kishwaukee College and Northern Illinois University officials are praising the federal government’s move to make Free Application for Federal ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • University Village tenants say DeKalb City Council’s vote could bring needed upgrades

    DeKALB – University Village resident Eve Besser has a broken dishwasher, a water damaged ceiling, a stove that can’t regulate temperature properly and ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Free GED services offered for local youth

    The Kendall Youth Employment Program is offering free GED tutoring and other services to youth 16 through 24 years of age. Participants must live in K ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • Pritchard talks politics

    State Rep. Bob Pritchard visited the Genoa Veterans' Club on Aug. 20 to talk candidly about Illinois politics. Topics of conversation included Medicar ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • University Village rezoning approved by DeKalb City Council

    DeKALB – The City Council approved Security Properties request to rezone University Village on a 5-3 vote after a marathon meeting Monday. 
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport hosts seminar on drone rules

    DeKALB – Drone-use is increasing and DeKalb area residents got a lesson Monday on how to live with them.
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Tootsie Roll drive helps people with disabilities

    DeKALB – Knights of Columbus Council 717 will conduct its annual Tootsie Roll drive for people with intellectual disabilities between the hours of 7 a ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Recipe contest to pick NIU Huskies ‘Kick Off Kid’ set

    DeKALB – A local health care provider is hosting a Healthy Huskie Kids Recipe contest to pick a child for the ceremonial kickoff at the start of the O ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • DeKalb school bus involved in 3-vehicle crash

    DeKALB – A three-vehicle crash Monday morning that included a DeKalb School District 428 school bus left one person with minor injuries, but no studen ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Fairdale resident Irene Clay's house arrives

    FAIRDALE – Irene Clay just wanted a home that she could call her own again, one to spend her twilight years in, since hers was destroyed in the April ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 12:05 am
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