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  • Children's Learning Center honors employees

    DeKALB – Children’s Learning Center, a private not-for-profit early childhood education center, held its annual meeting on Oct. 21 at Community Coordi ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • Sycamore retailers to host Moonlight Madness

    SYCAMORE – Retailers in downtown Sycamore will kick off the holiday shopping season with a Moonlight Madness event from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 20 featuring ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra to perform at Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb

    DeKALB – The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., DeKalb.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Downtown DeKalb to get Comcast Wi-Fi hotspots

    DeKALB – Wireless internet hot spots are coming to downtown DeKalb. Comcast will install more than 4 ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • DeKalb to fund $25,000 sponsorship of IHSA state title football games at Huskie Stadium

    DeKALB – The city will contribute $25,000 to the DeKalb County Community Foundation for the Illinois High School Association’s state football champion ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Plans underway for Genoa sanctuary for animals of senior citizens

    DeKALB – Dave Mullner is planning a sanctuary that will offer accommodating services and have a TV in every room for the pets of seniors who can no lo ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • DeKalb High School competing for $100,000 safe driving grant

    DeKALB – DeKalb High School students have a chance to win a $100,000 grant and are asking the community to help improve their chances. 
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Volunteers needed for IHSA football championships

    DeKALB – The city is gearing up to host the high school football championships, and the host committee is looking for a few good volunteers.
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • El Niño may mean a mild winter for DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Those who dread the freezing temperatures DeKalb winters often bring may be in luck this season.  
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Sycamore City Council asked to reconsider rejection of 300-acre annexation

    SYCAMORE – Six property owners are asking the Sycamore City Council to reconsider an annexation agreement that would have paved the way for adding 300 ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Hot weather is now affecting Belgian beer, too

    BRUSSELS – One of the most renowned Belgian beer brewers said Friday it is a victim of climate change because increasingly high temperatures have shor ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Fox Lake police officers wrote mayor about Joseph Gliniewicz's misconduct

    FOX LAKE – A February 2009 letter authored by anonymous members of the Fox Lake Police Department revealed Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz's col ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Those who donated to Joe Gliniewicz's family deal with Fox Lake fallout

    FOX LAKE – Some of the scores of ribbons and posters have come down in Fox Lake as residents deal with the fallout over news their once beloved “G.I. ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Eric Olson: Familiar faces from decades ago

    I’m fortunate to have a grandmother who at the age of 89 is still entirely independent, even if she occasionally has difficulty with the cable TV remo ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Kaneland Education Association moves forward with intent to strike, but hopeful for new deal

    MAPLE PARK – Saying the goal is to allow Kaneland School District 302 to “attract and retain our teachers,” the chief negotiator for the Kaneland Educ ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 9:48 pm
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