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  • 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
  • Traffic light tweaks could make driving in DeKalb more efficient

    DeKALB – Drivers in DeKalb could soon start seeing more green lights.At a meeting Monday, the DeKalb ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • DeKalb, Sycamore high schools offer fall musicals

    DeKALB – High school junior Noe Cardoza has been brushing up on his Cantonese for the past few weeks, as he prepares for his role in the musical “Thor ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Northern Illinois President Doug Baker: University will stay open, budget or no

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University will remain open through the end of the school year and will continue to credit students who normally would rece ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 11:45 pm
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