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  • Bethany Animal Hospital offering water treadmill therapy

    SYCAMORE – Now that Gracia Polarek’s 15-year-old golden retriever Bobbie is using a water treadmill to treat the osteoarthritis in the dog’s hips, sh ...
    Nov. 2, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Youth chefs bring out their best recipes to support Big Brothers Big Sisters

    SYCAMORE – More than 150 people came out to Cooking for Kids’ Sake to sample food from 16 youth chefs and to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of DeKal ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 5:41 pm
  • Tips sought in Genoa, Sycamore incidents

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a fence that was damaged and about items missing from the Genoa cemetery.
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Voter registration continues through Tuesday

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County residents who have not registered to vote can do so and cast a ballot through 7 p.m. Tuesday.
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • DeKalb County school districts’ test scores largely beat average

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 Superintendent Doug Moeller is already looking ahead to the next school year as officials prepare for revamping st ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Northern Illinois University wishes Bill Nicklas a happy retirement with party

    DeKALB – When Bill Nicklas first came to Northern Illinois University after being hired as an associate vice president in 2011, he wasn’t sure how he’ ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • DeKalb County Clerk hopefuls vie for votes

    SYCAMORE – Both candidates for DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder have held elected office before and are both looking to be elected as the county’s rec ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Photos: DeKalb on to Round 2 with 21-20 win over Marmion Academy

    Images from the first round of playoffs on Friday night. ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Winds cause corn crib fire in Malta

    MALTA – Strong wind knocked down a power line about 8:45 a.m. Friday, sparking a fire that destroyed an old corn crib, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Chief D ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • 14th Congressional District: Hultgren, Anderson emphasize voter turnout

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren and Dennis Anderson, candidates in the 14th Congressional District, have very different political philosophies, but they agre ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • DeKalb County Board District 9 candidates discuss spending, enterprise zone

    DeKALB – In the last few days before Election Day, DeKalb County Board District 9 candidates said they are both knocking on constituents’ doors, but w ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Eastern music meets western audiences

    SYCAMORE – If there’s one thing Sycamore Middle School eighth-grader Athena Ye hopes her classmates learned watching a Chinese band perform, it’s how ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • DeKalb businessman collecting candy for soldiers

    DeKALB – Local businessman Michael Embrey is collecting leftover Halloween candy to send to soldiers overseas.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Officials: Check smoke detector batteries soon

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Fire Department officials asking residents to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors when daylight savi ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • NIU job changes announced as Nicklas retires

    DeKALB – As Northern Illinois University bids top administrator Bill Nicklas a happy retirement, President Douglas Baker is distributing Nicklas' resp ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:33 pm
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