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  • DeKalb electronics recycling to resume in August

    DeKALB – The city’s electronics recycling program will resume Aug. 6 with a new vendor.DC Trash will ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Shabbona man charged with 48 counts of sexual assault of a child

    SHABBONA – A judge will set bond today for a 72-year-old Shabbona man accused of sexually assaulting at least two children over the course of three ye ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • DeKalb Sanitary District waiving connection fees

    DeKALB – Because of slow population growth in the city, the DeKalb Sanitary District announced it would waive certain sewer and water connection fees ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Budget uncertainty reigns as fiscal 2017 looms

    DeKALB – As lawmakers in Springfield continue to negotiate a stopgap state spending plan, local human services providers and higher education leaders ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • DeKalb religious groups gather for interfaith Orlando vigil

    DeKALB – Peace, salaam, shalom – those were the words repeated purposefully Wednesday in different accents, from people of all skin colors, across a s ...
    June 29, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • DeKalb Park District announces swim and golf discounts for veterans

    DeKALB – Military veterans now get a special discount to play golf and splash in the Hopkins Pool, after park district commissioners approved the redu ...
    June 28, 2016 - 10:14 pm
  • First Midwest Bank donates $250,000 to DeKalb County Community Foundation

    SYCAMORE – First Midwest Bank has established a donor-advised $250,000 fund with the DeKalb County Community Foundation.
    June 28, 2016 - 10:14 pm
  • Sycamore D-427 approves tentative fiscal 2017 budget

    SYCAMORE – Despite money-saving efforts, Sycamore School District 427 faces another cash shortfall entering fiscal 2017, meaning the district might ne ...
    June 28, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Brenton Cleveland’s brother: ‘He didn’t rape the girls’

    SYCAMORE – The brother of a Kingston man accused of raping two girls at his 18th birthday party lashed out Tuesday at those upset about the 18-year-ol ...
    June 28, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • DeKalb County small-business incubator set to open to users in July

    DeKALB – After it started as only an idea that popped up at a committee meeting in January, DeKalb County officials are expecting to welcome the first ...
    June 28, 2016 - 10:07 pm
  • Judge allows Kingston suspect in double-rape case to vacation with family

    SYCAMORE – A judge gave a Kingston man accused of raping two girls at a party on his 18th birthday permission to go on vacation with his family to Wis ...
    June 28, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • DeKalb, Sycamore officials investigate after string of trash bin fires

    DeKALB – Authorities are investigating after three trash bin fires were reported Friday in DeKalb and Sycamore.
    June 27, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Charity group seeking donations for DeKalb teen, transplant recipient

    DeKALB – The Children’s Organ Transplant Association is asking volunteers to help raise money to pay for a DeKalb teen’s medical expenses.
    June 27, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • DeKalb City Council passes $49.1M fiscal 2016.5 budget

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council was presented with several budget options for reducing spending, but in the end aldermen approved a plan that would s ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • For DeKalb-area veterans, B-17's visit brings back memories

    DeKALB – Vaughn Heidenreich hadn’t been inside a B-17 bomber in nearly seven decades, but when he sat in his old position aboard a restored B-17 Monda ...
    June 28, 2016 - 10:09 pm
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