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  • DeKalb City Council members question Shodeen plans

    DeKALB – City Council members questioned Shodeen’s proposal to build a four-story hotel and a luxury high-end apartment complex on its property on Lin ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • House fires more common in winter in DeKalb County

    SYCAMORE – The Bliujus family needs to have their property rezoned in order to rebuild their house after a fire destroyed it late last year. 
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • DeKalb High School forensics team members advance to sectionals

    DeKALB – Several DeKalb High School forensics team members will compete Saturday at the Freeport Sectional for a chance to advance to the Illinois Hig ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • The Gracie Center to host casino night fundraiser

    DeKALB – The Gracie Center, a Kingston-based nonprofit agency that serves adults with intellectual disabilities, is hosting a casino night fundraiser ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Creative Therapeutics hosts free hip event

    Do you experience hip pain even though you’re a runner in great shape? Have you wondered why your hips bother you just getting out of your car? Are yo ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb County Scouts learn important skills at Klondike Derby

    SYCAMORE – Reilly Mize, 10, learned a lot about nature and how to survive “in the wild” as a participant in Saturday’s Klondike Derby, an all-day outd ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • DeKalb Fire Department: ‘Big John's’ replacement on hand

    DeKALB – Most kids in DeKalb know “Big John”, the city’s aerial ladder truck, but they’ll have to say goodbye soon, Fire Chief Eric Hicks said.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • STEM Divas program introduces girls to 3-D printing

    DeKALB – Garron Nelson wants to be a scientist. Garron, 8, has never missed a STEM Divas class, an ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Train to become a Master Gardener

    Do you have a love for spending hours planting and tending to your backyard garden? Do you have a knack for teaching and enjoy sharing your knowledge ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Great Backyard Bird Count set for Feb. 12 to 15

    Do you enjoy watching birds? Would you like to help scientists? University of Illinois Extension Youth Educator Lisa Hepker invites citizens to partic ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore School District 427 to consider laying off teachers

    SYCAMORE – Teacher layoffs have been proposed in Sycamore School District 427 as the district heads into the second year of its three-year budget redu ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Ellwood Steak and Fish House to change hands

    DeKALB – Ellwood Steak and Fish House could get a new owner.Vasilios Hristakos plans to buy the upsc ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • DeKalb City Council to consider Shodeen development proposal

    DeKALB – City Council members on Monday will hear Shodeen’s development proposal for property along Lincoln Highway west of downtown DeKalb. 
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Acquaviva to host benefit for infant recovering from brain surgeries

    SYCAMORE – Acquaviva Winery in Sycamore plans to host a benefit at 2:30 p.m. Sunday for an infant recovering from two brain surgeries after being inju ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • St. Paul’s hosts Ash Wednesday services

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church invites the community to its traditional Ash Wednesday services with Holy Communion and Imposition of Ashes at 8 a.m. (spo ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
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