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  • Federal, state dollars unlikely after Fairdale tornado

    DeKALB – The road to recovery in Fairdale will be paved with local dollars.DeKalb County and local m ...
    April 22, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • DeKalb mother jailed after hitting daughter with belt

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb woman remained in custody Wednesday after police say she beat her child with a leather belt.
    April 22, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Northern Illinois students celebrate NIU Cares Day

    DeKALB – Instead of spending her Saturday morning sleeping in, Northern Illinois University junior Bernadette Chatman woke up early to help save the E ...
    April 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • International students help broaden perspective at NIU

    DeKALB – Oleg Grachev said he was able to break a lot of stereotypes about the U.S. since he came to study from Russia three years ago via a U.S. Depa ...
    April 21, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Sycamore City Council approves $56.7 million budget

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council approved a $56.7 million budget Monday for fiscal 2016 that is remarkable for what it doesn’t include: new taxes.
    April 21, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Route 72 through Fairdale reopens

    The Illinois Department of Transportation has reopened Route 72 throughout DeKalb County and the community of Fairdale, DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Sc ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Woman airlifted from accident scene near Genoa

    GENOA – A woman was airlifted Monday afternoon to OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford from the scene of a wreck at the intersection of Base Lin ...
    April 21, 2015 - 5:37 pm
  • Participants wanted for Memorial Day Parade

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce has opened registration for participants to walk in the Memorial Day Parade on May 25. 
    April 20, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Rauner appoints Burzynski to health board

    DeKALB – Former state Sen. J. Bradley Burzynski has been appointed to the state’s Health Facilities and Services Review Board.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • 3 face charges after DeKalb heroin bust

    SYCAMORE – Three people arrested on charges of possession of heroin Saturday remained in custody Monday.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Worries about state funding, other issues pushing DeKalb County road work start dates back

    DeKALB – Spring is usually the start of road-work season in Illinois, but uncertainty about state funding cuts and other unknowns could delay some wor ...
    April 21, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Sycamore City Council approves medical marijuana firm's special use permit

    Note to readers: This story has been updated to reflect the correct size of the space and clarify the limits on medical marijuana sales.
    April 22, 2015 - 5:35 pm
  • Family member of Fairdale tornado victim faces looting charges

    FAIRDALE – A Stillman Valley man who was helping a family member clean up after the Fairdale tornado faces looting charges after police said they foun ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Route 72 reopens through Fairdale

    The Illinois Department of Transportation has reopened Route 72 throughout DeKalb County and the community of Fairdale, DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Sc ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Sycamore's Acquaviva to open expanded space in May

    SYCAMORE – Just seven months after it opened its doors, a restaurant in the heart of the city is expanding its location to create a better, bigger pla ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:21 pm
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