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  • DeKalb County Board members differ on duty to cover state shortfall

    DeKALB – Local agencies are struggling as the state budget impasse continues and some are seeking county assistance in efforts to keep their doors ope ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • NIU organization sets up student housing for veterans

    DeKALB – Former military policeman and Northern Illinois University sophomore Matthew Galloway said he and his comrades needed to have a living space ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Crash expert testifies during DeKalb County Sheriff's Office's Merit Commission disciplinary hearing

    DeKALB – The disciplinary hearing for two Sheriff's deputies accused of violating departmental policies during a fatal police pursuit in March continu ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Agencies request financial aid from DeKalb County

    SYCAMORE – The Regional Office of Education will be getting financial assistance from DeKalb County to keep employees on the payroll and leave service ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Spelling bee scheduled in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The 16th annual Spelling Bee will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Parish Activity Center at St. Mary’s Church in Sycamore.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Hospital seeks Kick Off Kid for Huskies’ homecoming game

    DeKALB – A local hospital is hosting an advertisement contest to pick the Kick Off Kid for the Northern Illinois University homecoming football game a ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Glidden Homestead, Pay-It-Forward House host fundraiser

    SYCAMORE – Glidden Homestead and Historical Center in DeKalb and Pay-It-Forward House in Sycamore are joining together for a fundraiser with Sweet Des ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Fairdale seeking volunteers, donations

    FAIRDALE – Operation Rebuild is seeking help from the community to allow a family to build a new home in Oregon.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Man airlifted to Rockford after ATV accident

    KIRKLAND – Kirkland firefighters responded to the report of an ATV accident, from which a man was airlifted to the hospital Saturday.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Sycamore crash sends two to hospital

    SYCAMORE – A three-vehicle crash sent on Route 64 in Sycamore sent two people to the hospital Sunday.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Survivors find support at Safe Passage vigil

    DeKALB – Margaret Thacker didn’t know shelters for people experiencing domestic violence existed until she found Safe Passage. 
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:27 am
  • Ellington's open and ready to serve in DeKalb

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University restaurant named after a masterful jazz musician opened last week on a high note of its own.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • DeKalb Alderwoman Monica O’Leary has yet to resign

    DeKALB – Seventh Ward Alderwoman Monica O’Leary, whose DeKalb home is set to go to sheriff’s sale next month after a foreclosure, hasn’t submitted a l ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • Sycamore kids work to clean downtown area for Pumpkin Fest

    SYCAMORE – After helping to clean up the area around Sycamore Lake as a fourth-grader several years ago, Sycamore resident Olivia Cloat, 13, had an id ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Etched in Stone takes a look back at local history

    SYCAMORE – Participants of the Heritage Cemetery Walk got the chance Sunday afternoon to learn about a few of Sycamore’s pioneers.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:00 pm
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