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  • Therapeutic massages, facials available at Kishwaukee College

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College’s Complementary Health Programs department is now taking appointments from the general public for therapeutic massages and ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • DeKalb County students celebrate Catholic Schools Week

    The untamed energy of wired fourth-graders erupted throughout DeKalb’s St. Mary School gym Thursday, and at the center of it all was 9-year-old Levi T ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Kishwaukee College, union reps talk layoffs

    DeKALB – The Kishwaukee College Board has entered into talks with its unions to discuss layoffs due to lack of funding, officials said. 
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • In DeKalb County, early voting begins without ballots

    SYCAMORE – Early voting was to begin Thursday in Illinois, but at DeKalb County Clerk Doug Johnson’s office, there were no certified ballots.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Sycamore Jazz Band performs at The House

    The Sycamore High School Jazz Band Ensemble recently was invited to perform at The House Cafe in DeKalb.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa woman taken to hospital after wreck

    GENOA – A woman was transported to Kishwaukee Hospital with injuries that were not life threatening after an accident Wednesday.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:02 am
  • Maple Park Village Board approves new police chief

    DeKALB – The Maple Park Village Board has unanimously approved the hiring of a new police chief to replace the retiring chief in May.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:02 am
  • Provider plans to fill senior care void left by LSSI's closing

    DeKALB – A Chicago-based social service provider is set to open an office in DeKalb and hire workers who will be laid off when Lutheran Social Service ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Students highlight acting, speech skills in prep for weekend competition

    DeKALB – District 428 high school students got a chance to show off their charisma Wednesday in preparation for their regional forensics competition. 
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • NIU football: Lure of free tuition doesn't attract many students

    DeKALB – Like many students, Northern Illinois University senior Katie Caputo didn't go to a Huskies football game last season.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:03 am
  • DeKalb's PolarPalooza moved to Feb. 14.

    DeKALB – Flooding and a lack of snow had led to the postponement of DeKalb Park District’s PolarPalooza. 
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • From the archives: DeKalb County's brush with particle physics

    Had things turned out differently, the God particle could have been discovered somewhere under DeKalb County.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • Somonauk School District 432 Board moves to fill vacant seat

    SOMONAUK – The Somonauk School District 432 Board is expected to interview a crop of board member candidates at a special meeting Monday.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • DeKalb senior home service provider to close

    DeKALB – Some 360 DeKalb County seniors will have to find a new service provider and 80 employees will be out of a job when Lutheran Social Services o ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:16 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428’s Board OKs new elementary, middle school boundaries

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428’s Board members voted to implement new school boundaries for its eight elementary schools and two middle schools. 
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:04 am
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