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  • Climate scientist touts wind energy at NIU

    DeKALB – The answer to the world’s increasing energy demand could be blowing in the wind, renowned climate scientist Richard Alley told around 200 peo ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Photos: University Village

    Images of residents past and present. ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:27 pm
  • Sycamore leaders install Mr. Pumpkin statue

    SYCAMORE – Cars slowed almost to a stop on Somonauk Street for a glimpse of the Wally "Mr. Pumpkin" Thurow statue being installed this morning.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Fairview Cemetery cleanup deadline set

    DeKALB – Fairview Park Cemetery in DeKalb is asking people to remove all grave decorations by Halloween as part of its fall cleanup. Officials from th ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • South Prairie PTO planning family walk fundraising event

    SYCAMORE – South Prairie Elementary School’s PTO is trying out a new fundraiser format this year in hopes of pulling in more cash for its budget.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • DeKalb Senior Center takes spelling bee

    DeKALB – Spelling the word geosynchronous to win DeKalb County’s community spelling bee was a cinch for 68-year-old Cheryl Clayton.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • 2014 a busy year for development in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Breakthrough moments were highlighted at the State of the County dinner Thursday, including those of local businesses, Northern Illinois Univ ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Neighborhood changed from proposal quickly

    The University Village housing complex that exists today is vastly different from what developers imagined more than 40 years ago.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • DeKalb County police start training to use heroin antidote

    SYCAMORE –Area police officers began training this week to administer Narcan, a heroin and opiate antidote that can save an overdosing patient.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • University Village residents say they like their home, but feel stigmatized

    DeKALB – Keyana Williams maneuvers her feet around a whirling jump rope outside her apartment in University Village.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Police: DeKalb man accused of attempted murder in stabbing

    DeKALB – Mustafa C. Sahin broke into his ex-girlfriend’s bedroom and stabbed her new boyfriend repeatedly while swearing he was going to kill him, DeK ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • TAILS Humane Society holding adoption program for Halloween-colored cats

    DeKALB – Of all the fall-colored cats Michelle Groeper wants to be adopted from TAILS Humane Society, she said Murdoch the orange tabby cat provides e ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Family Service Agency, Voluntary Action Center to hold open house

    DeKALB – Family Service Agency of DeKalb County Senior Services and the Voluntary Action Center are inviting the community to an open house on Monday. ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Cortland residents blame landfill for smell in complaints

    CORTLAND – A rotten-egg odor usually crawls up and burns Lisa Williams’ nose when she is driving three of her children to Cortland Elementary School.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Demolition underway at Evergreen Village

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County officials recently bought all of the homes in the Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park and now are focusing on helping resident ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:27 pm
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