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  • DeKalb County school officials take wait-and-see approach to state funding bill

    DeKALB – A new school spending plan signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner last week could mean about $450,000 more in general state aid for DeKalb-base ...
    June 29, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Two dead after Sunday crash in Sandwich

    SANDWICH – Sandwich police are investigating a crash Sunday that left two people dead.Police respond ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • St. Charles man dies during DeKalb County charity bike ride

    DeKALB – Organizers plan to retire the jersey number of a longtime Bike MS Tour de Farms participant who died during the weekend’s event in DeKalb Cou ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Face Time with Matt Wilson

    Matt Wilson received a $10,000 grant to research the long-term effects of impact-related head injuries on athletes’ hearing and memory.
    June 28, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Glidden Homestead event reflects on railroad's effect on DeKalb's growth

    DeKALB – Guests of the Glidden Homestead and Historical Center got the chance to revisit a significant time in DeKalb’s history on Sunday morning.
    June 28, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • DeKalb woman charged after crash sends 2 to hospital

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman faces charges in connection with a car crash that sent two people to Kishwaukee Hospital on Friday, according to a news releas ...
    June 28, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • City approves $300K to buy home to expand parking for DeKalb Police Department

    DeKALB – The city plans to purchase and demolish a house at 622 W. Lincoln Highway and use the space for parking and for a potential police department ...
    June 28, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Kirkland woman volunteers home for Tour de Farms

    DeKALB – Dawn Carlson’s lawn housed three cows, two sheep, a litter of kittens and about 1,400 people Saturday.
    June 28, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Relay for Life honors cancer survivors at Sycamore High School

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb resident Debbie Bird plans to volunteer and raise money for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life as long as she can for a ve ...
    June 28, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Social media causes academic freedom concern

    DeKALB – David Gunkel thinks that businesses and universities need to formalize social media policies and soon. 
    June 28, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • Sandwich Fair to consider reducing cash-prize value, entertainment budget

    SANDWICH – The Sandwich Fair should go off without a hitch despite looming state budget cuts, fair board President Larry Dannewitz said.
    June 29, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Video game camp teaches young girls coding

    DeKALB – When 11-year-old Vani Subramony grows up, she wants to be an engineer or video game designer.
    June 26, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Genoa council to talk changes to vicious dog ordinance

    GENOA – The Genoa City Council will discuss proposed revisions to strengthen the city's vicious dog ordinance at a Committee of the Whole meeting at 7 ...
    June 26, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Old North Grove School to host School Days in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Old North Grove School will host its eighth annual School Days event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
    June 26, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Relay For Life of DeKalb County hits the track Saturday in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Nearly 300 people are expected to take part in Relay For Life of DeKalb County this weekend at Sycamore High School.
    June 26, 2015 - 10:58 pm
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