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  • Local dental teams to offer free services Aug. 22

    DeKALB – Staff at DeKalb Dental Group and Family Dental Care of Sycamore will provide free dental services Aug. 22 as part of Free Dentistry Day.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • Former Big Ray’s Drive In owner treated employees like family

    DeKALB – Christel Springmire remembers Big Ray's Drive In's owners used to hide $1 bills under the cash register to encourage employees to clean there ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:39 pm
  • Fundraising effort underway for DeKalb dog park shelter

    DeKALB – When Jessica Rue and Kim Liker bring their three dogs to Katz Dog Park almost daily, they expect to see a group of dogs taking shelter undern ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • Sycamore library drafting goals, vision

    SYCAMORE – Sarah Tobias hopes the Sycamore library’s strategic planning results in a sustainable, useful library for many years to come.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • Construction underway on Northern Illinois University's campus

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University students can expect the sounds of hammering, sawing and trucks passing by when they return to campus next month.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • DeKalb water system focus of study

    DeKALB – By the end of this year, city of DeKalb leaders should know what repairs its water system needs and whether water rates need to change to pay ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Chip

    Meet Chip. Chip is a 5-year-old white and brown Jack Russell terrier mix available for adoption at ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • Good customer service key to Screamers success

    SHABBONA – When Waterman resident Teri Benson stopped by Screamers Ice Cream in Shabbona for a cheeseburger, she said it was the best burger she had e ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • DeKalb aldermen OK cost-of-living increase

    DeKALB – DeKalb aldermen signed off on a 1.5 percent cost-of-living adjustment for nonunion employees during their Monday meeting, two weeks after dec ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Finances important to many post-recession couples

    SYCAMORE – When Brittani Click first met her fiancé, Matt Holliday, she wouldn't have called herself a responsible saver.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Elder Care Services sees more cases of abused seniors

    DeKALB – Elder Care Services is seeing more cases of abused, neglected and exploited seniors than in years past, but Tara Culotta hopes it means peopl ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • The House Cafe seeks help for liquor license

    DeKALB – With approval from the DeKalb City Council, $6,000 is about all The House Cafe owners need to start serving alcohol again.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Face Time With Pat Bragg

    Pat Bragg has been birding for 20 years, moving from DeKalb to rural Sycamore about six years ago, partially to cultivate a habitat to support blue bi ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Sycamore getting new fire engine thanks to FEMA

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Fire Department is replacing a 35-year-old fire engine with a modern one, thanks to a grant from the Federal Emergency Management ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Driving review course offered to DeKalb-area residents

    DeKALB – A Rules of the Road review course will be available for all DeKalb-area residents.Secretary ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
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