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  • Kishwaukee Fest returns, features skateboarding, bacon

    Local skaters will take over Locust Street on Wednesday in downtown DeKalb, as they flip and grind their way into Kishwaukee Fest after the celebratio ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • DeKalb police nab teen suspected in string of 60 vehicle burglaries

    DeKALB – Police arrested a 17-year-old DeKalb boy Monday morning suspected in 60 vehicle burglaries over the past several months.
    July 26, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Court ruling affects DeKalb City Council's vote discussion

    DeKALB – A court decision in a nearby town has DeKalb officials considering how City Council members vote on measures and pondering whether rules need ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 board slams teachers as negotiations drag on

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 board took the rare step of publicly criticizing the teachers union Monday after contract negotiations apparen ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • DeKalb City Council to discuss voting procedures

    DeKALB – DeKalb’s City Council is scheduled to discuss its voting process when measures are presented, especially in light of the mayor’s recent vote ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Residents support teen who received heart transplant at Rock and Ride

    Ricky De La Cruz is not very different from other teenagers. He loves TV, friends and running. “Ric ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Postcards of DeKalb give residents a snapshot look at the county's past

    DeKalb County residents took a step back in time and saw how much the area has changed, thanks to an impressive collection of postcards dating back to ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Barb City Manor fund receives donation

    Friends of Barb City Manor Treasurer Olive Martha recently presented a check for $700 to Barb City Manor Administrator Maureen Gerrity for the Residen ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Somonauk receives defibrillator for park

    The village of Somonauk is the recipient of an automated external defibrillator through the Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Quilt Project.
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Lions induct officers

    The Genoa Lions Club recently installed officers for the 2016-2017 year. Past District Gov. Jim Kloepping was at the meeting to install the officers a ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Prindi’s Antique Mall donating to FVOAS through July sales

    Prindi’s Antique Mall, at 2 E. Railroad St. in Sandwich, is donating 10 percent of all store sales on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the month of July ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Foundation plans Mid Summer Showdown

    Join the Somonauk Education Foundation on Saturday for the first Mid Summer Showdown at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. There will be entertainment and even ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Wedding Revue enjoyed at Oak Crest

    Residents, volunteers, employees and guests of the DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest recently participated in a “Wedding Revue.”
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bread and Roses donates to Safe Passage

    Safe Passage Executive Director Mary Ellen Schaid and board member Lois Self recently accepted a gift of $1,100 from Bread and Roses member Jan Vander ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Take your backyard chicken skills to the next level

    Backyard chickens have become popular enough that most of us are acquainted with at least one "hen-thusiast."
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
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