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  • DeKalb County churches, agencies comfort those feeling blue at Christmas

    DeKALB – In between wrapping presents and decorating for Christmas, Becky Sisler has tried not to cry about her father, who died five months ago.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Saints fan arrested after altercation with Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey

    A 58-year-old New Orleans man was arrested and charged with simple battery following an altercation with Bears chairman George McCaskey Monday night ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • DeKalb garage sustains $9,500 damage in fire

    DeKALB – No one was injured in a DeKalb garage fire that caused $9,500 in damage Monday, officials announced Tuesday.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • DeKalb's Flippin Eggs preps for free dinner

    DeKALB – Flippin Eggs patrons have donated close to 400 presents for the restaurant’s free holiday dinner, but organizers could use more gifts for wom ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • DeKalb County doctor suspended; drugs, files found in trash

    SANDWICH – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation suspended the license of a DeKalb County doctor Monday after he filled dum ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:53 am
  • Flu is hitting DeKalb County

    The flu virus is already leaving its mark on DeKalb County, disrupting a holiday party for seniors and keeping hundreds of children home from school.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Kaneland School District 302 names Todd Leden superintendent

    SUGAR GROVE – Todd Leden will be the next superintendent at Kaneland School District 302. Leden, 47, ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:57 am
  • Candidate filing underway for April election

    DeKALB – As 8:30 a.m. approached Monday, Michael Haji-Sheikh was the only candidate at DeKalb City Hall waiting to file his election petition.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Face Time With ... Olivia Johnson-Smith

    DeKalb High School senior Olivia Johnson-Smith feels honored to be the school’s first African-American girl to play the role of the Queen in the Madri ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Undeveloped lots in Bridges of Rivermist go to bank

    DeKALB – A swath of undeveloped land along Bethany Road will stay that way after a lack of interest in a sheriff’s sale pushed it to the bank that hel ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 1:01 am
  • NIU graduation ceremonies Saturday, Sunday celebrate students

    DeKALB – Ashley De La Paz originally didn’t want to walk in her graduation ceremony Sunday at Northern Illinois University’s Convocation Center.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • G-K bus drivers give back with food drive

    GENOA – Genoa-Kingston school bus drivers wanted to pack their buses Saturday, but not with students.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Police seek information about stolen pistol

    KINGSTON – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a vehicle that was burglarized at a home in the 27000 block of Pleasant Hill Road ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Drive for Genoa Food Pantry set for today

    GENOA – The Genoa-Kingston District 424 transportation department is hosting a food drive today for the Genoa Food Pantry.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Bond halved for man accused of child sex abuse

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge halved bond Friday for a 23-year-old Sycamore man accused of sexually abusing two young sisters in 2008, although his ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:29 am
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