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  • Bivins wants audit of Chicago LGBT center

    SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Tim Bivins, R-Dixon, wants the state to look into the propriety of some events held at a Chicago community center that might ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Coal-fired farm implements on display at steam show in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The steam bug bit Liam Dancey before he could tie his shoes. Or, as some would say, it tackled him.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Doll joins DeKalb Park District, marks shift in administration

    DeKALB – When Amy Doll introduced herself as the new superintendent of recreation and facilities for the DeKalb Park District, she marked a shift in d ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • Kishwaukee Family YMCA seeks donors to boost program participation

    SYCAMORE – This year at the Kishwaukee Family YMCA summer camp, 10-year-old Belle Irick of DeKalb has made her own ice cream, played matball and made ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Crime Stoppers seeks help catching burglary suspect wanted on DeKalb County warrant

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information on Israel Valenzuela-Piedra, who is wanted on a DeKalb County arrest warrant for burglary.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Heartland Blood Center seeks donors in DeKalb County amid summer shortage

    DeKALB — For the last 10 years, DeKalb resident Danny Wells has donated a pint of his blood every eight weeks in hopes that someone will do the same f ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Genoa-Kingston schools the area’s first to kick off school year

    KINGSTON – Jackie Royalty is stepping into this school year with a new age group of students and a new name, but a familiar love of reading.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Anderson holds town hall in quest for 14th Congressional District seat

    SYCAMORE – Although she is not a voter in the 14th district, DeKalb resident Julie Kiefer-Bell attended a town hall meeting hosted by Dennis Anderson ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • DeKalb considers more restrictive smoking laws

    DeKALB – It could soon be illegal to smoke electronic cigarettes in public places or to light up on a public patio in DeKalb.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Sycamore teen featured at state fair auction

    SYCAMORE – A 16-year-old Sycamore High School student who won an Illinois State Fair contest two years in a row for raising chickens is walking away w ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • University Village camp ends with Junior Olympics

    DeKALB – Watching Terrance Davis whack tennis balls across the court at University Village on Wednesday, you couldn’t tell the only time he’d played b ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • DeKalb man jailed on charges of beating girlfriend

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman said her boyfriend broke her nose and a bone in her face after an argument that began when she offered him a plate of food, au ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Crime Mugs, August 2014

    A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the state’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable dou ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Tuesdays on the Town in Sycamore draws families with fun, fitness

    SYCAMORE – Of all the places Elizabeth Jackson-Helton has lived, she said the only city that continuously offers family events is Sycamore.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Women improve fitness, confidence with local self-defense classes

    DeKALB – Before DeKalb resident Kim Rodr-Luzzi began taking a kickboxing class in DeKalb, she used to walk with her keys tucked between her knuckles.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 9:58 pm
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