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  • 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
  • St. George Greek Orthodox Church hosts Greek Fest in DeKalb

    DeKALB – St. George Greek Orthodox Church will host its annual Greek Fest fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and Sunday at Hopkins Park Shelter i ...
    June 26, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Olson: Symbolic contradictions a part of modern life

    Life is full of contradictions. I’ve been hit by a few of them lately, and maybe you have, too.I opp ...
    June 26, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Holiday Hills shooter's wife says McHenry County jail violated contact order

    WOODSTOCK – A day after sentencing Scott B. Peters to what amounts to life in prison, a McHenry County judge apologized to his wife because the jail s ...
    June 26, 2015 - 2:03 pm
  • DeKalb’s Glidden Homestead to mark arrival of the railroad this Sunday

    DeKALB – The Glidden Homestead and Historical Center, 921 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, will mark the arrival of the railroad in DeKalb with a commemora ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Charity bike ride set this weekend in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Nearly 2,000 cyclists from across the state with come to DeKalb this weekend for a two-day charity bike ride. 
    June 25, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Sandwich Early Day Engine Club to showcase antique equipment

    SANDWICH – The Sandwich Early Day Engine Club will dust off traditional farming equipment and techniques and celebrate them at its annual show Saturda ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb forum addresses medical marijuana

    DeKALB – Jessica Woollcombe said when she’s smoked marijuana in the past, she’s been able to walk and not rely on the crutches or wheelchair that mult ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Reader Poll

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