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  • NIU to pay $300,000 to winterize stalled Stevens Building project amid state budget impasse

    DeKALB – As the state budget impasse drags on, Northern Illinois University will pay $300,000 to winterize the Stevens Building to protect the progres ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • DeKalb County State’s Attorney Richard Schmack to seek 2nd term

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County State’s Attorney Richard Schmack announced Friday that he plans to seek another term.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • DeKalb County under winter storm warning until Saturday afternoon

    DeKALB – A winter storm warning for DeKalb County and its surrounding areas could mean 4 to 10 inches on snow and dangerous driving conditions beginni ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Google Expeditions tested at Clinton Rosette Middle School

    DeKALB – Trey Sherman went to Mount Fuji in Japan, swam with sharks in Australia and traveled to outer space Friday. 
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • DeKalb alderman pushes for pay raise for City Council members

    DeKALB – Dave Baker, 6th Ward alderman, wants to more than double the pay of DeKalb City Council members to encourage more candidates to run for elect ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Sycamore kicks off holiday season with Moonlight Madness

    SYCAMORE – Children pressed their faces against the glass of local shop window Friday to stand nose-to-nose with the group of puppies on display durin ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Photos: Moonlight Madness 2015

    Patrons braved the season's first snow to visit Downtown Sycamore businesses for the annual Moonlight Madness.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 8:09 pm
  • International Gift Market set in Somonauk

    St. John’s Lutheran Church in Somonauk will host its eighth annual International Gift Market and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Fire truck visits North Grove Elementary

    First-graders at North Grove Elementary in Sycamore were amazed by the fire truck when the Sycamore Fire Department visited in honor of Fire Safety We ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Students participate in 'Running with the Hawks' fundraiser

    Landon Krull led the pack at North Grove Elementary in Sycamore during the PTO-sponsored fundraiser, "Running with the Hawks." Students were put into ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • JMIH kicks off community music campaign

    Just Make It Happen is running a campaign through the end of Novermber titled "Tis the Season." The goal is to strengthen the community through perfor ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Congregation Beth Shalom opens holiday shop

    Hanukkah begins this year on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 6. To get ready for the holiday, Congregation Beth Shalom’s Hanukkah Shop will be open on Sun ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Silent Knight auction scheduled in Lee

    St. James Knights of Columbus will hold its fifth annual live Christmas auction, “Silent Knight,” Dec. 5 in the St. James Catholic Church Hall, 221 W. ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb police conduct annual self-defense courses

    DeKALB – Agnieszka Misiak works until 10:30 p.m. most nights and has to walk from the bus stop to her apartment, which can feel sketchy. 
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Globetrotters will return to Hinckley

    HINCKLEY – The Harlem Globetrotters will return to Hinckley 89 years to the day they played their first game there.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:16 am
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