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  • DeKalb County population stays stagnant

    DeKALB – Since Susan Castle moved to Genoa from South Elgin in June 2014, she opened the Trading Post in downtown Genoa and has been commuting to her ...
    April 14, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Sycamore woman arrested again after police say she tried to stab son with drill

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore woman was held in DeKalb County jail without bond Tuesday after police say she tried to stab her son in the neck with a cordless ...
    April 14, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • KSO to participate in Give Local DeKalb County

    On May 5, the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will be one of the organizations participating in Give Local DeKalb County.
    April 14, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • IN UNIFORM

    Spartz graduates from combat trainingArmy Pvt. Brendan D. Spartz has graduated from basic combat tra ...
    April 14, 2015 - 2:43 pm
  • DeKalb County hosting District Altrusa conference

    Leadership and growth is the overarching theme of a three-day conference planned for April 17-19, by the members of Altrusa International of DeKalb-Sy ...
    April 14, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • NIU offers Arts Camps this summer

    Theater, visual arts and instrumental jazz are on the summer camp agenda at Northern Illinois University this summer.
    April 14, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Tornado scatters debris far and wide

    HEBRON – The loan billing statement was a little muddy, but Jennifer Kowal could make out a full name and address.
    April 13, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Hydrant flushing set through next week

    SYCAMORE – The city began flushing its fire hydrants Monday and will continue every weekday through April 23.
    April 13, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Lou Gramm, the voice of Foreigner, to headline Corn Fest 2015

    DeKALB – Lou Gramm, the voice of Foreigner, will headline DeKalb Corn Fest 2015, which will be from Aug. 28 to Aug. 30 this summer.
    April 14, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • Kirkland officials encouraging monetary donations

    KIRKLAND – When Dawn Geist arrived Monday morning at the Kirkland Fire Department, she was overwhelmed by the generosity of the community and the volu ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Sycamore panel votes on proposed dispensaries

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Planning Commission favors one of the proposed medical marijuana dispensaries in the city, but not the other.
    April 14, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Earlville man charged with selling cocaine to police

    SYCAMORE – A 34-year-old Earlville man was being held Monday in DeKalb County Jail on $200,000 bond after police say he sold cocaine to undercover off ...
    April 13, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Fairdale Tornado coverage

    At 7:15 p.m. on April 9, the rural DeKalb County community of Fairdale was hit by an EF 4 tornado th ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • DeKalb District 428 to host open house today

    DeKALB – DeKalb District 428 is hosping an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. today at DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dresser Road, DeKalb.
    April 12, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Project to benefit Hope Haven in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Comcast is welcoming community members to help with its Cares Day benefiting Hope Haven on April 25.
    April 12, 2015 - 11:00 pm
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