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  • Northern Illinois University workers forming union

    DeKALB – A group of 645 Northern Illinois University workers have signed petitions to unionize. The ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Photos: NIU Women's Clinic

    Female family and community members spent an evening in the Huskies' shoes. ...
    July 24, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • New leaders named at Kishwaukee Family YMCA

    The Kishwaukee Family YMCA has announced some new hires.On Monday, Lesley Feyerherm will step back i ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Goodwill Industries, Coworx Staffing Services to offer hiring event

    DeKALB – Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois is partnering with Coworx Staffing Services to offer a hiring event. 
    July 23, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • July 24 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Genoa to host movie event, farmers market

    GENOA – The Genoa Chamber of Commerce will host two events Saturday – Movies on Main Street and the monthly Genoa Farmers Market. 
    July 23, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Fairdale building permits under review

    FAIRDALE – Building permits soon could be issued to Fairdale residents affected by the April 9 tornado, allowing them to begin rebuilding in the next ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Barn outside Cortland burns to ground

    CORTLAND – A barn full of hay burned to the ground Wednesday night at 18489 Chase Road outside of Cortland.
    July 23, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • DeKalb County unemployment rate at 5 percent

    DeKALB – DeKalb County’s jobless rate fell to 5 percent in June, down from 6.4 percent in June 2014, according to preliminary figures released Thursda ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • DeKalb County Long Term Recovery Corp., Kirkland fire receive donations

    FAIRDALE – A major donation has been made to the DeKalb County Long Term Recovery Corp. and Kirkland Fire Department to help with costs incurred from ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Senior Citizens' Health Fair showcases services, highlights budget fallout

    DeKALB – Scores of seniors perused tables at the senior fair hosted Thursday by local legislators and the Family Service Agency.
    July 23, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Changes to Child Care Assistance Program create woes for local parents, providers

    DeKALB – When Maria Lombardo learned this month about changes to the state’s Child Care Assistance Program, she was scared she would lose her assistan ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Small explosion reported at grain bin elevator in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK – Seven fire departments responded Thursday after a small explosion inside an elevator lift in a grain bin at the Elburn Cooperative Co.’s ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Rollman’s work displayed at The Art Box

    “From the Estate of Larry Schlam,” paintings by Northern Illinois University School of Art professor emeritus and local artist, Charlotte Rollman, wil ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb man faces sex assault charges, $5 million bond

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man charged with predatory criminal sexual assault against a child must post $500,000 of his $5 million bond to be released from t ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:22 pm
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