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  • DeKalb City Council OKs liquor license, video gaming for business

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council approved another bar liquor license and video gaming permit, but aldermen made clear this nod could be the last for v ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Wiltse’s Farm a family tradition in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK – If there’s one good crop this year aside from corn at Wiltse’s Farm in Maple Park, it’s sweet onions.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Four new laws expand Illinois hunting, fishing opportunities

    Four new laws that took effect Monday seek to expand hunting opportunities and fishing opportunities while protecting state lands and wildlife.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Summer ritual: For many, working in the cornfield is a rite of passage

    WATERMAN – It’s a hot, sweaty, buggy and sometimes itchy job that generations of DeKalb County teens have done.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Photos: Ribs Rhythm and Brews Fest in Sycamore

    Highlights from the Ribs Rhythm and Brews Fest in Sycamore ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 8:40 am
  • Grander opening of Haish Memorial Library set for Sept. 10

    The DeKalb Public Library will reopen the much anticipated Haish Memorial Library building at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Corn Fest road closures planned

    Some downtown DeKalb roads will close at 4 p.m. Thursday in preparation for Corn Fest, which runs Friday through Sunday.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Food, music in healthy supply at Sycamore festival

    SYCAMORE – Vendors for Ribs, Rhythm and Brews Fest learned from last year’s success and ensured more than 8,000 people would not go hungry Saturday in ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • DeKalb D-428 board approves 3-year deal with teachers

    DeKALB -- Classes in DeKalb School District 428 will start the school year as scheduled next week, after the school board voted 5-2 Saturday to approv ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Friends offer trip to see 'Phantom of the Opera'

    The Friends of the DeKalb Public Library are sponsoring a fundraising trip to see Cameron Mackintosh’s production of "The Phantom of the Opera" at the ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Recovery Fund receives $388,659 grant for tornado relief

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation acknowledged a past grant of $388,659 received through the Illinois Tornado Relief Effort, a campaign of the Ro ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb to consider gambling license, limits on terminals

    DeKALB – Another business is set to come before the DeKalb City Council on Monday seeking a license to sell liquor and operate video gambling terminal ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Sycamore fire chief: Department doesn't endorse sales pitch

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Fire Department is warning local businesses and residents about an advertising sales pitch that falsely claims to have the loc ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Back to School Bash moved to DeKalb Rec Center

    DeKALB – Organizers of the back-to-school giveaway scheduled for Saturday have moved the event to the Sports and Recreation Center because of forecast ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Closing of House Café leaves void for performers, others

    DeKALB – A week after The House Café owners announced they were closing their doors, patrons and musicians took time to remember the venue’s impact on ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:35 pm
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