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  • Local store owners prepare for Small Business Saturday

    DeKALB – For local business owners, Small Business Saturday means a chance to reach more customers and share what they have to offer with the communit ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Family thankful after 91-year-old father’s mementos found by worker in landfill

    GENOA – Once it’s in the garbage truck, it’s gone.At least, that’s what Waste Management DeKalb work ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Photos: Lost mementos returned to owners in Genoa

    Bonnie Fisher of Genoa shows some of her father's belongings on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 in Genoa. The items, which were accidentally thrown away by Bon ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Tawan Perry presentation held at Kish

    Motivational speaker Tawan Perry spent Oct. 19 at Kishwaukee College sharing his message on success in college with groups of students. Perry did thre ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul’s in Hinckley sets Cookie Walk and Bake Sale

    St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Hinckley will hold its annual Cookie Walk and Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 10.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb police dog gets new protective vest

    DeKALB – Tac, a 41/2-year-old Belgian Malinois/German shepherd mix serving with the DeKalb Police Department, has a new protective vest thanks to a do ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • DeKalb police help custodians after loss

    DeKALB – With DeKalb Police Department custodian Arcenio Cruz unable to return home to Honduras for his mother’s funeral services, all he could do as ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Sycamore Public Library puts forth tax levy, budgeting plans

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Public Library Board is requesting a property tax levy increase of 4.5 percent, which would result in a $5.01 increase to most ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • DeKalb County’s unemployment rate stands at 4.8 percent through October

    DeKALB – DeKalb County’s unemployment rate stood at 4.8 percent last month, down from 5.6 percent in October 2015, according to preliminary figures re ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Neighbor’s House 5K kick starts Thanksgiving morning

    Thanksgiving is all about spending time with family and friends, so for Cortland resident Brad Judd, running Thursday morning in the Neighbors House G ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • DeKalb shoppers get early start on Black Friday savings

    DeKALB – When Best Buy opened its doors at 5 p.m. Thursday for Black Friday shoppers to come in from the cold, Nancie Richardson of DeKalb was ready w ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Photos: The Salvation Army gives away free Thanksgiving meals

    Free turkeys are given away at the Salvation Army on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 in DeKalb. Free Thanksgiving meals were given away on Tuesday and would co ...
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Celebrate the holiday season with IVT, help a charity

    Indian Valley Theatre will accept donations to the Franklin Mall Project at its upcoming production of “A Christmas Chaos.”
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Somonauk family saved from fire by police officer

    SOMONAUK – This Thanksgiving, Cager and Janise Collins of Somonauk are thankful for many things: their children and grandchildren, their home and espe ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • DeKalb County residents in need receive Thanksgiving turkeys

    DeKALB – Juan Carlos Garcia of DeKalb said he has been doing his best to provide for his family while both he and his wife recover from major surgerie ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 10:49 pm
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