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  • 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
  • DeKalb Mayor nominates Anthony Faivre for 7th Ward vacancy on City Council

    DeKALB – Mayor John Rey has nominated a Navy veteran with deep roots in DeKalb to fill the 7th Ward seat on the City Council.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • NIU hosts 'Quarantine' field trip in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK – Students from four schools across Illinois were told Thursday that they had been infected with a contagious virus, and would spend the ne ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Genoa hosts State of the City address

    GENOA – Despite stalled plans for an Amtrak station, the city of Genoa is making strides on its revitalization and economic efforts, city officials sa ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:09 am
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