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  • DeKalb boy rebounds after 8-hour heart surgery

    DeKALB – Jordan Ervin rode his bike on a sunlit street in early March in DeKalb, then hopped off and started pounding on the drums in his parents’ gar ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Paintballs not part of Geneva's coyote plan

    GENEVA – In formulating its new coyote plan, Geneva aldermen this week approved a measure that includes educating the public on how to live with urban ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • More than a third of DeKalb County students qualify for free or reduced-price lunches

    DeKALB – The number of low-income students in DeKalb County has nearly tripled in the past decade, a trend that state records show has led to more tha ...
    March 20, 2015 - 6:19 pm
  • DeKalb City Council, School District 428 board candidates discuss financial issues at forum

    DeKALB – With less than three weeks until the April 7 election, candidates for the DeKalb School District 428 board and DeKalb City Council made appea ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb, Sycamore high schools to host dodgeball fundraiser

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb and Sycamore high school students plan to throw balls at each other for a good cause Saturday.
    March 19, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Police arrest 27 at St. Patrick's Day safety checkpoint

    DeKALB – A St. Patrick’s Day roadside safety check by Illinois State troopers and DeKalb and Northern Illinois University police resulted in 27 arrest ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • DeKalb landscape waste collection to resume

    DeKALB – Waste Management will resume collection of landscape waste in DeKalb on regularly scheduled days starting April 1.
    March 19, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Reclamation of Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park continues

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County expects the eastern entrance to Sycamore to look more attractive this summer once demolition and remediation work at the site ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 will host 2 community support nights

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 will host two community support nights regarding the recent arrest of substitute teacher Andrew Arison.
    March 20, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Sycamore History Museum explores railroad's importance

    SYCAMORE – There was a time when the city's major artery wasn't one for cars, motorcycles or even the Pumpkin Festival Parade.
    March 19, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Information sought about theft suspect

    DeKALB – Crime Stoppers is asking for help find a man suspected in a home invasion and a information about the theft of a guard rail.
    March 18, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Up to 6 face charges after police sweep

    DEKALB – Up to six people could face new criminal charges after DeKalb police conducted a compliance check on 25 parolees and registered sex offenders ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Replacing boiler stalls other D-428 projects

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428’s Jefferson Elementary School is getting a new boiler and air conditioning system for about $1.2 million.
    March 18, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • North Elementary School in Sycamore's customized learning lets students explore during lessons

    DeKALB – Fifth-grader Trent DuMont was one of the first to finish his robot, so he spent the rest of his time helping other students during the fifth ...
    March 19, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 parents try to cope with aftermath of Andrew Arison's charges

    DeKALB – The trust between Rebecca Sager and DeKalb School District 428 has been breached, but she’s still trying to cope with the recent sex abuse ch ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:15 pm
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