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  • Learn about teen volunteering at hospital

    A meeting is planned for area high school students and their parents to learn more about Teen Age Group Service (TAGS) at Kishwaukee Hospital.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 6:12 pm
  • Huntley official lobbies against Genoa for stalled Amtrak project

    HUNTLEY – Genoa isn’t the only community lobbying state officials about a stalled proposal to extend Amtrak service from Chicago to Rockford.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Chicago Soccer Academy offers free clinic in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The Chicago Soccer Academy will offer a free clinic Saturday for boys and girls ages 4 to 10.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • DeKalb County’s absentee in-person voting starts Thursday

    SYCAMORE – Voters can start casting their ballots Thursday for the April 7 election.The absentee in- ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Special education goes digital in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Students with emotional or mental disabilities have been able to turn over a new leaf in education thanks to a unique opportunity within th ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • DeKalb County medical professionals encourage heart-healthy lifestyle choices

    DeKALB – After more than a dozen heart surgeries and procedures, Brenda Woker took comfort in being able to lift her toothbrush.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 7:38 pm
  • Sycamore School District 427 Board to vote on cuts

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore School District 427’s board members will vote tonight on a plan that would cut $3.8 million in spending over three years and reduc ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • DeKalb City Council approves building inspection ordinance

    DeKALB – DeKalb firefighters will start inspecting most commercial and industrial buildings in the city after DeKalb aldermen approved a new inspectio ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Morton man to appear in court on assault charges

    DeKALB – A Morton man who threw a clipboard at the registration clerk at Kishwaukee Hospital is scheduled to appear in DeKalb County Circuit Court on ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Face Time With ... Jim Wilson

    GENOA – Jim Wilson still is the man in the kilt.Wilson, a 60-year-old Scotland native, retired as th ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Beloved dinner aims to unify

    DeKALB – After the decision in Ferguson, First Lutheran Church congregation held a conversation about matters of race. A few weeks later, Pastor Janet ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • PolarPalooza draws residents outside for winter activities

    DeKALB – It was the perfect “snow day” as families packed Lions Park in DeKalb on Saturday for an afternoon of outdoor fun at “PolarPalooza.”
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Dialing down distracted driving

    Dialing up a BFF also has dialed up several warnings and citations for drivers in the past year, as a result of the new state law that went into effec ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • NIU provides support through child care for student-parents

    DeKALB – Tasha Smith didn’t miss a single class until she went into labor.Standing in front of her A ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • 10-year-old girl getting cochlear implants prepares to hear for first time

    Regina Kaczmarczyk aspires to be a singer some day, much like her favorite singers in One Direction, who she recently saw in concert.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:15 am
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