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  • Adopt a hydrant to keep fireplugs visible

    Sycamore fire officials are asking residents to take the initiative to “adopt a fire hydrant” near their home this winter.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Triad to host coroner presentation

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Triad will host a visit with DeKalb County Coroner Dennis Miller at 9 a.m. Jan. 8.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • NIU increases, streamlines tuition rates

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University will increase its tuition 2.3 percent for freshmen next year, but streamlined charges based on credit hours so s ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • IHSA questions merits of concussions lawsuit

    NEW LENOX – The Illinois High School Association defended its policies in response to a lawsuit that addresses its monitoring of concussions for footb ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 2:18 pm
  • DeKalb County school officials not pursuing sales tax hike – or burying idea

    Area school superintendents said they have discussed the possibility of a countywide sales tax for school facilities, but say school board members hav ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Public forum for DeKalb County sober home held

    SYCAMORE – Among some of the questions DeKalb County Board member Joseph Bassett had regarding the proposed sober living home in Sycamore is what kind ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Santa arrives in downtown DeKalb

    DeKALB – The Egyptian Theatre provided cookies and hot cocoa. The DeKalb High School madrigals provi ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Clinton Rosette Middle School students donate to Freezin’ for Food

    DeKALB – When a box of donated non-perishable food split under its own weight Thursday, seven Clinton Rosette Middle School student council members ju ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Crime Stoppers seeks tips on damage in park

    Crime Stoppers is seeking help from the public in finding the people responsible for damaging portable lighting equipment in Kingston Township Park in ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Electronic recycling event set for Saturday

    DeKALB – DeKalb will host an electronic recycling collection from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at South Fourth and Grove streets.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Photos: Santa Comes to DeKalb

    Images of Santa arriving in DeKalb on Thursday. ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Friends open Cademon Brewing Co. in Genoa

    GENOA – When Andrew Nordman and Brian Matejka were friends in college studying video game programming, they did not like the taste of beer.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Humane society exceeds fundraising goal

    DeKALB – DeKalb’s TAILS Humane Society exceeded its goal by raising almost $7,000 Tuesday as part of a statewide effort to raise money for local nonpr ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Worker injured removing beaver dams near Hinckley

    HINCKLEY – An 84-year-old man struck in the head with a log while blowing up beaver dams Tuesday remained in serious condition Wednesday at a Rockford ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Arguments this morning in McCullough murder appeal

    Verbal arguments in Jack McCullough's appeal in the a cold case kidnapping and murder of a 7-year-old Sycamore girl are today, on the 57th anniversary ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 12:26 pm
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