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  • Sept. 29 Police Reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • DeKalb County home sales drop, prices climb

    DeKALB – DeKalb County home sales declined 8.4 percent in August as the number of properties on the market fell and prices climbed, according to the l ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • DeKalb City Council: Stage Coach to make theater improvements; alderman to resign

    DeKALB – Mayor John Rey announced that 7th Ward Alderman Monica O’Leary intends to resign from her seat on DeKalb’s City Council.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • NIU student falls 11 stories to his death

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University officials remained tight-lipped about what happened Saturday night when a 19-year-old student fell to his death ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Sheriff's communications fee would charge fire departments for call center usage

    SYCAMORE – A new proposed communications fee would charge small-town and volunteer fire departments for utilizing the countywide communications center ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • NIU student, 19, dies after apparent fall from Stevenson Towers window

    DeKALB – An autopsy is scheduled Tuesday for a Northern Illinois University student who died after apparently falling a Stevenson Tower window.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Student dies after apparent fall from 11th floor window at residence hall

    DeKALB – An autopsy is scheduled today for a Northern Illinois University student who died after apparently falling from a Stevenson Tower window.
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Flu Clinic underway at DeKalb County Health Department

    DeKalb County Health Department has announced walk-in flu clinics for adults and children Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Sycamore Library considers referendum to become own district

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Library board plans to ask voters next year if the library at 103 E. State St. should separate from the city and become its ow ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • After report of stolen dress, DeKalb Police rescue homecoming dance

    DeKALB – Freshman Anaiah Rollins spent all day preparing for the DeKalb High School homecoming dance but thought she would have to miss out when she r ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Fundraiser for Irene Clay helps Fairdale in its recovery

    KIRKLAND – Fairdale resident Irene Clay loved to play euchre at Farmers Inn.So how fitting that a me ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • DeKalb County residents, NIU students help 'Clean the Kish'

    At just 7 years old, Jimi Crosby knows how important it is to help the environment. The Tyler Elementary second-grader was at NIU’s East Lagoon with h ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Students gather to write code, create apps during NIU Hackathon

    DeKALB – Derek Johnson had an idea for a mobile app that would help people who suffer from dementia, but never had the opportunity to learn how to put ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • Inquiry into fatal police chase continues

    DeKALB – A disciplinary hearing for two DeKalb County Sheriff's employees accused of violating departmental policies during a fatal police chase conti ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • Scouts build water balloon catapult

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, sponsored by Salem Lutheran Church of Sycamore, recently enjoyed its fifth annual Pioneering Campout at MacQueen Forest Preserve ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
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