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  • DeKalb's Egyptian Theatre cancels Amenti Haunted House event

    DeKALB – Officials at the Egyptian Theatre have called off this year's Amenti Haunted House, and will instead use the time to search for a new locatio ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 1:35 pm
  • Photos: Huntley Middle School First Day of School

    Huntley Middle School with a new principal — District 428 started school Wednesday. ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 9:23 am
  • Gas prices decreasing after recent spike in Illinois

    DeKALB – Local motorists are starting to get some relief at the pump, as gas prices are heading downward.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Sycamore, DeKalb high schools achieve excellence in sports broadcasting program

    DeKALB – Sycamore and DeKalb high schools were honored by the NFHS Network School Broadcast Program as elite and select schools for their broadcasting ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • DeKalb Corn Fest set to roll this weekend

    DeKALB – Alice Freier is set to “basically live downtown” this weekend as she prepares for DeKalb’s annual Corn Fest.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Genoa-Kingston School District 424 mourns death of student

    KINGSTON – A ninth-grade Genoa-Kingston High School student died Tuesday morning. An investigation i ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • NIU wants smoking ban on DeKalb streets

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University is seeking the city’s permission to enforce its smoking ban on city-owned streets that run through – and are adj ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • DeKalb County Forest Preserve District to buy another land parcel

    DeKALB –The DeKalb County Forest Preserve District will be adding more land to its portfolio, after a forest preserve committee voted to buy another 1 ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • DeKalb City Council approves 1st reading of rezoning request for University Village project

    DeKALB – The City Council gave preliminary approval to rezone University Village Monday after a lengthy discussion among council members and the publi ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Maple Park man gets 19 years in prison in drug plea

    A rural Maple Park man charged with possessing cocaine at his house is going to prison, according to a news release from the Kane County State’s Attor ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb County names Ellen Rogers interim executive director

    DeKALB – Ellen Rogers has been named interim executive director of the Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb County after the sudden death of Tom Zucker l ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Kishwaukee YMCA to offer after-school care

    DeKALB — When DeKalb School District 428 starts classes Wednesday, summer break will be over for all local students.DeKALB — When DeKalb School Distri ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • NIU police nab Florida robbery suspect

    SYCAMORE – Northern Illinois University Police arrested a 17-year-old Sunday who is wanted on a warrant for robbery from Broward County, Florida, acco ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Chicago man pleads not guilty to sex abuse, child porn charges

    SYCAMORE – A 21-year-old Chicago man pleaded not guilty Monday to criminal sex abuse and child pornography charges in connection with his involvement ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner to speak at DCEDC dinner in October

    SYCAMORE – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner will speak at the DeKalb County Economic Development Corp.’s annual dinner event Oct. 29.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:04 am
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