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  • DeKalb County home sales up in April; inventory declines

    DeKALB – Home sales in DeKalb County increased 2 percent last month, while inventory of homes for sale declined, and prices increased.
    May 20, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Owner of former Otto's building in DeKalb must pay bank after lawsuit

    DeKALB – The owner of the former Otto’s nightclub building in DeKalb has been ordered to pay the bank almost $470,000 for failing to maintain the down ...
    May 21, 2016 - 7:44 pm
  • Cogs Run Genoa Days 5K to carry on tradition of Brett's Run

    GENOA – The Cogs Run Genoa Days 5K will be June 11 and will carry on a tradition that began a decade ago.
    May 20, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Genoa farmers market season opens Saturday

    GENOA – Farmers market season opens today in Genoa.The Genoa farmers market will feature more than 2 ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Permanency Action Team to give away 10,000 pounds of food

    DeKALB – The Permanency Action Team of DeKalb County will gather local family resources and give away more than 10,000 pounds of free food on Tuesday.
    May 20, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • DeKalb County legislators oppose state bill boosting caregivers' minimum wage

    DeKALB – A plan to boost some caregivers’ minimum wage to $15 an hour would do more harm than good to them and the clients they aid, local legislators ...
    May 20, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • 'Cop on a Rooftop' event raises thousands for Special Olympics Illinois

    DeKALB – Officers piled into, and on top of, the DeKalb Dunkin’ Donuts on Friday to get their hands on something local police love – donations for the ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • 'Zion's Song': St. Mary third-graders write, perform song for late classmate

    DeKALB – Veronica Origel hadn’t planned on watching the St. Mary School spring concert, where her son would have sung about ocean life alongside his c ...
    May 20, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • DeKalb County woman dies in lawnmower accident

    DeKALB – A DeKalb County woman died Friday morning after a lawn mower accident, authorities said.Acc ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Video: DeKalb Police raise money in Friday's Cop on a Rooftop

    DeKalb Police raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics Torch Run by sitting on top of the DeKalb Dunkin' Donuts.
    May 20, 2016 - 1:48 pm
  • Video: Sycamore Police soliciting donations at Cop on a Rooftop at Dunkin' Donuts

    The Sycamore Police Department is a part of Cop on a Rooftop on Friday at the Sycamore Dunkin' Donuts, 1840 DeKalb Ave.
    May 20, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Beth Fowler dancers awarded first place at competition

    The Beth Fowler School of Dance Performing Group recently competed in the Rainbow National Dance Competition in Milwaukee, which included 381 teams.
    May 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Jazz and dance program to take place at Clinton Rosette

    "America’s Gift to the World: Jazz and Dance" will be the subject of Just Make It Happen's Artist in Residence music education program to be Monday, M ...
    May 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kingston, Genoa officials eager for school district plans

    KINGSTON – Municipal leaders in Kingston and Genoa said Thursday they are eager to hear more about the plans the Genoa-Kingston School District 424 bo ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • NIU rescinds Hastert's honorary degree

    DeKALB – Now, it’s as if Northern Illinois University never honored former U.S. Rep. Dennis Hastert after trustees voted unanimously Thursday to resci ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:54 pm
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