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  • Genoa-Kingston seniors obtain 'blank slate' at graduation

    GENOA – Before Trevor Simmons gave his valedictorian speech to the Genoa-Kingston High School Class of 2015 Sunday, he tried to avoid reading what oth ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Thank-you reception planned for tornado volunteers

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County board will host a thank-you reception from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the DeKalb County Legislative Center, 200 N. Main St ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Man who ran from DeKalb County courthouse still at large

    SYCAMORE – Stephen Harris didn’t seem like much of a risk to take off running.Harris, 25, formerly o ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb Park District revamps website

    The DeKalb Park District recently redesigned its website, adding features that allow users to register online for classes, leagues and pool passes. 
    May 15, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Authorities seek help in joyride at ComEd

    DeKALB – Police are asking for the public or help in finding the suspects responsible for breaking into the ComEd substation and driving a crane on th ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • DeKalb County service honors police officers lost in line of duty

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Police Chief Tom Phillips said he was particularly affected by DeKalb County Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Fairdale teens enjoy prom – with help from the community

    FAIRDALE – Casey Martinez was looking for one thing in particular when she returned to her home on Keith Street in Fairdale last month after being for ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Tree planting at North Elementary

    The city of Sycamore, courtesy of Poplar Farms Nursery, donated and planted a new tree for the front of North Elementary School in Sycamore. The secon ...
    May 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Fun with STEM

    Students at St. Mary's School in Sycamore participated in a four-week Northern Illinois Univerity STEM program. This after-school event allowed studen ...
    May 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Volleyball tournament

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    May 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Proposal would expand what is offered at roadside stands

    SYCAMORE – Jamie Walter, CEO and president of Whiskey Acres Distillery in DeKalb, wants the chance to better market his brand at his roadside farm sta ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Dairy Dogs in Sycamore up for sale

    SYCAMORE – Dairy Dogs, an iconic Sycamore business for more than 50 years, is up for sale. The seaso ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb man arrested after demanding cash from bank teller

    DeKALB – A 58-year-old DeKalb man was charged with felony burglary after walking into a Castle Bank branch in DeKalb, putting a bag on the counter and ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Ideal Industries breaks ground on new facility

    SYCAMORE – A new chapter of Ideal Industries started Thursday afternoon as several managers, contractors and architects kicked off the construction of ...
    May 14, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Police: Genoa woman stabbed husband, called 911

    GENOA – After Kendra Burno stabbed her husband, Jene, in their Genoa home, she went to a nearby house and called 911, police said Friday.
    May 15, 2015 - 11:43 pm
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