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  • Officials investigating fire at DeKalb apartment

    DeKALB – A fire fueled by bacon grease caused about $20,000 in damage to an apartment at 914 Ridge Drive in DeKalb, fire officials said.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • DeKalb woman killed in crash on Interstate 88

    DeKALB – Kim Havlicek was trying to turn her love for makeup and hair into a career so she could build a future for herself and her 7-year-old son, fr ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • DeKalb, Sycamore plan to cut down trees

    DeKALB – Within the next month, DeKalb contractors will remove 40 ash trees infected by the emerald ash borer beetle, while leaders plan to remove alm ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • South Carolina dad accused of killing 5 kids has McHenry County record

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina man accused of killing his five children was an ex-convict whose homes were visited by social workers a dozen time ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Residents gather in remembrance at 9/11 ceremony in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Talon Joynt first learned about the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks when he was 4 years old, and he’s had a deep respect for firefighters ever since.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Sycamore resident helping to boost butterflies

    SYCAMORE – Janet Giesen hopes her raising and releasing of 17 monarch butterflies makes some sort of impact on the world around her.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • NIU enrollment decline smallest in five years

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University senior Joe Palmer thinks students seem more energized across campus since he started school there three years ag ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Camp Power builds relationships between police, kids at University Village

    DeKALB – To DeKalb Police Chief Gene Lowery, a picture of a police officer holding hands with a child embodies what happened at University Village thi ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Sept. 11 police reports

    Lashondra L. Owens, 20, of the 500 block of Edward Street, Sycamore, was charged Sunday, Aug. 24, with fighting.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Third Street railroad crossing to close today

    DeKALB – The Union Pacific railroad track crossing on Third Street in downtown DeKalb will close at 8 a.m. today.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Photos: 9/11 Tribute Events

    Photos of Talon Joynt's and DeKalb's tribute events. ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • George McCaskey: Goodell is "a man of integrity"

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    Sept. 11, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • DeKalb Goodwill offers resources for job-seekers

    DeKALB – DeKalb County residents looking for a job have some new resources at their disposal.The DeK ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Morning, evening events recall 9/11 attacks

    DeKALB – DeKalb County residents will have a couple of free events to choose from today to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Huntley Middle School trio taking college courses

    MALTA – At 13, Kanika Leang can’t drive, but she can explain different types of chemical bonds and subatomic particles as well the 20-year-old student ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:10 pm
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