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  • 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
  • Kirkland Historical Society donates to Fairdale Relief Fund

    The Kirkland Historical Society donated half of the proceeds from an auction held at their annual golf outing on Aug. 29 to the Fairdale Relief Fund. ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KishHealth System Hospice offers caregiver class

    Those who regularly take time to help a loved one with personal care, living arrangements, daily activities, errands or financial and legal concerns a ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Police to host child safety seat checkup

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Police Department will host a child safety seat checkup event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 2 in the Target parking lot, 2555 Sycamo ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Rauner appoints Struthers to NIU board

    DeKALB – Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Friday the appointment of bank executive Tim Struthers to the Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees.
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • West School charges ahead with fundraiser

    SYCAMORE – Students at West Elementary School are stepping off their fundraising efforts for the school year on the right foot.
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 12:23 am
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