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  • Genoa hosts State of the City address

    GENOA – Despite stalled plans for an Amtrak station, the city of Genoa is making strides on its revitalization and economic efforts, city officials sa ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Winter storm watch issued for DeKalb County ahead of first snowfall

    DeKALB – With the first winter storm of the season forecast to bring DeKalb County up to 7 inches of snow this weekend, public works crews and emergen ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Royal Estates annexation agreement expires today

    There was no last-minute effort to continue the annexation agreement for the Royal Estates Subdivision, so today it lapses and the developer will have ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Indian Valley Community Band gets ready for holiday concert

    Indian Valley Community Band will present its 24th annual holiday concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at the historic Opera House in Sandwich, 140 E. Railroad St ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Two for one sale on winter shows at Indian Valley Theatre

    Indian Valley Theatre is offering its first ever “Two Shows for the Price of One Ticket.” When you buy a ticket for IVT’s Winter Showcase, you will se ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dekalb City Council member plans meeting with public

    DeKALB – City Council member Kate Noreiko is planning an open meeting for 5th Ward residents to learn about what the council has done in her first six ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Lucinda Avenue extension through Northern Illinois campus opens

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University officials took a ceremonial bus ride Wednesday along the newly completed extension of Lucinda Avenue, the first ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • DeKalb Salvation Army gives away Thanksgiving turkeys

    DeKALB – Kristney Vaulx headed into DeKalb’s Salvation Army on Wednesday with two of her three children and the hope of providing them a traditional T ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb County Board approves $90 million 2016 budget

    DeKALB – There were some last minute twists Wednesday before the DeKalb County Board eventually passed a $90 million budget for 2016.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • KishHealth to join Northwestern Memorial

    BOLINGBROOK – A state regulatory board Tuesday approved Chicago-based Northwestern Memorial HealthCare’s acquisition of KishHealth System in a deal th ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Kirkland farm seeking volunteers for barn raising

    KIRKLAND – Walnut Grove Vocational Farm is looking for volunteers with carpentry skills to help with a barn raising to benefit individuals with specia ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Scholarship fundraiser with Bears on Friday

    SANDWICH – A scholarship fundraiser event to honor the memory of former Rochelle police chiefs Winston Brass, Rob Buck and Ken Woolbright will feature ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Police advise drivers to look out for deer

    DeKALB – Police have noticed a spike in deer vs. vehicle crashes in the past week, and are advising drivers to pay special attention to wildlife this ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Kishwaukee Family YMCA to take over Camp Power

    DeKALB – Camp Power will be under new leadership in its third year. The free summer camp aimed at pr ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • District 428 board levy to be published for public review

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 Board voted unanimously Tuesday to publish property-tax levy information for next year in local newspapers.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:49 pm
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