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  • DeKalb County police agencies get cold case training

    DeKALB – A Florida homicide detective gave local law enforcement agencies a crash course on cold case investigation procedures this week.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • DeKalb County jobless rate ticks up to 5.7 percent in December

    DeKALB – DeKalb County’s unemployment increased to 5.7 percent last month, up from 5.5 percent in December 2014, according to preliminary figures rele ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 school supply drive to start Monday

    DeKALB – When school supplies run low, teachers often dip into their own paychecks to buy more, but a local group plans to host a fundraiser in Februa ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • Sycamore Chamber of Commerce honors business leaders at annual meeting

    SYCAMORE – About 375 businesses leaders and community members gathered Thursday to recap 2015 and honor some of the people and businesses who contribu ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • KVAL group art exhibit at DeKalb Library reopening

    A fortunate opportunity presented itself with the recent DeKalb Public Library grand reopening.The l ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Democrat Andrea Zopp brings U.S. Senate campaign to NIU

    DeKALB – Democrat Andrea Zopp told a modest crowd at a Northern Illinois University reception Wednesday that she would be a fighter in Washington, sho ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Genoa man flown to hospital after crash

    GENOA – An 18-year-old Genoa man was airlifted Wednesday to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford after his vehicle went off the road and struc ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Sycamore police launch Neighborhood Liaison Program

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore police have organized a Neighborhood Liaison Program to catch ordinance violations in Sycamore neighborhoods.
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • State of the State Address: With no budget, Gov. Bruce Rauner repeats calls for pro-business reform

    SPRINGFIELD – Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner used his State of the State address Wednesday to make another case for changes he said would make Illinois ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Future of contaminated Protano site unclear

    DeKALB – The city can’t clean up the contaminated site that formerly housed Protano Auto without some kind of funding, but the grant program that cont ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Former NIU player Daniels sues DraftKings, FanDuel

    Former Northern Illinois University running back Akeem Daniels filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against DraftKings and FanDuel seeking more than $5 m ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • DeKalb's Graham Glasgow already making strides in pre-draft process

    MOBILE, Ala. – In seventh grade, Graham Glasgow went to the "Big House" in Ann Arbor. He had an "N" painted in red with a black border on his chest, a ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Sycamore Park District looking for collaboration

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Park District leaders said they plan to continue to look for ways to collaborate with the DeKalb Park District although a recent s ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Barbs, Spartans gearing up for First National Challenge

    DeKALB – The Sycamore Spartans’ and the DeKalb Barbs’ varsity basketball teams are gearing up play their biggest games of the year Friday at the First ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • DeKalb street repairs primarily funded through tax increment finance district proceeds

    DeKALB – The city may not have the $9 million it needs to put toward streets, but a plan has been proposed to fix some roads around town, primarily wi ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 11:03 pm
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