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  • Elgin man cited in Algonquin crash that injured DeKalb father, baby

    ALGONQUIN – Two people, including a 1-year-old, were taken to an Algonquin-area hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening and another man w ...
    April 21, 2016 - 9:14 pm
  • Weekend events planned at Sandwich Opera House

    Next weekend is packed with events at the Sandwich Opera House.At 7 p.m. Friday, the Opera House wil ...
    April 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Community School of the Arts sets spring recital schedule

    The NIU Community School of the Arts has announced its schedule for spring recitals and concerts.Sol ...
    April 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Fun filled celebration

    Jayden Young, 9, of Decatur, spins a hula-hoop around his neck in 2015 at Northern Illinois University’s first Communiversity Block Party. NIU and the ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • DeKalb County Board hears from AFSCME members

    SYCAMORE – Several of the county’s union workers attended Wednesday’s DeKalb County Board meeting and lamented some terms of the labor contract that i ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • 3M aims to finish $40 million expansion by August

    3M’s $40 million expansion project continues Monday at Park 88 in DeKalb. It is expected to be completed in August. St. Paul, Minnesota-based 3M broke ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • DeKalb County home sales down in March

    SYCAMORE – Home sales in DeKalb County declined in March as prices increased and the inventory of homes on the market shrank.
    April 20, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • Participate in the Memorial Day Parade

    Crime Stoppers seeks tips after burglary at DeKalb business ...
    April 20, 2016 - 8:58 pm
  • Senior Citizen Vehicle Safety Checkpoint is April 30

    The DeKalb Police Department will hold a Senior Citizen Vehicle Safety Checkpoint on April 30.The sa ...
    April 20, 2016 - 8:59 pm
  • Sycamore OKs ticket system, $500 tow fee

    SYCAMORE – The City Council on Monday approved the police department’s request to adopt a local adjudication system and added a $500 administrative to ...
    April 20, 2016 - 8:56 pm
  • New DeKalb High School principal ready for challenges

    DeKALB – New DeKalb High School Principal Michele Albano comes to town from a school twice the size, but the challenges she faces here will be similar ...
    April 21, 2016 - 10:01 am
  • NIU professional offers advice to Genoa-Kingston Middle School students

    Eighth-graders at Genoa-Kingston Middle School recently attended an assembly with David Grady, assistant director of Engineering and Engineering Techn ...
    April 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Author visits Jefferson Elementary School

    Author Carron Brown recently visited Jefferson Elementary School in DeKab to share her “shine-a-light” stories with students. Brown is a children’s no ...
    April 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • D-428 names DeKalb High principal

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 Superintendent Doug Moeller said his pick to be new DeKalb High ...
    April 19, 2016 - 10:00 pm
  • From the Archives: The rise and fall of DeKalb's gateway arches

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce built two arches bearing the city’s name over the eastern and western entrances to DeKalb in the summer of 1922.
    April 19, 2016 - 9:59 pm
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