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  • Grant adding gardens, programs to Hopkins Park

    DeKALB – Julie Eggleston thinks therapeutic recreation is the coolest field of study, and she hopes a state grant spreads that interest to three youth ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • DeKalb Park Board tweaks accounting practices

    DeKALB – After reviewing the DeKalb Park District's accounting practices, park commissioners decided money for Hopkins Pool and the district's golf co ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Domino

    Meet Domino. Domino is a 1-year-old black and white domestic medium hair mix available for adoption ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Expanded Senior Health Fair planned for Thursday

    DeKALB – The 11th annual Senior Health Fair will provide more vendors and services than in years past.
    July 13, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • 700 riders go Biking with Beanzie

    DeKALB – Toney “Beanzie” Xidis hopes his childhood nickname reminds people to let their inner child run loose every once in a while.
    July 13, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Perry Road bridge closing for replacement

    DeKALB – The Perry Road bridge over Battle Creek, between Somonauk Road and Chase Road, will be closed beginning July 21 for replacement.
    July 13, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Online voter registration available in 4 languages

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County is offering online voter registration in four languages. Registration can b ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Training underway for screening at-risk youth

    DeKALB – Officials from around DeKalb County will begin training this week for a screening program designed to help rehabilitate delinquent youth.
    July 13, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • DeKalb’s tax increment financing districts approaching retirement

    DeKALB – In four years, Barb City Manor will have $100,000 less a year to spend on improvements to its aging facility, a fact administrator Maureen Ge ...
    July 13, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Tips sought on vandalism at Waterman home

    WATERMAN – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about vandalism to a home in Waterman that occurred over the holiday weekend.
    July 12, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • New trees planned for DeKalb Nature Trail

    DeKALB – It’s time for new trees on the DeKalb Nature Trail, park board members have decided.“We’ve ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • 39 tickets, arrests in roadside safety check

    ELGIN – Between the evening of July 3 and morning of July 4, there were 39 citations and arrests at a roadside safety check on Annie Glidden Road nort ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Beer nuggets a tasty DeKalb tradition

    DeKALB – Larry Finn says what so many locals know: Beer nuggets are “a DeKalb thing.” “They say beer ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • Spring NIU retirements total 183

    DeKALB – The number of retiring Northern Illinois University employees more than tripled this spring, but the total was nowhere near the 800 employees ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Vigil remembers Schulz as death investigation continues

    DeKALB – A sea of cutoff jean shorts, brightly colored balloons, candles and cowboy boots flowed into Hopkins Park to honor the life of Steven Schulz.
    July 12, 2014 - 12:15 am
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