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  • Beginning, and ending, part of County Board return

    DeKALB – A ribbon-cutting for the first-ever county-run business incubator, and a farewell bid to the planning and zoning director, marked the return ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Valley West Auxiliary awards $12,000 in scholarships

    The Valley West Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded $12,000 in health care career scholarships to deserving students in the area.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois Community Credit Union awards scholarships

    Illinois Community Credit Union recently named the four recipients of its 2016 College Scholarship.I ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU offers GRE and LSAT prep classes

    Recent graduates and prospective students interested in earning a postgraduate degree have an opportunity to improve scores on graduate school entranc ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Garage sale helps Tanzania Development Support

    Tanzania Development Support will hold its first fundraising garage sale of the year from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, through Saturday, Aug. 2 ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • UUFD rummage, book sale to benefit church and Hope Haven

    The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb, 158 N. Fourth St., will host a rummage, book and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • District 428 board approves before-school care plan

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 board approved a proposal from Kishwaukee YMCA to have the nonprofit offer before-school care to the district’ ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Police seek help in search for suspects in Sycamore slayings

    SYCAMORE – Police are searching for a stolen vehicle and are seeking the public’s help as they hunt for a suspect or suspects who broke into a rural S ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 6:06 pm
  • No one hurt in apartment fire in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Residents had to be evacuated from an apartment building Saturday after an early-morning fire broke out in an entryway, the DeKalb Fire Depar ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Crash near Sycamore sends 2 people to hospital

    SYCAMORE – A two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon near Sycamore sent two people to the hospital.Kathle ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Teachers union, D-428 to vote on tentative agreement this week

    DeKALB – While members of both the teachers union and the DeKalb School District 428 Board believe a strike is unlikely after a tentative deal was rea ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Plans for propane distribution facility draw concerns

    SYCAMORE – Residents have raised safety concerns about a Morris-based company’s proposal to build a propane distribution facility at the northeast cor ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Sycamore to host Ribs, Rhythm & Brews Fest

    SYCAMORE – There will be more ribs, more beer, more space and more music at this year’s Sycamore Ribs Rhythm & Brews Fest.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • The House Cafe, a downtown DeKalb staple, closes

    DeKALB – The House Cafe – a coffeehouse, restaurant, art gallery and concert venue at 263 E. Lincoln Highway in DeKalb – has closed.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Genoa-Kingston kicks off new school year with new teacher, new technology plans

    GENOA – The first day of the new school year started just before 8 a.m. Monday at Genoa-Kingston High School, and in addition to welcoming hundreds of ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Animal control officials say they are seeing more raccoons with distemper recently. Have you noticed any raccoons behaving strangely in the area lately?