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  • DeKalb man in serious condition after being hit by car

    ST. CHARLES – A 40-year-old DeKalb man remained in serious condition as of Monday afternoon after he was struck Saturday night by a car driven by a 20 ...
    June 22, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Area home service care encourages families to have dinner with seniors

    Note to readers: This story has been changed to correctly state the number of children Kay Lyman has.
    June 26, 2015 - 5:38 pm
  • DeKalb County Board member Joseph Bassett resigns

    DeKALB – District 4 Democrat Joseph Bassett has resigned from the DeKalb County Board, saying he needs to focus on his newborn daughter and his growin ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • DeKalb man accused of carrying pills, biting bouncer

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore police on Sunday arrested a man they say bit a bouncer at a downtown bar and was unlawfully in possession of prescription painkill ...
    June 22, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • DeKalb man hit by car while walking on Route 38 in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A 40-year-old DeKalb man was injured late Saturday when he was struck by a car driven by a 20-year-old St. Charles man on Route 38, betw ...
    June 22, 2015 - 12:44 pm
  • Public hearing continues Monday over DeKalb city budget

    DeKALB – City Council members will host another public hearing today on the proposed DeKalb city budget for fiscal 2016 that could go to a vote, which ...
    June 22, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • Face Time with John Laskowski

    John Laskowski is DeKalb’s City Engineer. He recently went on a trip to San Miguel de Allende in Guanajuato, Mexico, to use his engineering expertise ...
    June 21, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • New Hope Missionary Baptist Church to hold community prayer gathering for Charleston

    DeKALB – A gathering to pray for the community and nation in light of the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday at New ...
    June 21, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Facade grants approved for Sycamore Theatre, Stomp shoe store

    SYCAMORE – Two downtown businesses are getting a makeover.This week the Sycamore City Council approv ...
    June 21, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Fathers gather to discuss violence, race for Father's Day

    DeKALB – Six months ago, Fred Torres was leaving Chuck E. Cheese with his wife and two daughters, 18 and 6, but his car battery needed a boost.
    June 21, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Gurler House in DeKalb hosts Folk Music Fest

    DeKALB – Fans of folk and bluegrass music descended on the lawn of DeKalb’s Gurler House on Saturday for an afternoon of free music, despite the cloud ...
    June 21, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Kickapoo River campout

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, recently enjoyed a canoe campout weekend on the Kickapoo River in Wisconsin. ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • Police seek information in fatal Somonauk crash

    SOMONAUK – DeKalb County authorities are asking the public for information about a fatal crash that happened June 13.
    June 19, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • DeKalb City Council to discuss proposed FOIA policy

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council will consider approving a proposed policy for handling Freedom of Information Act requests at its Committee of the Wh ...
    June 19, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Hiawatha School District 426 to hire interim superintendents

    HIAWATHA – The Hiawatha School District 426 Board will consider hiring two interim superintendents for the 2015-16 school year during its meeting at 6 ...
    June 20, 2015 - 12:15 am
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