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  • St. John Lutheran sets Lenten services

    The Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod) will hold weekly Wednesday evening Lenten services from Ash Wednesday, Feb. 18, through M ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Appellate court upholds Jack McCullough's murder conviction, vacates others

    SYCAMORE – The worries that Jan Tessier had about her half-brother’s murder conviction being overturned disappeared Friday.
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Genoa library to close Feb. 27 for move

    Genoa Public Library officials will host a farewell party for its current building, which will close Feb. 27 in preparation for the opening of the new ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • DeKalb Park District board ends contract with PHN Architects

    DeKALB – DeKalb Park District officials ended a contract Thursday with architects who received more than $97,000 for work done on an abandoned plan fo ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Dog adoption event set for Blain’s Farm and Fleet in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – TAILS Humane Society will be at Blain’s Farm and Fleet in Sycamore on Saturday with a handful of puppies and dogs available for adoption.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Housing Authority of DeKalb County receives grant

    DeKALB – Housing Authority of DeKalb County has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, part of a nationwide grant ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Sycamore Park District’s Action 2020 plan moves to next phase

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore park board moved ahead with its Action 2020 plan to beautify portions of the district by officiated resident committees, and i ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Huntley Middle School Girl Scouts deliver valentines to KishHealth System Cancer Center patients

    DeKALB – Roger Miller came to KishHealth System Cancer Center on Thursday to get a medical treatment but received more than that.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Most DeKalb County schools hit target vaccination rate

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore pediatrician Mark Regnier knew that science supported his decision to give his son the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • DeKalb Park District time capsule’s openings reveals 1993 artifacts

    DeKALB – A Whitney Houston tape, a “Jurassic Park” cup and a blue-haired troll each helped to shape 1993.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Sycamore Park District executive director to teach class in North Carolina

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Park District Executive Director Dan Gibble will be supplying knowledge to the next generation of park leaders at North Carolina S ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • DeKalb approves rush deal to redesign city website

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb will pay a Kansas-based web developer more than $50,000 to redesign the city website.
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Kishwaukee Concert Band works to drum up members

    Not to toot her own horn, but Jill Schmitt said she’s been dedicated to the Kishwaukee Concert Band for the past eight years, attending as many weekly ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • E-cigarettes gain steam among smokers in DeKalb County

    SYCAMORE – With a $50 purchase at Smoker’s World in Sycamore, Jack Wyld switched from a Marlboro man to an electronic cigarette smoker.
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Committee votes to bring Sycamore sober living home proposal before DeKalb County Board

    The County Executive Committee on Wednesday approved a motion to acquire residential property in Sycamore for an all-male sober living home, a step fo ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 11:22 pm
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