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  • DeKalb County seeks tenants for business incubator

    DeKALB – Eight start-up companies have applied to be among the first tenants at the DeKalb County Business Incubator, which is set to open next month.
    June 16, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Give Local DeKalb County campaign sets record

    SYCAMORE – This year’s Give Local DeKalb County campaign set a new fundraising record by bringing in $428,297 for local nonprofit organizations.
    June 17, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Indian Valley Theatre names cast for ‘Always a Bridesmaid’

    Indian Valley Theatre has announced the cast for its upcoming production of “Always a Bridesmaid,” written by Jessie Jones, Nick Hope and Jamie Wooten ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • KVAL’s Art of Giving raffle helps others

    Kishwaukee Valley Art League hosted its Art of Giving raffle at the recent 45th Northern Illinois Art Show in Sycamore to help local art students.
    June 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Rainy day surprise: Project Liquid Sunshine reveals art on the sidewalks of DeKalb

    When rainclouds loom overhead, Brian Oster of DeKalb doesn’t sing, “Rain, rain, go away.” He looks forward to rain and hopes that after seeing Project ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • June 16 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    June 16, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • State certifies faculty union at NIU

    DeKALB – The Illinois Labor Relations Board has certified the recently organized faculty union at Northern Illinois University.
    June 15, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Maria Ridulph Memorial Fund sends 2 Sycamore students to summer camp

    SYCAMORE – The first donation from the Maria Ridulph Memorial Fund will be used to send two West Elementary School students to summer camp next week.
    June 15, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Heat causes pavement to buckle on Bethany Road

    SYCAMORE – This week’s hot weather proved too much for a four-foot section of Bethany Road.The concr ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • County Board sends health department's tax levy proposal back to committee

    SYCAMORE – The full DeKalb County Board sent back to the executive committee the tax levy referendum issue that the health department said would help ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Appellate court reverses dismissal of Bogenberger lawsuit

    DeKALB – An appellate court decision means the parents of a Northern Illinois University freshman who died after a fraternity hazing party can move fo ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • DeKalb County leaders break ground at jail expansion site

    SYCAMORE – Officials gathered Wednesday for a groundbreaking years-in-the-making, and ceremonially began work on the $35 million project to expand the ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • DeKalb County Health Department trains for public health crisis

    DeKALB – The dozens of people who waded past manned stations Wednesday at the DeKalb County health facility seeking medication were part of a simulate ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Master Gardeners instruct day camp students

    Cornerstone Christian Academy summer day camp students are digging into their summer garden with instruction from University of Illinois Extension Mas ...
    June 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore School District 427 to take formal stance on 168-acre annexation

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore School District 427 board members will take an official position June 28 on whether to support a petition to annex 168 acres into ...
    June 14, 2016 - 10:59 pm
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