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  • Fire destroys Genoa firefighter's home on Thanksgiving

    GENOA – Nancy Maynard’s neighbors slipped shoes on her feet as Maynard stood in the street watching the fire that destroyed her home.
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Firefighters, paramedics tend bar to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy

    DeKALB – Noah Millard handles a fire hose better then he does a beer tap, but he’ll gladly trade one for the other for a good cause.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Community vigil held to support peaceful protest in Ferguson

    DeKALB – Longtime DeKalb resident Denise Rode hopes that the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, help spark a change in the country similar to what h ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Winter parking rules in DeKalb, Sycamore

    winter weather, authorities in DeKalb and Sycamore are reminding residents of parking restrictions. DeKalb’s seasonal parking restrictions begin Monda ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • DeKalb firefighters hope to 'keep the wreath red'

    DeKALB – Red wreaths will be put on display at all three DeKalb fire stations to bring attention to fire safety during the holiday season.
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Best DeKalb holiday lights can win awards

    DeKalb residents and businesses that spend extra time and effort on their holiday decorations will ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • DeKalb students help family of boy facing heart surgery

    DeKALB – This Thanksgiving, Charles Spearman is thankful for the support, prayers and consideration that the community has given to his 6-year-old ste ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • DeKalb County residents taking novel-writing challenge

    DeKALB – Failure isn’t an option for Justin Difazzio. He’s participating for the ninth consecutive y ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • DeKalb hoping IMET funds will be recovered

    DeKALB – Fearing the loss of millions in taxpayer dollars, DeKalb officials have moved most of the city’s money out of a state investment fund at the ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Maple Park family continues effort for #HobbitMovieLastRequest

    MAPLE PARK – More than a month into a Maple Park-based social media campaign to provide a last request – an early viewing of “The Hobbit: The Battle o ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Bill Cho's responds to former student's arrest

    SYCAMORE – Bill Cho’s United Tae Kwon Do staff said Tuesday that a 46-year-old sex offender facing criminal charges for allegedly being at the facilit ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • Salvation Army's Thanksgiving baskets help families in need

    DeKALB – Genoa resident Jennifer Dick just needed a little help this holiday season to help her family get back on their feet.
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Icy roads cause several crashes with injuries

    The driver of a 2008 Ford pickup was taken to St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford after he lost control in the snow early Tuesday and overturned on ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:12 pm
  • DeKalb police seize 6 kilos of heroin, arrest two men

    DeKALB – Police said they seized $1.4 million worth of heroin and arrested two men – one from Anaheim, California – on major drug charges after police ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:00 am
  • Thanksgiving: Waterman farmer’s favorite holiday

    WATERMAN – Thanksgiving is Robert Kauffman’s favorite holiday. He’s been raising turkeys on Ho-Ka Turkey Farm, named after his grandfather Howard Kauf ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:32 am
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