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  • Northern Illinois University partnering with China university to create international studies program in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University and Nankai University in China have partnered to create a new international studies program at NIU.
    July 17, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Fairdale recovery committee nearing fundraising goals, which will benefit long term projects

    FAIRDALE – Thanks to goodwill far and wide, donations following the April 9 tornado that hit Fairdale have nearly reached a fundraising goal establish ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb to cite residents for leaving unwanted TVs on curb

    DeKALB – The city won’t be recycling old cathode ray tube TV sets any longer because of a lack of state funding and has warned residents who abandon T ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • 5,000 expected to attend annual Jehovah’s Witnesses gathering this weekend at Northern Illinois University

    DeKALB – Carson Griffeth shot out of bed Friday morning, fastened his tie and headed out the door with his parents, his younger sister and, of course, ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • With Wendy's demolition underway, Sycamore city officials hope site will attract new business

    SYCAMORE – Amanda Aasen had grown accustomed to seeing the charred shell of the Wendy’s that burned in January directly across from her house on State ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Photos: Wendy's Demolition

    After the charred Wendy's restaurant at 439 State St. in Sycamore sat vacant for six months due to a fire on Jan. 9 which left it unrepairable, crews ...
    July 17, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Troop volunteers at Federated Church Book Fair

    Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered by Federated Church in Sycamore, volunteered at the recent Federated Church book fair fundraiser in Sycamore. Scouts hel ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • DeKalb Education Foundation awards $43k in grants

    DeKALB – Thanks to the generosity of the DeKalb community, the DeKalb Education Foundation recently completed a successful 26th year of raising funds ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Candidates sought for Dist. 3 County Board seat

    The DeKalb County Republican Central Committee is seeking candidates to fill the District 3 seat left vacant by Riley Oncken for the remainder of his ...
    July 17, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • 2 charged in connection with crash near Genoa

    SYCAMORE – An Elgin man is charged with driving under the influence of drugs after a crash in the intersection of Baseline Road and Moose Range Road e ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • DeKalb County salon workers help combat domestic abuse

    DeKALB – When the ladies of Shear Success on Coltonville Road in Sycamore cut their clients’ hair, the clients trust them enough to divulge secrets.
    July 17, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Kingston Fest to close with cardboard boat race

    KINGSTON – Handmade cardboard boats will set sail – and hopefully float – as Kingston Fest draws to a close with the Kardboard Boat Regatta races star ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • After arraignment, DeKalb pastor Corey Butler due back in court in August

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Presiding Judge Robbin Stuckert told an attorney representing a DeKalb pastor facing child pornography charges to be more car ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Wisconsin man pleads guilty to child sex assault

    SYCAMORE – Family members cried and held hands in court Thursday as a Wisconsin man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to preda ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Earlville drive-in struggling to afford digital projector

    EARLVILLE – When the sun set last Friday, Ron Magnoni Jr. went into the projection booth of Route 34 Drive-In that’s been in his family for decades.
    July 16, 2015 - 11:45 pm
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