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  • Candidates night scheduled for Thursday

    The League of Women Voters will host a candidate night at 6:30 p.m. Thursday for candidates running for office in DeKalb.
    March 17, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Nonprofit to run DeKalb community gardens

    DeKALB – A local nonprofit group hopes to make more plots available for community gardeners this year.
    March 17, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Hinckley pushes for municipal sales tax

    HINCKLEY – The village is hoping to add a municipal sales tax in an effort to help pay for infrastructure projects.
    March 17, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Free English as a Second Language courses popular with foreign-born DeKalb residents

    DeKALB – Jouliana Baakar had been trying to learn English in her native Syria before she emigrated to the United States.
    March 17, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 OKs $8.5M one-to-one technology plan

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 will spend nearly $8.5 million over the next five years to give every student a computer device. 
    March 17, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Army robot promotes STEM classes at DeKalb High School

    DeKALB – The closest that Genaro Rodriguez had come to driving an Army-issue robot before Monday was handling a remote-control car.
    March 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Police seek information on fugitive at large

    DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information on Connor Riddle, a Genoa man wanted on a warrant for residential burglary.
    March 16, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • DeKalb County Animal Welfare League to consider ‘sanctuary for senior pets’

    GENOA – The DeKalb County Animal Welfare League wants to lend a helping hand – and a helping paw – to senior citizens and their elderly pets.
    March 16, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • City Council aspirants disclose their ideas for DeKalb

    DeKALB – Seven candidates vying for seats on the DeKalb City Council spoke Monday at the Stage Coach Theater where they agreed city leaders need to do ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Sycamore to revisit sober house plan

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore city officials are willing to work with DeKalb County again on a contentious situation involving an all-male sober living home.
    March 19, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • More serious sex charges filed against substitute teacher Andrew Arison

    SYCAMORE – Prosecutors filed more serious felony sexual assault charges against a local substitute teacher already facing sexual abuse charges for all ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:16 am
  • Ellwood Steak and Fish House expected to open within a month

    DeKALB – With construction and design work winding down at Ellwood Steak and Fish House, developer John Pappas says he is ready to train his new staff ...
    March 16, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Tree removal in Prairie Park begins today

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb Department of Public Works and the DeKalb Park District will remove close to 50 trees in Prairie Park along the future rou ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Government meetings

    TodayDeKalb County Community Mental Health Board: 6:30 p.m. at the Community Outreach Building, 2500 ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Skate shop owner eyes new facility

    DeKALB – Small Town Skate Shop owner Ariel Ries will move her store a few blocks east in the coming months so it will be closer to the skateboard trai ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:13 pm
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