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  • Car businesses rev up amid bad weather; other services affected

    Update: All public school districts in DeKalb County are in session today. For Bockman’s Auto Care, ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Layettes donated to low-income mothers

    DeKALB – Karen Finn smiled as she folded a fleece blanket, knowing a mom soon could use it to swaddle a newborn baby.
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • D-428 write-in candidates file

    DeKALB – A race that started with too few candidates at the end of the filing period has become competitive.
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Horse dies in Maple Park; owner cited

    MAPLE PARK – Kane County Animal Control has cited the owner of a horse found dead Wednesday morning, according to a statement.
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Commission for disabled announces meeting

    The Northwest Regional Human Rights Authority of the Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission will hold a meeting Jan. 20 to discuss alleged righ ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Farmland foundation announces scholarship

    The DeKalb County Farmland Foundation is offering scholarships to one or two DeKalb County high school seniors interested in a career in agriculture, ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • The Quad St. Charles continues redevelopment with unique offerings

    ST. CHARLES – January is usually a quiet time on the retail front, but The Quad St. Charles officials said they are working to keep their building act ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Weather cancels activties, meetings in DeKalb County area

    Bitterly cold temperatures and drifting snow led to the following closings and cancellations Thursday afternoon. To report a closing, please email new ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • DeKalb JCPenney location among several closing

    DeKALB – JCPenney is severing ties with DeKalb after 87 years in the city. Company officials announc ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Area farmers showcase products at Northern Illinois Farm Show

    DeKALB – Cory Iverson stopped at the Northern Illinois Farm Show to check on fertilizers and products that would help to grow his farm and increase pr ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Gaura: Rey's email an ethical violation

    DeKALB – City Manager Anne Marie Gaura admonished DeKalb Mayor John Rey for using his city email account in November to solicit interest in the open 5 ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Big Rock Elementary announces kindergarten signups

    Big Rock Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at the school, 600 W. Lincoln Highway, Hinckley.
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Four arrests made in Kirkland traffic campaign

    KIRKLAND – The Kirkland Police Department made four arrests and issued 20 citations during a traffic enforcement effort that ended this week.
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • DeKalb County public schools to close again Thursday

    School districts around DeKalb County have canceled school for the second day in a row because of bitterly cold wind chills expected Thursday.
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:58 pm
  • DeKalb building suffers $100K damage in fire

    DeKALB – Nathan Winston Services owner Daniel Gackowski and another employee were assessing the water damage from an overnight fire left inside the bu ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 11:10 pm
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