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  • Crash at Barber Greene, Peace roads slows traffic

    DeKALB – A three-car crash at Peace and Barber Greene roads Thursday in DeKalb delayed traffic and left two vehicles seriously damaged, but caused no ...
    July 8, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Regional board to hear request to join Sycamore School District 427

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Regional Office of Education could decide soon whether owners of 12 homes along Coltonville Road should be allowed to det ...
    July 8, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Community lines the street for Ricky De La Cruz's homecoming from hospital

    DeKALB – After a four-month stay at a Chicago children's hospital, 17-year-old Ricky De La Cruz arrived home Thursday, greeted by a cheering crowd of ...
    July 8, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Cortland Fire Department introducing home key safe program

    The Cortland Fire Department is introducing a Knox HomeBox system for residences. The Knox Box is a ...
    July 7, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Stopgap budget again leaves out MAP grants

    DeKALB – Some students and colleges still will have to find alternatives to pay college tuition, as Illinois’ stopgap budget takes care of outstanding ...
    July 7, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Application period for fall Community Foundation grants begins

    SYCAMORE  – The DeKalb County Community Foundation will accept applications for Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants f ...
    July 7, 2016 - 3:13 pm
  • Peace Road crash sends injured man to hospital

    DeKALB – One person was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a crash Wednesday morning at Peace Road near Lincoln Highway in ...
    July 7, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • DeKalb firefighters save man from bedroom blaze

    DeKALB – Val Harris was walking her poodle Tuesday evening when she smelled what she knew was a house fire.
    July 8, 2016 - 1:12 am
  • Child flown to hospital after crash left 3-year-old trapped in car underwater

    SYCAMORE – A 3-year-old girl was flown Wednesday to Central DuPage Hospital with serious injuries after a crash left her trapped in a car partially su ...
    July 6, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • 3-year-old was trapped in car seat underwater outside Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – A 3-year-old girl was flown Wednesday to Central DuPage Hospital with serious injuries after a crash left her trapped in a car partially su ...
    July 6, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • Red Cross makes call for blood donations

    DeKALB – Current blood supplies have dipped, so the American Red Cross is making an urgent call for those who can to make a blood donation.
    July 5, 2016 - 9:34 pm
  • Youth Engaged in Philanthropy members award grants

    SYCAMORE – Student members of the DeKalb County Community Foundation’s Youth Engaged in Philanthropy program have awarded more than $11,000 in grants ...
    July 5, 2016 - 9:34 pm
  • Tasks aplenty greet new DeKalb County health director

    DeKALB – Lisa Gonzalez, DeKalb County’s new health director, is stepping in at a busy time of year, with budget planning for next year about to get un ...
    July 6, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • App aims to boost awareness of crate-free livestock operations

    While some farms confine their animals to small crates and crowded pens, sheep at Heatherhope Farm in Sycamore are free to stretch their legs and graz ...
    July 5, 2016 - 9:25 pm
  • KishHealth System hands out Pillar Awards of Excellence

    KishHealth System, part of Northwestern Medicine, recognized employees, teams and departments who have demonstrated significant achievements toward th ...
    July 5, 2016 - 5:40 pm
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