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  • Police find about 60 syringes, cocaine in Malta woman’s car

    MALTA – A man and woman stopped for a traffic violation appeared in court Wednesday after police said they found about 60 hypodermic needles and trace ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Heavy traffic expected as NIU opens dorms

    DeKALB – It’s expected to be hectic on the west end of town Friday as the Northern Illinois University dorms open for the new school year.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Heartland Bank to purchase American Midwest in cash sale

    DeKALB – Heartland Bank and Trust Co. is widening its footprint in the DeKalb area.The Bloomington-b ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Tom Zucker, DeKalb County VAC director, dies

    DeKALB – In his almost 25 years as executive director of the Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb County, Tom Zucker made an indelible impression on the ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 12:50 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 hosts State of the School District event

    DeKALB – The focus this school year in District 428 schools is on meeting diverse educational needs, Superintendent Douglas Moeller said. 
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Shabbona residents voice concerns after Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation’s Land in Trust request tabled

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board on Wednesday made a motion to table a resolution supporting the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation’s Land in Trust requ ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Tom Zucker, longtime VAC leader, dies

    SYCAMORE – Tom Zucker, longtime leader of nonprofit transportation provider Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb County, died Tuesday, officials said.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • Kishwaukee, NIU deal with MAP grants on hold

    DeKALB – Katelynn Worley was worried that she wouldn’t be able to start her sophomore year at Kishwaukee College on Monday.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • DeKalb County court system to add drug program

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County court system will change in the next couple of months to make room for a new program that aims to help drug users.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • HorsePower Therapeutic Riding seeks volunteers

    DeKALB – HorsePower Therapeutic Riding is looking for volunteers. An orientation will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. 
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • American Legion to offer rides, host pig roast event

    GENOA – The Genoa American Legion Riders Post 337 is getting an early start on officially honoring local service men and women.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Hinckley warns residents about amount of radium in drinking water

    HINCKLEY – Hinckley officials are warning residents that the village’s water may contain higher levels of radium than allowed under the state’s drinki ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • DeKalb council to discuss strategic plan

    DeKALB – City Council members will meet Thursday to discuss a draft of DeKalb’s 10-year strategic plan. 
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Sycamore in favor of extending intergovernmental boundary agreement with DeKalb

    SYCAMORE – City officials said they want to extend a boundary agreement with the city of DeKalb that is meant to reduce competition among the two citi ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • DeKalb High School looks to start robotics club

    DeKALB – First-year math teacher Michael Lofthouse and senior Bailey Flemming are teaming up to bring robots to DeKalb High School. 
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:04 pm
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