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  • DeKalb/NIU Art Walk draws attention to cultural venues

    DeKALB – It was local art instead of retail that drove crowds to downtown DeKalb on Thursday evening during the area’s inaugural art crawl. 
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Judge dismisses restraining order against D-428 superintendent

    ST. CHARLES – A Kane County judge on Thursday dismissed an order of protection preventing District 428 Superintendent Doug Moeller from coming within ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • Library hosts Latin Dance Competition

    The DeKalb Public Library and the Northern Illinois University Latino Resource Center are partnering to host a Latin Dance Competition during Hispanic ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU NAACP student advocacy group now up and running

    DeKALB – When Amirius Clinton arrived on the Northern Illinois University campus in 2013 to start his freshman year, he said two things stood out for ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Safe Passage to host panel discussion on sexual assault in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Safe Passage will host a screening this month of the Netflix documentary “Audrie & Daisy,” followed by a panel discussion about efforts to pr ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • DeKalb police warn residents of potential ‘clowning’ threats

    DeKALB – Police are investigating reports of “clowning” in DeKalb and warning residents of the national trend in which people dress as clowns and try ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Local students attend International Manufacturing Technology Show

    Every other year the manufacturing world gathers in Chicago to dazzle manufacturing insiders with new creations, share innovations and spark new ideas ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KC Foundation Scholarship applications now available

    The Kishwaukee College Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships to Kishwaukee College for the spring 2017 semester.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Starbucks plans to open kiosk in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Starbucks could start selling its coffee in Sycamore soon.The coffee giant, which opened ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:01 pm
  • Sycamore City Council OKs ordinance on donation boxes

    SYCAMORE – Instead of banning donation boxes that some complained have become unsightly dumping grounds, the Sycamore City Council has decided to regu ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 9:58 pm
  • NIU brings STEMfest back for 7th year

    DeKALB – Interactive exhibits and demonstrations designed to help people explore the fields of science, technology, engineering and math will be on di ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 9:57 pm
  • District 428 hires Bradley Hawk as interim superintendent

    DeKALB – District 428 school board members voted unanimously Tuesday to approve Bradley Hawk as the interim schools chief – then the NIU professor and ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Judges in DeKalb County seek to reform bail practices

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man charged with possession of child pornography was released from jail last week on his signature, a practice that is becoming mo ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • New foundation grant to fund community economic development

    To aid in shaping economic development in the county, the DeKalb County Community Foundation has created a new grant program that will act as a cataly ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • District 428 school board to consider interim superintendent

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University professor who is a former Burlington school district superintendent has been offered the job as interim school ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 11:14 pm
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