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  • State legislators Syverson, Pritchard address Genoa Chamber

    GENOA – Attendance wasn’t as big as organizers hoped, but the up-close, ask-any-question forum with a pair of state legislators Thursday with Genoa Ch ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Voice of Elvis to kick off new season at Sandwich Opera House

    The Sandwich Opera House kicks off its 2015-16 season at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 with Doug Church – The Voice of Elvis. Church performs each and ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Taking the time to observe and reflect

    Jerry Gabris of DeKalb pauses to take in the scenery while on a walk for exercise Wednesday at Hopkins Park in DeKalb.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • DeKalb power refunds to come in October

    DeKALB – Officials from Homefield Energy have issued a mea culpa to the City Council, expressing regrets for a billing error that ended up overchargin ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Investigators don't think Kingston house fire related to two other fires

    KINGSTON – A house fire that destroyed the home and possessions of a family on Thurlby Road does not appear to be related to a suspicious fire that wa ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Enbridge donates to KC scholarship

    Kishwaukee College welcomed Enbridge representatives to campus on Aug. 31 and accepted a $5,000 donation to the Enbridge Energy Company Pipeline Indus ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • KC Esthetics offers custom facials on Saturdays

    Leslie Ciaccio, coordinator of the Complementary Health programs at Kishwaukee College, reminds community members that the college’s Esthetics Program ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Heartland Bank manager visits G-K Middle School

    The Genoa-Kingston Middle School sixth-grade Leadership and Community Service class recently was visited by Pattie Marx, manager of the Heartland Bank ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:09 am
  • DeKalb officials question plans to add apartments to former Campus Cinemas building

    DeKALB – City planners have raised concerns about parking problems and the structural safety of a developer’s plan to add a two-story apartment comple ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • NIU, community will hold unity march today

    DeKALB – Communiversity – a term of unity between Northern Illinois University and its surrounding community – is expected to be on display today as N ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Kishwaukee YMCA receives grants for local programs

    SYCAMORE – The Kishwaukee YMCA has received financial support to help the organization in its efforts to aid area low-income and underserved families.
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • DeKalb County double homicide investigation continues

    SYCAMORE – Some detectives investigating the beating deaths of a mother and her son who were found in their DeKalb County home on Old State Road east ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 10:22 pm
  • Sycamore library board presses pause on referendum plans

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Library Board will delay plans to ask voters whether the library should become its own taxing district with new boundaries as ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • Kishwaukee College board OKs fiscal 2017 budget

    MALTA – There was no official public outcry expressed Tuesday at the public hearing held for Kishwaukee College’s fiscal 2017 budget, but officials sa ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 10:20 pm
  • DeKalb County murder investigation continues

    SYCAMORE – Some detectives investigating the DeKalb County mother and son who were found beaten to death in their home on Old State Road east of Sycam ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 3:39 pm
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