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  • Hinckley firm under grand jury investigation

    DeKALB – An investigation is ongoing into dealings between the village of Hinckley and a real estate company owned in part by the town’s top elected o ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Lightning postpones Castle Challenge

    DeKALB – The annual Castle Challenge football contest between DeKalb and Sycamore high schools was postponed Friday because of lightning.
    Sept. 19, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Photos: Castle Challenge Rained Out, Postponed

    Severe weather had fans taking shelter at the Chessick Center before a postponement of the annual DeKalb vs. Sycamore football game Friday.
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Straw poll at Sandwich Fair shows support for Trump, Carson

    DeKALB – Presidential hopeful Donald Trump edged out rival Dr. Ben Carson in a fun, yet entirely informal and unscientific, straw poll conducted by th ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Sycamore School District 427 to celebrate its 'superheroes'

    DeKALB – Superheroes are taking over Sycamore this weekend as part of the Sycamore Education Foundation's annual Take Root fundraiser.
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Cardboard boaters to set sail in Kingston on Saturday

    KINGSTON – After having to be rescheduled because of the weather earlier this summer, the Kingston Kardboard Boat Regatta will be Saturday at Kingston ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Comptroller Leslie Munger to speak at DeKalb County GOP dinner

    SYCAMORE – Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger will be the keynote speaker at the DeKalb County Republican Central Committee’s annual dinner Saturday i ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Fox Valley Older Adult Services closing branches in DeKalb, Aurora

    DeKALB – Sharon Schopfer received invaluable help from Fox Valley Older Adult Services from 2013 to 2014 as she cared for her husband, who suffers fro ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • NIU trustees approve interim budget

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University trustees Thursday approved a $389 million interim budget, and the school anticipates a large loss of state fundi ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Jails and mental illness: Facilities often become warehouses for those with disorders

    SYCAMORE – Jane Low fears the caring, big-hearted brother she grew up with has been lost beneath untreated bipolar disorder that continues to worsen w ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 working on technology backup plans

    DeKALB – With students and teachers more reliant on technology than ever, DeKalb School District 428 officials are working on a plan for technology bl ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Plano man faces murder charges

    A Plano man has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing death of a Sandwich man early Friday morning in P ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 5:48 pm
  • DeKalb Public Library's $25.3M expansion moving forward

    DeKALB – A multimillion dollar project to transform the DeKalb Public Library into a learning center for the digital era is making progress, but a key ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb County Board members ask questions about fiscal 2016 budget proposal

    DeKALB – Protecting jobs and salaries were among the main concerns DeKalb County Board members expressed Wednesday at a question-and-answer session ab ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 middle school soccer teams will help Barb Food Mart

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 middle school soccer teams will face off Sept. 24 to raise funds for the Barb Food Mart. 
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 12:12 am
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