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  • Back To School Bash helps DeKalb kids get ready for school

    DeKALB – The four youngsters Christin Howard brought to the Back To School Bash on Saturday in Welsh Park left the event with bags full of goodies.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Photos: Back to School Bash

    Families packed Welsh Park in DeKalb to receive free backpacks and school supplies this weekend. ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • Fairdale family could get new home next month

    FAIRDALE – If the blueprint for her new home was a birthday card for Irene Clay, then the muddy hole created last week on her property was the pretty ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to Chipotle

    Thumbs-up: To burritos. And the vacancy that Chipotle plans to fill by adding a second restaurant in DeKalb. Chipotle is seeking permission from the c ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • TAILS, Paw Lickin' Good to host fundraiser and adoption events Saturday

    DeKALB – TAILS Human Society will waive adoption fees on pets Saturday. The waived fees apply to cat ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • DeKalb man gets 50 years in child sex case

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man was sentenced to 50 years in state prison Friday after admitting he sexually assaulted a six-year-old family member in 2013 an ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Aug. 15 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Kishwaukee College gets grant for 1st-generation, disabled students

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College has received a $1.1 million TRIO Student Support Services grant.The award ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • 2nd DeKalb Chipotle should open by year end

    DeKALB – A second Chipotle restaurant should open in DeKalb by the end of the year, but its not certain that an outdoor seating area will be allowed. 
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Cortland kicks off 2-day Summer Fest

    DeKALB – The scorching sun began to set just as the band pumped up the sound on stage at Cortland Summer Fest. Friday was the first night of the two-d ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • University Village plan to get first reading at DeKalb City Council meeting

    DeKALB – The University Village Tenants Association wants the city of DeKalb to approve a Seattle company’s plan to rehab the apartment complex, and w ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Photos: Man seriously injured at Steam Show

    Crews transported a man in his 30s to be airlifted to OSF St. Anthony's Hospital in Rockford on Friday after he got an arm stuck in an antique gasolin ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Man seriously injured at Sycamore Steam Show and Threshing Bee

    SYCAMORE – A man in his 30s was airlifted to OSF St. Anthony's Hospital in Rockford on Friday after he got an arm stuck in an antique gasoline-powered ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Williams receives Interfaith award

    DeKalb High School graduating senior Endashwa Williams received the DeKalb Interfaith Network for Peace and Justice $2,000 Peace and Justice Award at ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Executive Committee recommends 2 for DeKalb County Board

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board is poised to appoint two new members at its meeting next week.The ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:36 pm
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