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  • Summer geese eating their greens

    Canada geese cool off in newly-formed puddles after a brief but intense rain Wednesday in DeKalb. ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • 3M Community Support Group to host golf fundraiser for FSA

    DeKALB – 3M’s Community Support Group is hosting a golf outing to benefit Family Service Agency of DeKalb County, a nonprofit organization that operat ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • University Village, DeKalb police to offer car seat safety check

    DeKALB – University Village and the DeKalb Police Department will offer a free child safety seat checkup event from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday.
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Fall enrollment down 5.5 percent at NIU; freshman enrollment drops 20 percent

    DeKALB – With official enrollment for the fall semester showing a decline of more than 5 percent – the largest percentage drop in more than three deca ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • NIU enrollment down 5.5 percent

    DeKALB – With total enrollment for the fall semester showing a decline of more than 5 percent, Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker vowed ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Iowa man faces charges for fifth DUI after DeKalb arrest

    SYCAMORE – An Iowa man facing felony charges after his fifth drunken-driving arrest was expected to be released from jail Tuesday after posting $500 b ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • Sycamore police roadblock leads to 27 arrests, citations

    SYCAMORE – A weekend roadside safety check on Route 23 north of Coltonville Road didn’t find anyone driving under the influence, but did lead to 27 to ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Power company to make good on DeKalb billing error

    Note to readers: This story has been changed to reflect the correct rate that DeKalb electrical customers were supposed to be charged beginning July 1 ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Classes dismissed at Lincoln Elementary, District 428’s last building without air conditioning

    DeKALB – It got too hot for students and staff at Lincoln Elementary School on Tuesday, and with more hot weather in the forecast Wednesday, classes t ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Students dismissed early at DeKalb's Lincoln Elementary

    DeKALB – On their first day back at school after the extended Labor Day weekend, students at Lincoln Elementary School were dismissed early Tuesday be ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 3:13 pm
  • Firefighters respond to early morning fire in Kingston

    KINGSTON – A house fire in Kingston is under investigation after firefighters from several departments were called to respond Monday.
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Good Tymes Revival will support Sycamore park projects

    SYCAMORE – The park district is planning a big party Saturday, and there’s still time for those interested to get tickets and “Leaf a Legacy.”
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • 'Grander reopening' of DeKalb library set for Saturday

    DeKALB – As the city prepares for Saturday’s “grander opening” of the public library, a search is also underway to find a new director to lead it.
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Genoa church offers cooking class for kids

    Faith United Methodist Church will offer free cooking class for kids in preschool through fifth grade from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays in September. The ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb County unemployment rate falls

    DeKALB – DeKalb County’s unemployment rate stood at 5.1 percent last month, down from 6 percent in July 2015, according to preliminary figures release ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 12:07 am
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