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  • Kingston Fest to close with cardboard boat race

    KINGSTON – Handmade cardboard boats will set sail – and hopefully float – as Kingston Fest draws to a close with the Kardboard Boat Regatta races star ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • After arraignment, DeKalb pastor Corey Butler due back in court in August

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Presiding Judge Robbin Stuckert told an attorney representing a DeKalb pastor facing child pornography charges to be more car ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Wisconsin man pleads guilty to child sex assault

    SYCAMORE – Family members cried and held hands in court Thursday as a Wisconsin man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to preda ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Earlville drive-in struggling to afford digital projector

    EARLVILLE – When the sun set last Friday, Ron Magnoni Jr. went into the projection booth of Route 34 Drive-In that’s been in his family for decades.
    July 16, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • West Nile Virus identified in DeKalb

    DeKALB – DeKalb County health officials said Tuesday that mosquitoes collected in DeKalb have tested positive for West Nile Virus, and more positive t ...
    July 18, 2015 - 5:37 pm
  • Jury finds DeKalb man guilty of child sex assault

    SYCAMORE – It took a jury a matter of hours Wednesday to find a 36-year-old DeKalb man guilty of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.
    July 15, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Students look back on DeKalb area 4-H experiences at projects judging

    DeKALB – An open window at First Congregational Church in DeKalb inspired the most beautiful piece of art Julie Sorensen said she has seen in her 20 y ...
    July 16, 2015 - 2:19 pm
  • DeKalb police, fire and public works department employees promoted

    DeKALB – Six people were promoted this week within the city’s police, fire and public works departments. 
    July 15, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Photos: Camp Power Visits NIU Football

    University Village's Camp Power visited Huskie Stadium on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, to run drills with the Northern Illinois University football team.
    July 15, 2015 - 8:11 pm
  • KishHealth System gives Pillar Awards of Excellence

    KishHealth System recognized employees, teams, and departments who have demonstrated significant achievements toward the health system’s organizationa ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Residents help shape DeKalb's vision in community meeting

    DeKALB – Residents and community stakeholders expressed their ideas about the DeKalb they’d like to see at the first of of seven public input meetings ...
    July 14, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • DeKalb County 4-H General Project Showkicks off this week

    The DeKalb County 4-H General Project Show will be open to the public Thursday at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau building in Sycamore, 1350 W. Prairie ...
    July 14, 2015 - 9:18 pm
  • Sycamore man charged with domestic battery

    SYCAMORE – An 87-year-old Sycamore man faces domestic battery charges after police say he struck a woman in the face Friday.
    July 14, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • DeKalb mayor to vote less in future

    DeKALB – Mayor John Rey will no longer vote on DeKalb City Council matters unless legally required, he said at a council meeting Monday.
    July 14, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Safe Passage to offer “Beauty Without Abuse” training

    DeKALB – Safe Passage, DeKalb County’s Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center, will host a “Beauty Without Abuse” workshop for local salon and spa o ...
    July 14, 2015 - 9:17 pm
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