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  • Grace Free Lutheran vacation Bible school set

    Grace Free Lutheran Church will host vacation Bible school, sponsored by Thrivent Financial, from 6 to 8:15 p.m. Aug. 1 through 5. Ages pre-K through ...
    July 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Project would expand interchange at Route 47 and Interstate 88

    SUGAR GROVE – A study aimed at eventually creating a full-access interchange at Route 47 and Interstate 88 is progressing, with officials gearing up t ...
    July 8, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Crash at Barber Greene, Peace roads slows traffic

    DeKALB – A three-car crash at Peace and Barber Greene roads Thursday in DeKalb delayed traffic and left two vehicles seriously damaged, but caused no ...
    July 8, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Regional board to hear request to join Sycamore School District 427

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Regional Office of Education could decide soon whether owners of 12 homes along Coltonville Road should be allowed to det ...
    July 8, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Community lines the street for Ricky De La Cruz's homecoming from hospital

    DeKALB – After a four-month stay at a Chicago children's hospital, 17-year-old Ricky De La Cruz arrived home Thursday, greeted by a cheering crowd of ...
    July 8, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Cortland Fire Department introducing home key safe program

    The Cortland Fire Department is introducing a Knox HomeBox system for residences. The Knox Box is a ...
    July 7, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Stopgap budget again leaves out MAP grants

    DeKALB – Some students and colleges still will have to find alternatives to pay college tuition, as Illinois’ stopgap budget takes care of outstanding ...
    July 7, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Application period for fall Community Foundation grants begins

    SYCAMORE  – The DeKalb County Community Foundation will accept applications for Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants f ...
    July 7, 2016 - 3:13 pm
  • Peace Road crash sends injured man to hospital

    DeKALB – One person was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a crash Wednesday morning at Peace Road near Lincoln Highway in ...
    July 7, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • DeKalb firefighters save man from bedroom blaze

    DeKALB – Val Harris was walking her poodle Tuesday evening when she smelled what she knew was a house fire.
    July 8, 2016 - 1:12 am
  • Child flown to hospital after crash left 3-year-old trapped in car underwater

    SYCAMORE – A 3-year-old girl was flown Wednesday to Central DuPage Hospital with serious injuries after a crash left her trapped in a car partially su ...
    July 6, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • 3-year-old was trapped in car seat underwater outside Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – A 3-year-old girl was flown Wednesday to Central DuPage Hospital with serious injuries after a crash left her trapped in a car partially su ...
    July 6, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • Red Cross makes call for blood donations

    DeKALB – Current blood supplies have dipped, so the American Red Cross is making an urgent call for those who can to make a blood donation.
    July 5, 2016 - 9:34 pm
  • Youth Engaged in Philanthropy members award grants

    SYCAMORE – Student members of the DeKalb County Community Foundation’s Youth Engaged in Philanthropy program have awarded more than $11,000 in grants ...
    July 5, 2016 - 9:34 pm
  • Tasks aplenty greet new DeKalb County health director

    DeKALB – Lisa Gonzalez, DeKalb County’s new health director, is stepping in at a busy time of year, with budget planning for next year about to get un ...
    July 6, 2016 - 11:01 am
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