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  • DeKalb County outdoor activities, roads affected by Monday's rain

    DeKALB – Scott deOliveira woke up Tuesday and knew what he wouldn’t be doing – playing golf.“I golf ...
    June 16, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • DeKalb County prepares Sycamore residence to be sober living home

    SYCAMORE – Scot Lohr of DeKalb said he’s using his community service hours toward something that he hopes will have a significant impact on the commun ...
    June 17, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 board approves 3M project

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 Superintendent Douglas Moeller said he considered the news that new families might not be flooding the city to wor ...
    June 16, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Kishwaukee students exhibit at The Art Box

    The third annual Kishwaukee College Student Prints exhibition of photographs, monotypes and relief prints will be on display at The Art Box, 308 E. Li ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • NIU partners with community colleges for program

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University is partnering with five suburban community colleges for a dual business degree program, allowing students to tra ...
    June 15, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • DeKalb’s new, ADA compliant website goes live

    DeKALB – The city launched a new website that complies with the American’s With Disabilities Act in accordance with a settlement with the U.S. Departm ...
    June 16, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Sycamore man faces domestic battery charges

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore police arrested a man they said choked his girlfriend Saturday and threatened her with a stun gun.
    June 15, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Flood advisory issued for South Branch of the Kishwaukee River

    DeKALB – The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory Monday evening for the south branch of the Kishwaukee River until this evening.
    June 16, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Sycamore OKs contract with firefighters union

    SYCAMORE – The City Council on Monday approved a four-year contract with Sycamore’s 26-member firefighter union.
    June 15, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Sandwich man posts bail after fatal collision

    SYCAMORE – A Sandwich man involved in a head-on collision Saturday that killed a North Aurora man and sent his wife to the hospital was released from ...
    June 15, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 fires Brooks principal Shahran Spears

    DeKALB – The room in the Education Center erupted with citizen outburst when the DeKalb Community Unit School District 428 board voted to dismiss Shah ...
    June 16, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Flash flood warning in effect for DeKalb County

    DeKALB – The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for DeKalb County and other surrounding Northern Illinois counties until 10:30 ...
    June 15, 2015 - 6:19 pm
  • Charges brought in fatal Somonauk collision

    SOMONAUK – A Sandwich man faces two counts of aggravated driving under the influence after a head-on collision in Somonauk on Saturday killed a North ...
    June 15, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Sycamore City Council to vote on contract with firefighters union

    SYCAMORE – The City Council will consider approving a four-year agreement with Sycamore’s 26-member firefighter union at a meeting Monday.
    June 14, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Genoa-Kingston School District 424 Board to discuss union deal

    GENOA – The Genoa-Kingston School District 424 Board will hold an amended budget hearing and discuss a collective bargaining agreement with the distri ...
    June 14, 2015 - 11:46 pm
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