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  • DeKalb County winter weather advisory in effect into Monday

    In its winter weather advisory updated Sunday, the National Weather Service has slightly increased its prediction for snow accumulation overnight and ...
    March 12, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • DeKalb City Council to hear new downtown proposal

    DeKALB – With the City Council greenlighting the Cornerstone redevelopment project during its last meeting, another area business owner is looking to ...
    March 12, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • Cheeky Mama: Mom's crush on J.J. Watt

    The love for my husband is undeniable. For more than a decade he has been the light of my life. Hands down he is my best friend and lover.  
    March 12, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • 'Living Room' support program moves to new office

    DeKALB – The Living Room program offering space and assistance to people dealing with overwhelming life circumstances has moved to a new office.
    March 12, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • DeKalb High School Marching Barbs leave for Ireland

    DeKALB – Around 4 p.m. Sunday, three buses full of people departed the DeKalb High School parking lot. Traveling with them was one bus of luggage and ...
    March 12, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Sycamore student wins DeKalb County Spelling Bee

    MALTA – “Contiguous” was the word that earned Magnus Keswani, 12, of Sycamore an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., to compete in the Scripps ...
    March 13, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Pritchard's office looking for art contest entries

    Artists from middle school and high school are invited to submit original artwork for the 70th Representative District Art Appreciation Contest. 
    March 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Foundation provides grant for Girl Scout program

    DeKalb County Community Foundation has provided a $1,200 grant to support Project Opportunity, a Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois AmeriCorps program p ...
    March 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Girls get hands-on experience at Science Siesta

    Have you ever dreamt of spending the night in a museum? No, this isn’t a movie, it’s Science Siesta.
    March 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Volunteers sought for Wall That Heals

    The Wall That Heals is scheduled to be displayed July 13 through 16 at the Sycamore Park off of Airport Road in Sycamore.
    March 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb's Enharmonic Fusion plans return to New York

    Students in DeKalb High School’s Enharmonic Fusion have their sights set on competing in New York City once again this spring.
    March 11, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • DeKalb High School offers prom dresses to students in need

    DeKALB – High school students unable to afford formal wear for the prom will have an opportunity to receive a free dress courtesy of a partnership bet ...
    March 10, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • DeKalb Cubs fan 1 of 20 to present World Series ring

    DeKALB – Jeff Birtell was 9 years old when he went to his first Cubs game in 1968, a memory that still sticks with him almost 50 years later.
    March 10, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • Photos: Sycamore loses 38-37 to Marengo in boys basketball sectional final

    Sycamore battled Marengo in their boys basketball sectional final at Genoa-Kingston High School on Friday, March 10, 2017 in Genoa. Marengo won 38-37.
    March 10, 2017 - 10:56 pm
  • Photos: John Yanni III appears in court

    John Yanni III of St. Charles, 25, appears before Judge Philip Montgomery on Friday, March 10, 2017 at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore. Yanni ...
    March 10, 2017 - 11:16 am
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