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  • Pumpkin harvest helps many local farms

    SYCAMORE – Dean Johnson has more than 50 varieties of pumpkins growing on about three acres of his Sycamore farm, ranging from orange ones with white ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Face Time With ... Donna Langford

    DeKALB – Donna Langford learns a little more about the importance of the agricultural innovations born in DeKalb County daily.
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Firefighter group aims to restore fire engine

    DeKALB – Payton Chesser might have come to the DeKalb Fire Department for the pancakes, but it was sliding down an old fire pole that kept him going b ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Fantasy Fest aims to attract reluctant readers

    DeKALB – Don your favorite character’s wardrobe or attend fantasy book panel discussions, and you get a free book and help support community literacy.
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Hinckley-Big Rock’s student royalty unveiled

    HINCKLEY – Hinckley-Big Rock High School senior Karrigan Cowan said she would have been happy no matter who was named homecoming queen Friday.
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Annie Glidden Agrarian Society holding meeting today

    DeKALB – Leaders of the Annie Glidden Agrarian Society will hold an open meeting at 9:30 a.m. today for the public to hear the proposal for the preser ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • DeKalb County sees 36 percent drop in foreclosures for year ending in August

    DeKALB – Almost every morning, a concerned Herbert Rubin walks past the foreclosed home at 628 Culver St. in DeKalb.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • DeKalb County officials don’t sweat local rail traffic – or its cargo

    DeKALB – About 45 times a day, red lights flash, striped gates lower and a freight train rolls through a DeKalb intersection.
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Photos: DeKalb Shuts-out Morris, 42-0

    Images from DeKalb's win over Morris on Friday. ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Genoa-Kingston homecoming parade brings together old, young

    GENOA – While many students searched for coats and blankets during Genoa-Kingston High School's homecoming parade, senior Tony Giorno had a clown getu ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • DeKalb County's 2014 Tribute to Heroes Award winners honored

    MALTA – Franklin and Peg Mall taught their children about the importance of family, even if those people aren’t always related by blood.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 12:41 am
  • Corn Fest distributes funds from NIU jersey auction

    DeKALB – Scoutmaster Cliff Golden was surprised by the amount of money presented to his Boy Scout troop, and he knows the funds will be used to help o ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Rain can’t dampen DeKalb spirit at homecoming rally

    DeKALB – The disappointment Katie Schneider felt when rain got in the way of the homecoming parade quickly faded during a rousing pep rally Thursday.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Waterman man accused of brandishing weapon at work

    WATERMAN – Two misdemeanor warrants were issued Thursday for the 44-year-old Waterman man who brandished a starter gun at a water treatment plant wher ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Hazing case continued; no plea deals reached

    SYCAMORE – The case against five men accused of hazing in connection with the death of Northern Illinois University freshman David Bogenberger was con ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:28 pm
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