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  • North Grove students raise money for Fairdale, huskies

    SYCAMORE – Students at North Grove Elementary School raised money for Teacher Appreciation Week – but victims of the Fairdale tornado and furry Siberi ...
    May 13, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • IDOT officials to seek public opinion in DeKalb on infrastructure needs

    DeKALB – Officials from the Illinois Department of Transportation are coming to DeKalb to hear opinions from residents about the state’s infrastructur ...
    May 12, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • DeKalb City Council meeting: Century States Tower II withdraws request for cellphone tower permit

    DeKALB – Central States Tower II LLC withdrew its request for a special-use permit at the DeKalb City Council meeting Monday, effectively terminating ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • DeKalb’s fiscal 2015 expenditures trending lower

    DeKALB –The general fund balance is trending up for fiscal 2015 and holding steady for fiscal 2016, according to Cathy Haley, DeKalb finance director. ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • ‘Shrek Jr.’ opens Friday at Huntley Middle School

    DeKALB – Differences aren’t necessarily bad.That’s the message Gregor King wants the audience to wal ...
    May 12, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Drug policy, dress code revamped at Sycamore High School

    SYCAMORE – The new high school handbook has been changed to not only forbid alcohol, e-cigarettes and drugs – but anything that resembles drugs, mirro ...
    May 12, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • DeKalb County violent offenses down, less serious infractions still an issue

    DeKALB – The data provided by several DeKalb County police departments showed an overall decline in violent crime and highlighted that less-serious cr ...
    May 13, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • DeKalb athletic director expected to become principal at Huntley Middle School

    DeKALB – After Thomas Kim spent a year as athletic director at DeKalb High, DeKalb School District 428 Superintendent Doug Moeller has asked him to ta ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Sycamore after-school program to end after June

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore School District 427 will continue to host a program for at-risk teens at Sycamore Middle School through June that was originally s ...
    May 11, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Best of Dekalb School District 428 students’ artwork to go on display

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428’s student art show will go on display at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., DeKalb, this week.
    May 11, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Memorial service to honor fallen police officers scheduled

    Sycamore police officer Ryan Hooper plans to honor officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty at a memorial service Friday.
    May 11, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Kishwaukee College Early Childhood Center to close early this summer

    MALTA – The Early Childhood Center at Kishwaukee College will close earlier than usual this summer so crews can remove asbestos found in the flooring ...
    May 11, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • University Plaza renovations underway to convert north tower units to apartments

    DeKalb – University Plaza has officially been granted occupancy allowance on one of its two residential towers and 100 leases have been signed for the ...
    May 11, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Pension reform to be rebooted in wake of Illinois Supreme Court ruling

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University, already facing millions of dollars in state cuts, could be further pinched by the recent Illinois Supreme Court ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Sandwich Antiques Show offers array of items

    SANDWICH – Growing up in Aurora, sisters Sue Tierney and Sally Penson-Gutierrez always have been around antiques.
    May 11, 2015 - 11:51 am
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