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  • 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
  • Buena Vista Golf Course in DeKalb now offers footgolf

    DeKALB – At first, Kevin Beverley, a clubhouse employee of Buena Vista Golf Course in DeKalb, wasn’t too sure about having footgolf at his course. But ...
    June 14, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • City of DeKalb finds more than half of roads are in failing or prefailing condition

    DeKALB – More than half of the city’s roads are in failing or prefailing condition, and it would cost $9 million a year to maintain them, according to ...
    June 15, 2015 - 2:04 pm
  • 3M plans expansion in DeKalb; project may not bring increase in jobs

    DeKALB – St. Paul, Minnesota-based 3M plans to build a 987,000-square-foot distribution center adjacent to its existing facility in DeKalb’s Park 88, ...
    June 14, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • From corn to classic cars, festival season underway in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – It’s festival season in DeKalb County. Communities throughout area are hosting more than 15 ...
    June 13, 2015 - 1:23 am
  • NIU tours to give students, parents view beyond campus confines

    DeKALB – When prospective students and their families tour Northern Illinois University’s DeKalb campus this summer, they’ll also get to see what else ...
    June 13, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • DeKalb man faces DUI, drug charges after rollover crash

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man was charged with driving under the influence, drug possession and other crimes after a rollover crash late Thursday.
    June 13, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • D-428 board to consider dismissal of Brooks Elementary principal

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 Board has called a special meeting Monday to discuss the dismissal of Brooks Elementary School Principal Shahr ...
    June 13, 2015 - 1:57 pm
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