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  • Genoa park board moves forward with budget

    GENOA – With its budget going through the final stages of approval, a potential $160,000 project has captured the attention of the Genoa Park District ...
    July 7, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Odin the police dog visits Hinckley readers

    HINCKLEY – Jason Johnson chose to train his police dog to respond to Polish commands because his family is made up of fluent speakers.
    July 8, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • Sycamore City Council OKs contract for phase 2 of wastewater upgrades

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore city officials hope to move forward with wastewater treatment plant upgrades as soon as possible, pending Illinois Environmental P ...
    July 7, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • SCHRADER: Tale of two cities and their mayors

    The mayors of DeKalb and Livermore, California, have never met, but they have quite a bit in common.
    July 7, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • DeKalb’s Jacob Haish remembered in historic home of rival

    Jacob Haish’s penchant for innovation continued for decades after his famous barbed-wire breakthrough.
    July 7, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Korean War veteran looking for lost ring

    DeKALB – Leon Hodgson can count on one hand the number of times in the past 37 years he’s taken off the ring a fellow Korean War veteran gave him more ...
    July 7, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Sycamore juice bar promotes healthy lifestyle

    SYCAMORE – A former Northern Illinois University instructor is teaming up with a Hawaii native and German woman to open an organic juice bar in Sycamo ...
    July 7, 2014 - 9:08 pm
  • Biking with Beanzie annual ride is Sunday

    Since 1999, about 6,000 bicyclists have traveled the Biking with Beanzie routes at least one, and many have ridden multiple times. The 15th annual rec ...
    July 7, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Bueller

    Meet Bueller. Bueller is a 5-year-old grey and black domestic shorthair mix available for adoption ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Face Time with Barbara Daugherty

    It’s going to be tough for Barbara Daugherty to say goodbye to Victoria’s Crossing.The retail busine ...
    July 6, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • 2 hospitalized in crash near Kingston

    KINGSTON – Two people were hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash that ended in a driving under the influence arrest Friday near Kingston.
    July 6, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Downers Grove man killed in crash near Waterman

    WATERMAN – A Downers Grove man was killed Friday after his motorcycle collided with a van at the intersection of Route 23 and Chicago Road, DeKalb Cou ...
    July 8, 2014 - 8:38 pm
  • Walking tour highlights Sycamore’s finest

    SYCAMORE – Steve Bigolin is always happy to talk about one of his favorite homes in Sycamore, which features a gate with a spiderweb design to fit the ...
    July 6, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • July 6 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    July 6, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • DeKalb to focus on development

    DeKALB – Roger Hopkins plans to have plenty of information waiting for DeKalb's new community development director in October.
    July 6, 2014 - 11:15 pm
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