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  • Fox Valley Older Adult Services closing branches in DeKalb, Aurora

    DeKALB – Sharon Schopfer received invaluable help from Fox Valley Older Adult Services from 2013 to 2014 as she cared for her husband, who suffers fro ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • NIU trustees approve interim budget

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University trustees Thursday approved a $389 million interim budget, and the school anticipates a large loss of state fundi ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Jails and mental illness: Facilities often become warehouses for those with disorders

    SYCAMORE – Jane Low fears the caring, big-hearted brother she grew up with has been lost beneath untreated bipolar disorder that continues to worsen w ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 working on technology backup plans

    DeKALB – With students and teachers more reliant on technology than ever, DeKalb School District 428 officials are working on a plan for technology bl ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Plano man faces murder charges

    A Plano man has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing death of a Sandwich man early Friday morning in P ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 5:48 pm
  • DeKalb Public Library's $25.3M expansion moving forward

    DeKALB – A multimillion dollar project to transform the DeKalb Public Library into a learning center for the digital era is making progress, but a key ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb County Board members ask questions about fiscal 2016 budget proposal

    DeKALB – Protecting jobs and salaries were among the main concerns DeKalb County Board members expressed Wednesday at a question-and-answer session ab ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 middle school soccer teams will help Barb Food Mart

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 middle school soccer teams will face off Sept. 24 to raise funds for the Barb Food Mart. 
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Dinner to raise awareness, money for Opportunity House

    DeKALB – Caprisha Sha-Myra Williams wishes everyone knew how special one of her close friends and her younger cousin really are.
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Fundraisers in honor of Irene Clay will benefit Fairdale relief

    KIRKLAND – A memorial fundraiser in honor of the late Fairdale tornado survivor Irene Clay to benefit rebuilding efforts will be held Sept. 26 in two ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Historic marker for DeKalb corn winged-ear logo dedicated

    DeKALB – One of DeKalb’s most innovative products got a historical marker for its 80th birthday. The ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Irene Clay dies day after home delivered

    KIRKLAND – Irene Clay died Tuesday afternoon with family members at her side reassuring her it was OK to go.
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • Community gears up for DeKalb-Sycamore football game

    DeKALB – About 9,000 people are expected to watch the Barbs face off against the Spartans in Friday’s annual Castle Challenge at Northern Illinois Uni ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Community shows support for police

    DeKALB – When the sun goes down in DeKalb County, porches all around are bathed in blue light as community members choose to publicly announce their s ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • DeKalb EAA to host Hinckley fundraiser

    HINCKLEY – The DeKalb EAA Chapter 241 will host its annual Fly-in/Drive-in/Bike-in Hinckley breakfast from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the Hinckley Airp ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:15 pm
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