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  • Farmers, agribusinesses connect at Northern Illinois Farm Show

    DeKALB – Brett Stoxen spends more time tightening bolts and polishing equipment in the days leading up to the Northern Illinois Farm Show than he norm ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Genoa businesses are optimistic about the future

    GENOA – Corner Grill on Main in Genoa owner Ted Aretos said he has seen more customers and was able to expand within the past two years.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • D-424 contract negotiations underway

    GENOA – Genoa-Kingston District 424 leaders and Genoa-Kingston Education Association are meeting Thursday for their third negotiation session for a ne ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Sycamore man’s truck collides with snowplow

    A Sycamore man damaged his truck when he attempted to pass a DeKalb County snowplow on Peace Road about 4:45 a.m. Tuesday.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Bitter cold cancels DeKalb, other area schools, some some Voluntary Action Center activities

    Wind chills expected to drop to minus-35 degrees have canceled school for districts based in DeKalb, Sycamore, Kirkland and Genoa-Kingston, as well so ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Sycamore couple regrouping after Plank Road house fire

    SYCAMORE – At six months pregnant, Michelle and John Fabrizius knew where they would bring their first son to call home.
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Meeting on University Village changes Wednesday

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb is reminding residents of the University Village apartments about a special meeting on the potential rezoning of the compl ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • DeKalb County's new program offers space for child-custody exchanges

    DeKALB – A new service beginning Tuesday will provide DeKalb County parents with a middleman to keep their children out of potential squabbling during ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Crystal Lake woman with MS to participate on global sailing trip

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A critical care technician at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, Colleen Fegan looked at the telephone handset she held and just couldn’t ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Plank Road traffic diverted for house fire north of Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Firefighters from eight departments responded to a fire at a house at 15520 Plank Road in rural Sycamore, after a passer-by reported it abo ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 5:17 pm
  • Kishwaukee College faculty union files intent-to-strike notice

    MALTA – The Kishwaukee College Education Association on Monday filed an intent to strike notice that would allow faculty to walk out as early as Jan. ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • DeKalb County braces for snowy blast

    DeKALB – After the least snowy December on record, meteorologists warn that DeKalb County residents should prepare for days of frigid payback.
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • More snow, bitter cold predicted this week for DeKalb County

    This weekend’s snowfall was but a prelude to a symphony of strong winds, bitterly cold temperatures and more snow, according to a National Weather Ser ...
    Jan. 4, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Health businesses in DeKalb County work to maintain New Year's resolution boon

    Denise Waters had another name for her New Year’s resolution, since New Year’s Eve is also her birthday: “Old-age resolution.”
    Jan. 4, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Illinois Supreme Court to hear pension reform bill

    How the Illinois Supreme Court rules on the pension reform law will have profound effects on the troubled state budget and the taxpayers who fund it.
    Jan. 4, 2015 - 10:02 pm
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