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  • Officeholders running unopposed re-elected

    Several state and county officeholders faced no opposition in Tuesday’s election, making another term in office a given.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Doug Johnson elected to full DeKalb County Clerk term

    SYCAMORE – Doug Johnson was elected Tuesday to continue serving as the DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder, a position he has held since being appointed ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Democrats capture majority on DeKalb County Board

    SYCAMORE – Democrats will control the DeKalb County Board for the first time since 2006 after winning the two seats they needed in Tuesday’s contested ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Randy Hultgren, Adam Kinzinger return to Congress

    Both Republican Congressmen representing DeKalb County are headed back to Washington for their third terms, as Randy Hultgren and Adam Kinzinger beat ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Live Results: Election Central 2014

    Click here for live, updated results for the 2014 November Election ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 7:00 pm
  • Photos: Midterm Election in DeKalb County

    On November 4, 2014, DeKalb County opened polling at 6 a.m. and closed the polls at 7 p.m. as votes started rolling in for some of the county's contes ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:17 am
  • Barbed Wire Betties host home roller derby bout

    DeKalb’s own roller derby team, the Barbed Wire Betties, will host their first home bout Saturday at Huntley Middle School, 1515 S. Fourth St., DeKalb ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • DeKalb native's smartphone app idea wins college Brave Pitch competition

    DeKALB – DeKalb native Victoria VonBergen’s idea for creating a smartphone application that professionalizes past social media posts started during an ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb County voters go to polls to select Illinois governor, county board members and county clerk

    SYCAMORE – Each election season brings new rules and laws that Chief Deputy Elections Clerk Mary Lynn Meisch has to commit to memory.
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Shodeen goes ahead with demolition of Pearl Street site as action on TIF plan stalls in DeKalb City Council

    DeKALB – After years of owning the property, Shodeen Construction officials are clearing about 120 trees and plan to raze a dozen blighted buildings a ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • University Village settles discrimination lawsuit with family, agrees to pay $255K

    DeKALB – RAMP Center for Independent Living Executive Director Julie Bosma hopes a discrimination lawsuit settlement with University Village will redu ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Oberweis aims to unseat Durbin in senate race

    Incumbent Dick Durbin wants another term in his U.S. Senate seat, and state. Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, wants to keep him out of it.
    Nov. 2, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Jonamac smashes pumpkins to mark end of the orchard’s season

    MALTA – Oyster Phetsisouk and her two children had a lot of fun launching their old pumpkins at the pumpkin demolition event at Jonamac Orchard.
    Nov. 2, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Sandwich, Franklin Township pursuing electrical aggregation referendums

    SANDWICH – Voters in the City of Sandwich and Franklin Township will decide Tuesday if they want to be able to use an electrical supplier other than C ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • Face Time With Bob Hadley

    SYCAMORE – Bob Hadley hopes that just by sitting in a courtroom, he is making sure domestic violence victims are being treated fairly in the legal pro ...
    Nov. 2, 2014 - 10:56 pm
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