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  • DeKalb selects two interns from NIU

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb selected two management interns from Northern Illinois University’s Master of Public Administration program.
    July 14, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Fundraising effort underway to repair DeKalb County Courthouse Civil War memorial

    Ron Maness thinks that an iconic, local monument sitting vandalized for years in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse is a problem that needs to be f ...
    July 15, 2014 - 7:31 am
  • DeKalb City Council OKs $56K contract to review employee compensation

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb is going to take a closer look at employee salaries and benefits. The De ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Grant adding gardens, programs to Hopkins Park

    DeKALB – Julie Eggleston thinks therapeutic recreation is the coolest field of study, and she hopes a state grant spreads that interest to three youth ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • DeKalb Park Board tweaks accounting practices

    DeKALB – After reviewing the DeKalb Park District's accounting practices, park commissioners decided money for Hopkins Pool and the district's golf co ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Domino

    Meet Domino. Domino is a 1-year-old black and white domestic medium hair mix available for adoption ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Expanded Senior Health Fair planned for Thursday

    DeKALB – The 11th annual Senior Health Fair will provide more vendors and services than in years past.
    July 13, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • 700 riders go Biking with Beanzie

    DeKALB – Toney “Beanzie” Xidis hopes his childhood nickname reminds people to let their inner child run loose every once in a while.
    July 13, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Perry Road bridge closing for replacement

    DeKALB – The Perry Road bridge over Battle Creek, between Somonauk Road and Chase Road, will be closed beginning July 21 for replacement.
    July 13, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Online voter registration available in 4 languages

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County is offering online voter registration in four languages. Registration can b ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Training underway for screening at-risk youth

    DeKALB – Officials from around DeKalb County will begin training this week for a screening program designed to help rehabilitate delinquent youth.
    July 13, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • DeKalb’s tax increment financing districts approaching retirement

    DeKALB – In four years, Barb City Manor will have $100,000 less a year to spend on improvements to its aging facility, a fact administrator Maureen Ge ...
    July 13, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Tips sought on vandalism at Waterman home

    WATERMAN – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about vandalism to a home in Waterman that occurred over the holiday weekend.
    July 12, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • New trees planned for DeKalb Nature Trail

    DeKALB – It’s time for new trees on the DeKalb Nature Trail, park board members have decided.“We’ve ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • 39 tickets, arrests in roadside safety check

    ELGIN – Between the evening of July 3 and morning of July 4, there were 39 citations and arrests at a roadside safety check on Annie Glidden Road nort ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:23 am
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