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  • Photos: DeKalb on to Round 2 with 21-20 win over Marmion Academy

    Images from the first round of playoffs on Friday night. ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Winds cause corn crib fire in Malta

    MALTA – Strong wind knocked down a power line about 8:45 a.m. Friday, sparking a fire that destroyed an old corn crib, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Chief D ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • 14th Congressional District: Hultgren, Anderson emphasize voter turnout

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren and Dennis Anderson, candidates in the 14th Congressional District, have very different political philosophies, but they agre ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • DeKalb County Board District 9 candidates discuss spending, enterprise zone

    DeKALB – In the last few days before Election Day, DeKalb County Board District 9 candidates said they are both knocking on constituents’ doors, but w ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Eastern music meets western audiences

    SYCAMORE – If there’s one thing Sycamore Middle School eighth-grader Athena Ye hopes her classmates learned watching a Chinese band perform, it’s how ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • DeKalb businessman collecting candy for soldiers

    DeKALB – Local businessman Michael Embrey is collecting leftover Halloween candy to send to soldiers overseas.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Officials: Check smoke detector batteries soon

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Fire Department officials asking residents to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors when daylight savi ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • NIU job changes announced as Nicklas retires

    DeKALB – As Northern Illinois University bids top administrator Bill Nicklas a happy retirement, President Douglas Baker is distributing Nicklas' resp ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • DeKalb's Jacobson, O'Leary announce re-election campaigns

    DeKALB – First Ward Ald. David Jacobson and Seventh Ward Ald. Monica O’Leary announced this week they will try to retain their seats on the DeKalb Cit ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Olsen, Kinzinger both emphasize job creation in 16th District race

    A Republican has represented the 16th Congressional District in 95 of the past 97 years, but Democratic challenger Randall Olsen hopes to join the min ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Retirement party for NIU’s Nicklas scheduled for Friday

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University is saying goodbye to one of its top administrators with a retirement party Friday.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • DeKalb resident rallies for Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights amendment

    DeKALB – Had there been a law in Illinois expanding and enforcing the rights of crime victims during legal proceedings, DeKalb resident Jennifer Morro ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Experts offer tips for dental health, donating Halloween candy

    DeKALB – The candy cavalcade starts at Patty Ihm’s house well before Halloween. Candy begins to accu ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb business owners gather input for inspection ordinance

    DeKALB – While the city of DeKalb revises a proposed ordinance for inspecting commercial and industrial businesses, some DeKalb business owners are ga ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • County Board District 4 candidates focused on budget

    SYCAMORE – Joseph Bassett, the challenger in the race for DeKalb County Board member from District 4, thinks one potential solution to the county’s bu ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:50 pm
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