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  • Rough allergy season in DeKalb County ahead, experts say

    The upcoming allergy season could make an allergy sufferer’s eyes water.With winter weather slowly m ...
    April 1, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • After audit, NIU finance boss lays out next steps

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s new finance boss has formed a task force to address issues raised by a state audit released last week.
    April 1, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • rogram to discuss binary view of sexuality

    Northern Illinois University will host a program called “The Gender Binary and LGBTI People: Religious Myth and Medical Malpractice” at 6 p.m. April 9 ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Knodle's Appliance Service Co. marks 20th anniversary

    SYCAMORE – Knodle's Appliance Service Co. will mark its 20th anniversary this month.The business at ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • NIU students invite community to dine

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University students will serve three-course meals from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Thursday at Ellington’s, a student-run restaura ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Crash claims life of Hinckley man

    HINCKLEY – A single-vehicle accident Monday evening claimed the life of a Hinckley man, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.
    April 1, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • DeKalb man claims he was 'blindsided' by city search

    DeKALB – Ray Briggs, 68, said he was caught by surprise Friday when city of DeKalb officials, acting on complaints from neighbors, obtained an adminis ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Sycamore students explore 3-D printing

    SYCAMORE – Amiya Gordon and Grace Gruner brought their industrial technology education to another dimension Tuesday.
    March 31, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Early DeKalb County community consolidated elections see first voters

    SYCAMORE – Rita and Ed Miller were among Tuesday’s first voters at the DeKalb County Administrative Building in Sycamore, where early voting in the co ...
    April 1, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Photos: Barbs defeat Storm, 11-1

    Images from the five-inning softball win for DeKalb on Tuesday. ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Alcohol, speed factors in Kingston man's fatal crash

    KIRKLAND – Alcohol and high speed led to a fatal crash that killed a 25-year-old Kingston man early Monday, authorities said.
    March 31, 2015 - 9:16 am
  • Hinckley Village Board, residents discuss investing in pharmacy

    HINCKLEY– Several community members and some of the Village of Hinckley trustees expressed mixed reactions to a proposed pharmacy that was discussed d ...
    March 31, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Hiawatha School District 426, Genoa-Kingston School District 424 lockdowns caused by social media post

    KIRKLAND – A misinterpreted post on a social media app spooked parents and caused two school districts to go into lockdown mode Monday as students ret ...
    March 31, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Police chase ends in fatal crash near Waterman

    WATERMAN – The driver of a stolen pickup truck led police on a chase for miles Monday between Hinckley and Waterman before he lost control of the vehi ...
    March 31, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Kingston man killed in early morning crash

    KIRKLAND – A 25-year-old Kingston man was killed early Monday in a single-car crash, DeKalb County Sheriff's police said.
    March 31, 2015 - 12:14 am
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