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  • Tips sought in Genoa, Sycamore incidents

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a fence that was damaged and about items missing from the Genoa cemetery.
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Voter registration continues through Tuesday

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County residents who have not registered to vote can do so and cast a ballot through 7 p.m. Tuesday.
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • DeKalb County school districts’ test scores largely beat average

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 Superintendent Doug Moeller is already looking ahead to the next school year as officials prepare for revamping st ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Northern Illinois University wishes Bill Nicklas a happy retirement with party

    DeKALB – When Bill Nicklas first came to Northern Illinois University after being hired as an associate vice president in 2011, he wasn’t sure how he’ ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • DeKalb County Clerk hopefuls vie for votes

    SYCAMORE – Both candidates for DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder have held elected office before and are both looking to be elected as the county’s rec ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • 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
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