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  • DeKalb police seize 6 kilos of heroin, arrest two men

    DeKALB – Police said they seized $1.4 million worth of heroin and arrested two men – one from Anaheim, California – on major drug charges after police ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:00 am
  • Thanksgiving: Waterman farmer’s favorite holiday

    WATERMAN – Thanksgiving is Robert Kauffman’s favorite holiday. He’s been raising turkeys on Ho-Ka Turkey Farm, named after his grandfather Howard Kauf ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Police: Drunken driver left trail of damage at Shabbona Lake State Park

    SHABBONA – Amy B. Paprocki left a trail of damaged trees, broken posts and car bits as she drove under the influence of drugs and alcohol through Shab ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:50 am
  • DeKalb County officials urge caution for evening commute

    Linda Young had little trouble getting to work at Armor Technologies in DeKalb in the freezing rain ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • DeKalb, Sycamore downtowns kick off holiday shopping season

    SYCAMORE – Six-year-old Aiden Gagalski and his mother, Laura, were on a mission. The Sycamore reside ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:45 am
  • Three injured in Friday crash on Peace Road

    DeKALB – Three people were taken to Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb with injuries that were not life-threatening after a crash Friday on Peace Road at B ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • DeKalb levy to get public hearing

    DeKALB – DeKalb residents will have a chance to voice their opinions on the city's proposed tax levy at the DeKalb City Council meeting today.
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Sycamore Elks raise money with Chili Cook-Off

    SYCAMORE – For Sycamore firefighter Brian P. Thompson, it’s all about the meat.Thompson was one of t ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • DeKalb aldermen to vote on update to liquor code

    DeKALB – DeKalb leaders today will update a section of the city’s liquor code they strategically left out when revising it three years ago.
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Crystal Lake area stable fire likely killed 32 horses

    Tyson and Amber Bauman stood in mist and rain Sunday morning as firefighters monitored the still smoldering stables where fire officials believe as ma ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • DeKalb County Crime Stoppers seek tips about stolen electronics

    CORTLAND – Police are seeking information about electronic components used in studio-recording and DJ equipment that were stolen from a self-storage u ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Sycamore names police chief

    SYCAMORE – Glenn Theriault took the exam to apply to be a police officer at his brothers’ insistence, expecting to be rejected and go to law school in ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Time capsule discovered by DeKalb Park District workers during Adventures in Barbland demolition

    DeKALB – DeKalb Park District leaders have figured out where to move memorial bricks from Adventures in Barbland playground, but now they need to answ ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Home heating assistance available from LIHEAP

    DeKalb County residents who need help with their home heating bills this winter can appeal to the Illinois Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Shabbona Lake walleye population helped by donations, fishing derby fees

    SHABBONA – Rick Failla drove to Shabbona Lake State Park on Thursday to check the ice on the lake and wound up dropping a few hundred walleye into it ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:35 pm
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