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  • Face Time With Pat Bragg

    Pat Bragg has been birding for 20 years, moving from DeKalb to rural Sycamore about six years ago, partially to cultivate a habitat to support blue bi ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Sycamore getting new fire engine thanks to FEMA

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Fire Department is replacing a 35-year-old fire engine with a modern one, thanks to a grant from the Federal Emergency Management ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Driving review course offered to DeKalb-area residents

    DeKALB – A Rules of the Road review course will be available for all DeKalb-area residents.Secretary ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • DeKalb event to distribute school supplies, other resources

    DeKALB – Treveda Redmond just wants children to have the chance to be successful in the classroom.An ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Sycamore’s Turning Back Time Car Show keeps cruising

    SYCAMORE – Chuck Criswell thinks Glenn "Fizz" Ehrler would be on cloud nine if he could see what the Turning Back Time weekend car show is today.
    July 28, 2014 - 12:52 am
  • Malta celebrates cowboys with mounted shooting event

    DeKALB – With each pop from his pistol, 11-year-old Austin “Tuff Cookie” Cook claimed another balloon with the help of his galloping horse.
    July 27, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Groundbreaking kicks off DeKalb Public Library’s expansion

    DeKALB – DeKalb Public Library Director Dee Coover saw Saturday’s groundbreaking for the $24 million library expansion as a remarkable moment in DeKal ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Photos: National Day of the Cowboy

    Images from the mounted shooting competition in Malta on Saturday. ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Kishwaukee Fest parade features Mini Abe and candy

    DeKALB – For William Zaver, the Kishwaukee Fest parade is all about the candy. “I like picking the c ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Genoa library breaks ground on major expansion

    GENOA – Genoa Public Library Director Jen Barton got teary-eyed with emotion during her speech Friday at the groundbreaking ceremony for the library e ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • DeKalb County Sheriff: No 'startling developments' in Schulz investigation

    SYCAMORE – Authorities are waiting for toxicology test results to make a determination about the death of Steven Schulz, whose body was found earlier ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Rifkin attorney: Ban former NIU police leaders from testifying in rape case

    SYCAMORE – The former Northern Illinois University police officer accused of sexually assaulting a student off duty and off campus is asking a judge t ...
    July 26, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • NIU staff member on leave over campus water testing

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University employee in charge of testing campus water has been placed on paid administrative leave after officials determ ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Woodstock chef comes out on top in Hell's Kitchen finale

    WOODSTOCK – After video of Scott Commings walking through a door to a waiting crowd to tell him he won season 12 of Hell’s Kitchen played on the TV, t ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Kishwaukee Fest parade downtown tonight

    DeKALB – The 5th annual Lincoln Highway Parade will step off at 7 p.m. today with Abraham Lincoln impersonator George Buss serving as marshal as part ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:04 am
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