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  • 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 - 5:24 pm
  • DeKalb's Jacobson, O'Leary announce re-election campaigns

    DeKALB – First Ward Ald. David Jacobson and 7th Ward Ald. Monica O'Leary announced this week they will try to retain their seats on the DeKalb City Co ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 2:14 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 - 11:57 am
  • 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
  • County Board District 8 candidates consider budget, sober house

    DeKALB – Finding ways to bring in more revenue to ensure DeKalb County has a balanced budget will be a top priority for the candidates vying for a Cou ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Minor damage reported in Sycamore mulch fire

    SYCAMORE – No one was injured during a mulch fire Tuesday morning at an apartment complex in Sycamore, fire officials said.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • NIU Foundation suggests relocating Annie Glidden house

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Foundation officials decided the 113-year-old home a group of DeKalb County residents wanted to restore will hav ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • NIU grad takes home top award at annual annual reception

    DeKALB – Wendy West-Krauch spent little time talking about herself after receiving the 2014 Athena Award on Tuesday.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Photos: 2014 Athena Awards

    Images from the Athena Awards on Tuesday evening. ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • Passenger in Monday crash remains critical

    SYCAMORE – Two Sycamore teenagers remained hospitalized, one in critical condition, after a Monday crash in which the vehicle they were riding in left ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • More than 120 DeKalb County officers train to use Narcan

    DeKALB – More than once in his nearly 20-year police career, DeKalb Community Relations officer Chad McNett has arrived at a scene to find someone unc ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:08 pm
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