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  • Toilet Bowl Challenge flush with popularity

    MAPLE PARK – Now in its 10th year, the Toilet Bowl Challenge has become a signature event at the Maple Park Fun Fest, which is being held Saturday thr ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • DeKalb commercial building owners await new inspection rules

    DeKALB – Building owner Arch Richoz doesn’t know what to expect from a DeKalb proposal that would revamp how the city inspects commercial and industri ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • D-427 approves budget; financial woes looming

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore School District 427 board approved its budget for this school year Tuesday, while acknowledging that by the next school year, ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Hiawatha students taken off bus after fire extinguisher incident

    KIRKLAND – A short burst of chemicals released from a fire extinguisher on a Hiawatha School District 426 bus Tuesday morning was a matter of student ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • DeKalb man sent to prison for drugs

    SYCAMORE – A 26-year-old DeKalb man originally accused of threatening to kill a pizza delivery driver for stealing his marijuana was sentenced to pris ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • University Plaza plan meets resistance

    DeKALB – DeKalb landlords and residents have questions about an Alabama-based developer’s plans to convert University Plaza from private dormitories i ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Oncken still considering his County Board status

    SYCAMORE – A week after DeKalb County Board members filled two vacancies, board member Riley Oncken is still considering quitting because of questions ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • DeKalb City Council’s makeup about to change

    DeKALB – Third Ward Alderwoman Kristen Lash and 5th Ward Alderman Ron Naylor will not seek re-election to their DeKalb City Council seats in April.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park buyout almost completed

    SYCAMORE – Robert Baird was adamant that his family stay in Sycamore, even though they have to move out of Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Genoa woman wins groomer of the year

    Lisa Leady of Genoa was presented with the Mobile Groomer of the Year Award at the Cardinal Crystal Grooming Achievement Awards, the competitive dog g ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • DeKalb City Council bans smoking on patios

    DeKALB – Public patios in DeKalb will be smoke free under changes to city law DeKalb aldermen approved Monday, although not all aldermen support the b ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Tenants of condemned Edgebrook Manor finding homes

    DeKALB – Jordan Lanum felt relieved Monday knowing he wouldn’t be homeless when he started classes at Northern Illinois University.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Return to the roost: More 25- to 34-year-olds move back in with parents

    SYCAMORE – Since 21-year-old Jake Olson can’t afford to live on his own as he used to, he has moved back in with his parents in Sycamore.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • DeKalb firefighters respond to car fire in shopping center parking lot

    DeKALB – DeKalb firefighters doused a Pontiac Grand Prix that caught fire about 11 a.m. today in the Big Lots parking lot at 1700 Sycamore Road in DeK ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Firefighters take part in training exercise in Waterman

    WATERMAN – Firefighters from several local departments responded to a staged scene in Waterman on Saturday morning that included two cars engulfed in ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:46 pm
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