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  • DeKalb County road crews ready for winter weather

    DeKALB – With thousands of tons of salt at their disposal, officials watching over DeKalb County’s roads say they are ready for whatever this winter b ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • DeKalb County's Fixin Feral Felines are stray-cat saviors

    SYCAMORE – Almost every night, Jane Kosek feeds a group of seven feral cats at Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park near Sycamore in hopes of eventually ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • DeKalb couple accused of sexually assaulting a teen in Cortland

    SYCAMORE – Two DeKalb residents remained in DeKalb County Jail on Monday on allegations that they sexually assaulted a teenager in May, authorities sa ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Feed My Starving Children meal tally tops 1 million

    SYCAMORE – By midday Saturday, Greg Howells knew the Feed My Starving Children mobile packing event he and three others were hosting wasn’t going to j ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Legislators predict an uneventful veto session

    SPRINGFIELD – Local lawmakers are predicting quiet on the Springfield front when it reconvenes later this week in the months before the January sweari ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Face of FFA evolving

    MALTA – Before Katie Arndt joined FFA she felt belittled by students who didn’t understand her life growing up on a pig farm in Malta.
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Adams Township neutral on question of marijuana facility

    LELAND – Could marijuana put Leland on the map?Residents and community leaders attended an Adams Tow ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:34 pm
  • Nov. 16 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:39 pm
  • DeKalb Public Works continues leaf collection

    DeKALB – DeKalb’s Department of Public Works will continue its annual loose leaf collection through Nov. 26.
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Drivers urged to use caution in snowy weather

    DeKALB – Authorities are reminding residents to use caution while driving in snowy conditions after a few minor car accidents took place over the week ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • The Federated Church of Sycamore hosts Thanksgiving meal

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb resident Kim Foster had a lot to be thankful for Sunday before she shared a Thanksgiving meal with her family at her Sycamore church ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:39 pm
  • Photos: Spartans end season with 23-13 loss to Geneseo

    Images from the game on Saturday. ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • Face Time With ... Katharina Barbe

    DeKALB — Katharina Barbe enjoys teaching her students about her days living in West Berlin, when the Berlin Wall surrounded the western part of the ma ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • DeKalb consolidates staff at City Hall

    DeKALB – DeKalb City Hall is a one-stop shop, housing more than 40 city employees.The city’s buildin ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • DeKalb County Feed My Starving Children's event has goal of packaging 1 million meals

    SYCAMORE – At 82, John Launer was volunteering with others younger than half his age, packaging food for malnourished children abroad.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 12:02 am
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