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  • 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
  • New judge Phil Montgomery pays tribute to mom after taking oath

    SYCAMORE – Sue Montgomery wasn’t among the dozens of people who packed a third-floor DeKalb County Courtroom to see her son, Phil, become a judge Frid ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • ‘Signature Show’ now on display at The Art Box in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Linda Thornton Peterson wants all her Northern Illinois University colleagues to know that the former mental health counselor can paint.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Projects sought for next NIU Cares Day in April

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University is looking for local projects that students will volunteer their time to work on this spring. Interested parties ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:24 pm
  • Illinois Secretary of State services to be available on NIU campus

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University students, staff and local residents will be able to renew their licenses and take advantage of other Secretary o ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Rep. Kinzinger staff to visit Genoa, meet with constituents

    GENOA – U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger is holding traveling office hours in Genoa next week.Staffers from ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Tips sought on theft of silver bar in Fairdale

    FAIRDALE – Authorities are looking for additional information regarding a Fairdale burglary that happened sometime over the last several weeks.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • DeKalb won't push tax levy as high as first indicated

    DeKALB – DeKalb property owners could see an increase in their taxes next year, but likely not by 10 percent.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • NIU student raises money for explosive disposal veterans

    DeKALB – Many friends of Justin Hamilton, a former explosive ordnance disposal technician, have been killed or wounded overseas.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Photos: Ellwood House Decorated for Christmas

    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Ellwood House halls decked for the holidays

    DeKALB – The holidays have already started at the Ellwood House Museum with dazzling Christmas trees, twinkling crystal centerpieces and lavish wreath ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Another string of catalytic converter thefts reported in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Police are investigating another string of catalytic converter thefts from the last week or so that left Northern Illinois University student ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • 'It's a tragedy': Dog attacked, killed by coyote

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles resident Diane Sturkey now knows the sad result that can happen when living in a suburban area around coyotes that no longer ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Goodfellows of Genoa-Kingston fundraising for Christmas distribution

    GENOA – Kingston resident Lana Haines saw countless children come through Genoa-Kingston School District 424 in her 23 years as a third-grade teacher, ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 12:36 am
  • Demolition underway at Wurlitzer site in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Crews will spend the next month or so demolishing much of the former Wurlitzer Co. building, which collapsed more than two years ago.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:44 pm
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