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  • Pioneer Day gives attendees lesson in history

    GENOA – For Holly Quinn’s children, Sunday was a perfect day to step away from technology and play games of days gone by.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • City plans for sustainable future

    DeKALB – Members of DeKalb’s Citizen Environmental Commission want to know what residents think should be the guiding environmental sustainability pri ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Longtime DeKalb couple says football a big part of their lives

    DeKALB – Barbara Heimerdinger remembers watching from the sidelines as a cheerleader as her husband, Bob, played football at Northern Illinois Univers ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Face time with Michelle Groeper

    DeKALB – After years in the corporate world, Michelle Groeper feels at home surrounded by the chitter chatter of the animals at Tails Humane Society.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Photos: Fire Training in Waterman

    Images of a fire training that took part in the Deerfield Crossing development in Waterman on Saturday.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Resurfacing work on Peace Road begins Monday

    SYCAMORE – Drivers might want to avoid a stretch along Peace Road on Monday as construction crews begin work on a resurfacing project.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Firefighters collect funds for MDA

    SYCAMORE – Few people stopped at the intersection of Somonauk and Elm streets in Sycamore on Friday without donating at least some spare change to Syc ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Election judges sought for November vote

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder’s office is seeking people to serve as election judges for the Nov. 4 general election.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Tyler Elementary School overhaul among summer projects in DeKalb School District 428

    DeKALB – When principal Andria Mitchell first walked around and felt the doors of newly renovated Tyler Elementary School in DeKalb, she cried.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Sycamore students take ‘ice bucket challenge’

    SYCAMORE – Southeast Elementary third-graders learned the importance of helping others while celebrating the end of the first week of school Friday.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Edgebrook Manor Apartments condemned; DeKalb residents displaced

    DeKALB – As students moved into Northern Illinois University residence halls Friday, senior Jordan Lanum was trying to figure out where he would live ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Thousands arrive on NIU move-in day

    DeKALB – If Emily Parczany is going to stay at Northern Illinois University, she's going to need a few things. Topping the list for the 18-year-old fr ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • 33rd Corn Classic 3K/10K set to run Saturday

    The 33rd annual Corn Classic 3K/10K will be held Saturday, beginning at Huntley Middle School. The 3 ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Report: About $245,340 will be spent to raise a child born in 2013

    DeKALB – Kris Collin attributes the growing cost of raising children to “all the extras.” Collin, of ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Cademon Brewing may open by Oct. 1

    GENOA – When Andrew Nordman and Brian Matejka were finally able to move their brewery business into a space in downtown Genoa, they celebrated with a ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:12 pm
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