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  • County Zero Waste task force proposal OK’d by committee

    SYCAMORE – County Zero Waste task force members hope that in the future their priorities can be expanded and recycling opportunities can be provided f ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • DeKalb Corn Fest road closures start today

    DeKALB – Some downtown DeKalb roads will close at 3 p.m. today in preparation for Corn Fest, which runs Friday through Sunday.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • DeKalb police say four still wanted in drug investigation

    DeKALB – Police have so far arrested nine of the 13 people recently charged after a months-long drug investigation in DeKalb, authorities said.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Aug. 27 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 ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • 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
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