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  • Nicor Gas to teach kids about fire safety

    DeKALB – Nicor Gas will teach DeKalb children about fire safety in a couple of weeks during National Fire Prevention Week.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • DeKalb police to accept expired medications

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Police Department will accept unwanted and expired prescription medications on Saturday as part of National Prescription Drug Take ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Hundreds participate in annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s

    DeKALB – It has been almost a year since Tom Oestreicher was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and he hasn’t let it stop him.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Face Time With ... Nick Reineck

    SYCAMORE – For now, Nick Reineck plans to live and stay in Sycamore for a long time.Reineck began wo ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Penguin Project puts children with disabilities in spotlight

    DeKALB – Nicholas Regelbrugge wants to be involved in theater until he’s 40 years old, but he knows he just can’t.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Some DeKalb County voters will see ballot questions

    SYCAMORE – Six referendum questions will be on ballots in DeKalb County this November, including electrical aggregation questions and Sycamore Park Di ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Democrats, Tea Party pitch in to help United Way

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Democrats and Tea Party members were able to find common ground Saturday, coming together for a charity softball game in suppor ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • DeKalb City Clerk Liz Peerboom shares resignation email

    DeKalb City Clerk Liz Peerboom sent Mayor John Rey the following email Friday to resign from her office, effective immediately:
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:04 am
  • Oncken declines committee’s top spot

    DeKALB – Police will be looking for drunk drivers and cars driving erratically this weekend during a roadside safety check.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • DeKalb City Clerk resigns via email

    Note to readers: This story has been changed from its original version to accurately reflect when the office of DeKalb city clerk will next be up fo ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • NIU’s Anthropology Museum receives grant

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s Anthropology Museum recently received its second federal grant in nine months, according to a news release.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Waste Management settles lawsuit in Cortland Elementary School incident

    CORTLAND – The lawsuit the Illinois Attorney General’s Office filed after about 60 students and staff at Cortland Elementary School were sickened by a ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Oncken declines committee chairman position

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board's law and justice committee has a new chairman after Riley Oncken declined his appointment to the position.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Plan to restore Annie Glidden house in NIU’s hands

    DeKALB – Members of a local group trying to save the DeKalb farmhouse where Annie Glidden once lived hope to receive a response from Northern Illinois ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Ex-owner of traveling zoo sued in case involving horses

    By BRENDA SCHORY - bschory@shawmedia.comST. CHARLES – The former owner of a petting zoo, who previou ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:46 pm
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