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  • 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
  • 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
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