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  • Occupational programs gain popularity at Kishwaukee College

    MALTA – If money were not a factor, Brad Bocker would consider attending a four-year university rather than pursuing a two-year program at Kishwaukee ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Latest proposal for sober housing in DeKalb County raises questions from board

    SYCAMORE – The newest proposal to land a sober living house in Sycamore was met with many questions from DeKalb County Board members.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • No injuries reported in Peace Road crash

    SYCAMORE – No injuries were reported in a crash that snarled traffic about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday on Peace Road south of Brickville Road.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Four-year prison sentence issued for DeKalb man in stalking case

    SYCAMORE – Sherry Carlson thinks prison is appropriate for the 73-year-old DeKalb man who was convicted of stalking her.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Pancake breakfast to be held Saturday at Sycamore Fire Department

    The Sycamore Fire Preservation Company Ltd. will host a pancake breakfast and open house at the Sycamore Fire Department from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 1:06 pm
  • Jacobson maintains 1st Ward residency after selling frat house

    DeKALB – First Ward Alderman David Jacobson sold the fraternity house in DeKalb where he used to live, but said it doesn’t have any influence on his r ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Scouts invited to learn about American flag

    The General John Stark Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will display 50 historic American flags at an event for th ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • KishHealth highlights emergency cardiac tools

    DeKALB – Physician Todd Barrowclift was in the middle of working 14-hour shifts at Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb when he became a patient after suffer ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • DeKalb establishes timeline for developing inspection program

    DeKALB – Mike Coghlan, the lawyer representing two local business organizations, said he doesn’t want city staff to serve as spokespeople for those gr ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Chilling temperatures expected for next 10 days – at least

    Is this cold, blustery weather so typical of January here to stay?The verdict is still out, but it’s ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • DeKalb County schools celebrate veterans

    SYCAMORE – Respecting veterans has been part of retired Army Spc. Tim Stewart's life in a military family, but now he's the one receiving handshakes a ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • DeKalb aldermen give initial OK to increase property taxes

    DeKALB – Amid promises the actual tax increase will be lower, DeKalb aldermen Monday narrowly gave initial approval to increasing property taxes by ne ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • DeKalb school resource officer begins deployment on Veterans Day

    For the first time, Jose Jaques will be spending this Thanksgiving, Christmas and his entire spring break overseas in Afghanistan.
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Conditions improved for DeKalb women in crash

    Two DeKalb women remained in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford on Monday, although their conditions had improved since a crash early Sunday m ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • Local contest determines best sandwich in Sandwich

    SANDWICH – Sandwich officials countered Dairy Queen’s suggestion that the city change its name to promote the fast-food chain’s new menu item with a p ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 9:21 pm
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