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  • 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
  • Sept. 19 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 ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb woman injured in crash near Malta

    MALTA – A 32-year-old DeKalb woman was treated at and released from Kishwaukee Hospital Friday after an on-coming driver drove into her lane and her c ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Thousands flock to Huskie Stadium for Castle Challenge

    DeKALB – After watching her son help defeat Sycamore High School’s sophomore football team Friday, Tracee Coyle wanted to see DeKalb High School’s var ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • DeKalb County Drug Court's latest graduates grateful for program

    SYCAMORE – Since joining DeKalb County’s drug court program last year, Willis Yurs has already repaired some of the strained relationships he once had ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:00 am
  • Sept. 18 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 ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • NIU’s budget has small surplus

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s trustees unanimously approved a budget for this academic year with a small surplus, despite declining state ai ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Focusing on the positive: Brian R. King helps others cope with ADHD, autism spectrum disorder

    DeKALB – DeKalb resident Brian R. King used to get phone calls at least three times a week from school officials about his 6-year-old son’s behavior p ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Photos: DeKalb 3, Sycamore 1

    Images from the soccer match up in Sycamore. ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 7:20 pm
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