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  • July 16 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 ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Homecoming Heroes grant aids Kingston veteran in transition to civilian life

    KINGSTON – Army veteran Darnell Smith had $63 in his checking account this spring when the transmission in his 2004 Chevrolet Blazer needed to be repl ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Owner: Otto's could close permanently

    DeKALB – Otto's in downtown DeKalb could be closed permanently after the owner decided to surrender the music venue's liquor license.
    July 15, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Crime Mugs, July 2014

    A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the state’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable dou ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Comedian Nick Swardson coming to Egyptian Theatre

    DeKALB – Tickets go on sale Friday for comedian Nick Swardson’s Sept. 17 performance at the Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb.
    July 14, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • DeKalb selects two interns from NIU

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb selected two management interns from Northern Illinois University’s Master of Public Administration program.
    July 14, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Fundraising effort underway to repair DeKalb County Courthouse Civil War memorial

    Ron Maness thinks that an iconic, local monument sitting vandalized for years in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse is a problem that needs to be f ...
    July 15, 2014 - 7:31 am
  • DeKalb City Council OKs $56K contract to review employee compensation

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb is going to take a closer look at employee salaries and benefits. The De ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Grant adding gardens, programs to Hopkins Park

    DeKALB – Julie Eggleston thinks therapeutic recreation is the coolest field of study, and she hopes a state grant spreads that interest to three youth ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • DeKalb Park Board tweaks accounting practices

    DeKALB – After reviewing the DeKalb Park District's accounting practices, park commissioners decided money for Hopkins Pool and the district's golf co ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Domino

    Meet Domino. Domino is a 1-year-old black and white domestic medium hair mix available for adoption ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Expanded Senior Health Fair planned for Thursday

    DeKALB – The 11th annual Senior Health Fair will provide more vendors and services than in years past.
    July 13, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • 700 riders go Biking with Beanzie

    DeKALB – Toney “Beanzie” Xidis hopes his childhood nickname reminds people to let their inner child run loose every once in a while.
    July 13, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Perry Road bridge closing for replacement

    DeKALB – The Perry Road bridge over Battle Creek, between Somonauk Road and Chase Road, will be closed beginning July 21 for replacement.
    July 13, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Online voter registration available in 4 languages

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County is offering online voter registration in four languages. Registration can b ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:51 pm
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