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  • DeKalb County firefighters practice handling hazardous materials

    DeKALB – As three firefighters rolled open the back of a box truck at the DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport on Thursday, a cloud of chemical vapor billo ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:05 pm
  • Sycamore hydrant flushing continues

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Water Department will continue flushing fire hydrants through Thursday. All hydrants will be flushed between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:50 am
  • DeKalb WWII veteran takes Honor Flight trip

    DeKALB – For days, Jim Rogers has been thinking about the World War II monument in Washington, D.C.R ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • County budget of $77.1M proposed

    SYCAMORE – As the DeKalb County prepares its 2015 budget, finance committee members have chosen to consider ways to make up to $400,000 in possible ge ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • DeKalb man again accused of stalking

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man convicted earlier this year of aggravated stalking and violating an order of protection now is accused of the same offenses agai ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Police: DNA links DeKalb man to 2012 attack

    DeKALB – It has been almost two years since a DeKalb man told police he was beaten up while he was sleeping in his apartment, and now, a suspect is in ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Sept. 17 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. 17, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Enrollment underway for LIHEAP

    DeKALB – The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program is now open for enrollment.The program opened ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Photos: Welcome Home Jim Rogers

    Images from the Honor Flight welcome-home celebration at Midway Airport on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Bears Chairman McCaskey enjoys the anonymity of life far from Chicago

    Note to readers: This story first published in the sixth edition of Chicago Football (the magazine), which appeared on news stands beginning Sept. ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • DeKalb woman airlifted from Route 38 crash

    CORTLAND – A 58-year-old DeKalb woman was airlifted to OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford on Wednesday after her vehicle drifted across the ce ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Sycamore council’s pay remains the same

    SYCAMORE – City Council members decided not to raise their pay at this week’s council meeting.State ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • Sycamore codes now reflects medical marijuana law

    SYCAMORE – City code was amended Monday night to reflect statewide changes with medical marijuana legalization.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • Sewer backup forces DeKalb couple out of rental home

    DeKALB – When Spring Johansson first noticed a small leak from a pipe in the basement of her DeKalb home after she used her dishwasher last week, she ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Crash near Genoa started with spilled coffee

    GENOA – A Kirkland truck driver spilled coffee on his lap about 5:40 a.m., which caused him to swerve and crash into an oncoming truck that ultimately ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:02 pm
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