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  • DeKalb announces new finance director

    DeKALB - The finance director for the village of Carpentersville is headed to DeKalb.Cathy Haley, a ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Polar vortex to make return next week

    Despite it being July, jackets may be in order next week as an essence of the dreaded polar vortex is expected to come through the Chicago area.
    July 10, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Bond reduced for DeKalb woman accused of breaking child's arm

    SYCAMORE — A judge drastically reduced the bond of the DeKalb woman accused of breaking two bones in her 5-month-old daughter's arm – but not to an am ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Country music show collects school supplies

    DeKALB – Gary Mullis is hosting the sixth annual Country Music Show for School Supplies from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 20.
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb band concert features eclectic mix of music

    Mark Robinson will be the featured vocalist at the DeKalb Municipal Band’s summer band concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Dee Palmer Band Shell in Hopki ...
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • ‘How to Succeed’ opens today at Stagecoach

    Stage Coach Players presents “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” today through July 20. The show is based on the book by Abe Burrows, ...
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee Fest parade takes a new route

    The fifth Kishwaukee Fest of DeKalb County will feature a variety of events around DeKalb County.The ...
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Train safety seminar in Maple Park aims to prevent tragedies

    MAPLE PARK – Visitors who headed to Wednesday night's railway safety seminar at the Maple Park Community Center walked past a large white cross that s ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • NIU task force takes aim at sex assault

    DeKALB – Raquel Chavez thinks more Northern Illinois University students might report sexual assaults if only they knew where to turn.
    July 9, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • July 7 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 10, 2014 - 2:46 pm
  • Sycamore library sees increase in material use, visits

    SYCAMORE – Author James Patterson may be part of the reason more books have been checked out from the Sycamore Public Library in the past year.
    July 9, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Police: Cortland home had 50 marijuana plants

    CORTLAND – Two men were arrested Wednesday after sheriff’s police said they found six pounds of marijuana and more than 50 marijuana plants in their h ...
    July 10, 2014 - 5:21 pm
  • Police: Site where Schulz's body found a 'crime scene'

    KINGSTON – A team of divers searched the North Branch of the Kishwaukee River on Thursday near where Steven Schulz’s body was found as investigator ...
    July 10, 2014 - 6:08 pm
  • Police: Body believed to be Schulz found in river

    KINGSTON – An Illinois Conservation Police officer found 23-year-old Steven Schulz of DeKalb dead in the Kishwaukee River today, ending the two-day se ...
    July 9, 2014 - 7:28 pm
  • Search for missing DeKalb man resumes with kayak

    DeKALB — An Illinois Conservation Police kayaker is searching the Kishwaukee River near Kingston again as efforts to find a missing 23-year-old Sycamo ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:50 pm
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