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  • Cortland residents blame landfill for smell in complaints

    CORTLAND – A rotten-egg odor usually crawls up and burns Lisa Williams’ nose when she is driving three of her children to Cortland Elementary School.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Demolition underway at Evergreen Village

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County officials recently bought all of the homes in the Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park and now are focusing on helping resident ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Company seeks holiday cards for seniors

    SYCAMORE – Comfort Keepers is seeking homemade cards to deliver to seniors during the holidays. Comf ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Continuing education courses remain popular at Kishwaukee College

    MALTA – Students usually feel like a family by the end of Tonya Hardy’s classes at Kishwaukee College, but this time they started with that feeling.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • Sycamore School District 427 getting onboard with assessment changes

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore School District 427 is preparing to make assessment changes in its schools this year.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Maple Park man one of many missing loved ones remembered at event

    BOLINGBROOK – Maple Park resident Sue Olsen was in Bolingbrook on Tuesday, not only to spread the word about her missing son, Bradley P. Olsen, but to ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • DeKalb mayor seeks interim clerk applicants

    DeKALB – Mayor John Rey is looking for someone to fill the DeKalb City Clerk position until voters elect a new one in April.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • KishHealth System purchases DeKalb Clinic

    DeKALB – KishHealth System will purchase the DeKalb Clinic in Sycamore within the first few months of 2015, officials from both health care facilities ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Unity walk aims to strengthen community

    DeKALB – DeKalb-area residents are invited to participate in the inaugural Unity Walk planned for 6 p.m. Oct. 21.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Support grows for city of DeKalb to participate in county’s potential enterprise zone

    DeKALB – DeKalb leaders want to participate in DeKalb County’s potential enterprise zone, although they are debating what areas of the city to include ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Genoa SOAR focus group seeks to update information, boost growth

    GENOA – Krissy Johnson has her own ideas on how to boost economic development in Genoa. Johnson, a m ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • A magical day at DeKalb Public Llibrary

    DeKALB – Amber Pilkinton will be working on some card tricks of her own after watching a "Magic Matt" Scherer's show Monday.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 4:32 pm
  • Abandoned quarter horses in Hampshire finding new homes, but dozens left to adopt

    HAMPSHIRE – When Laure Hempe of Lake Zurich read the news of 75 abandoned horses in need of adoption, she knew she had to do something.
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Information session for Illinois retirees planned

    DeKALB – The Illinois Department of Central Management Services will hold an informational seminar from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Northern Illinois ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • County tax sale set for Oct. 27

    DeKALB – The county tax sale will be held in two weeks, following DeKalb County Treasurer Christine Johnson announcing the fifth distribution of real ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:21 pm
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