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  • Lions Park in DeKalb to get makeover

    DeKALB – Lions Park will get a $400,000 makeover in the next two years with the help of a grant from the state of Illinois.
    April 8, 2014 - 7:06 am
  • Kishwaukee College’s annual career fair set

    The Kishwaukee College annual career fair will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Kishwaukee College Conference Center.
    April 7, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Cortland Township hosts annual meeting today

    Cortland Township will hold its annual town meeting at 6:30 p.m. today.The meeting will be at the Co ...
    April 7, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • 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 ...
    April 8, 2014 - 7:02 am
  • Photos: Medieval Fair

    Images from Littlejohn Elementary School's Medieval Fair. ...
    April 7, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Pet of the Week: Cookie

    Meet Cookie and Tigger. Cookie is a 2-year-old chocolate and white border collie mix available for a ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • Showing off: NIU hosts two American Kennel Club dog shows

    DeKALB – Joel Haefner and his wife, Cynthia Huff, spent more than 18 hours preparing their three poodles for a dog show at the Northern Illinois Unive ...
    April 7, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Face Time with Paula Johnson and Buddy

    Being a reader and a dog lover, Hinckley resident Paula Johnson found employing her smooth-coated border collie Buddy as a therapy dog came naturally. ...
    April 7, 2014 - 2:07 pm
  • Hazing statute challenged in 2012 fraternity drinking death

    SYCAMORE — Defense attorneys for the five former Pi Kappa Alpha members accused in the November 2012 death of a Northern Illinois University freshman ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • Some municipalities improve scores, website transparency

    DeKALB – Genoa-Kingston School District plans to implement the checklist of an Illinois government watchdog group after an audit showed the district’s ...
    April 7, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Planting season begins with tractor blessing ceremony

    LELAND – Local farmers used some prayer and faith Sunday to welcome the start of planting season after a long and harsh winter.
    April 7, 2014 - 3:25 pm
  • Residents may apply for Nicor gas grants

    DeKALB – Eligible Nicor Gas customers may qualify for extreme winter grants until Monday, April 28.T ...
    April 7, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • 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 ...
    April 7, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Human rights group to hold April meeting

    DeKALB — A human rights volunteer group will meet April 15 to review any complaints about supposed violations of the rights of people with disabilitie ...
    April 6, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Hinckley school to host open house

    HINCKLEY – Kindergarten students and parents of Hinckley-Big Rock Elementary School for the 2014-2015 academic year may stop by the school Thursday, A ...
    April 6, 2014 - 11:57 pm
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