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  • Safe Passage holds its 20th annual Domestic Violence Vigil

    DeKALB – Singing helps domestic violence survivor Breona “MIA Lynell” Austin forget about the pain her 8-month-old son’s father caused.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • DeKalb cat owners baffled by dart attack

    DeKALB – When Chris Lehnert saw his cat Mickey crawl from under his deck, he didn’t realize the cat had a metal blow dart sunk more than an inch into ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Historical marker to be placed Saturday in DeKalb

    DeKALB – One of the country’s first farm advisers will be recognized Saturday in DeKalb with an Illinois State Historical Marker.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Sycamore announces leaf pick-up plan

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore’s leaf pickup program will begin in two weeks.Pickup will begin Oct. 20 and run ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Priority energy assistance enrollment underway

    DeKALB — Priority enrollment for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is underway, with general enrollment starting Nov. 1.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Oct. 6 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 ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Oct. 5 police reports

    DeKalb CountyCody J. Fritz, 20, of the 1500 block of West Brickville Road, Sycamore, was charged Thu ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Students from Spain embrace life in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Even though she was not required to do so, DeKalb High School senior Maggie Fellabaum decided only to speak in Spanish to the exchange studen ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Information sought regarding burglary

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information regarding a burglary and suspicious incident that occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Oct. 1, at a ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Pumpkin harvest helps many local farms

    SYCAMORE – Dean Johnson has more than 50 varieties of pumpkins growing on about three acres of his Sycamore farm, ranging from orange ones with white ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Face Time With ... Donna Langford

    DeKALB – Donna Langford learns a little more about the importance of the agricultural innovations born in DeKalb County daily.
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Firefighter group aims to restore fire engine

    DeKALB – Payton Chesser might have come to the DeKalb Fire Department for the pancakes, but it was sliding down an old fire pole that kept him going b ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Fantasy Fest aims to attract reluctant readers

    DeKALB – Don your favorite character’s wardrobe or attend fantasy book panel discussions, and you get a free book and help support community literacy.
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Hinckley-Big Rock’s student royalty unveiled

    HINCKLEY – Hinckley-Big Rock High School senior Karrigan Cowan said she would have been happy no matter who was named homecoming queen Friday.
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Annie Glidden Agrarian Society holding meeting today

    DeKALB – Leaders of the Annie Glidden Agrarian Society will hold an open meeting at 9:30 a.m. today for the public to hear the proposal for the preser ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:33 pm
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