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  • 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
  • Crime Stoppers offer rewards in arrest, thefts

    DeKALB – Authorities need help finding a man wanted on a DeKalb County warrant accusing him of stealing gasoline from the Casey’s General Store in Kin ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Benefit show returns with more than 200 pieces at quilt show in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Quilting is more of an art form now than when Sue Kapperman first joined the DeKalb County Quilter’s Guild in 1979.
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Face Time With ... Katie Claypool

    HINCKLEY – Katie Claypool thinks being honored by the Illinois State Board of Education for her teaching skills is a recognition for everyone at Hinck ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Marlyn's Majorettes' founder retiring corp after Sycamore Pumpkin Festival

    SYCAMORE – Marlyn Burkart is preparing for her last stride in the Pumpkin Festival parade. This fina ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Texas Roadhouse hosts benefits for local charities

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb resident Connie Pinckney was eager Sunday to dig into one of her favorite steaks at Texas Roadhouse in Sycamore.
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Hinckley children take on Royal Warrior Challenge

    HINCKLEY – Jake Austin probably enjoyed Saturday’s Royal Warrior Challenge at Pioneer Park in Hinckley as much as the more than 30 children who partic ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Proposal creates DeKalb County enterprise zone to boost business, industrial development

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County leaders are looking to connect the dots on a draft map for a potential enterprise zone that would include parts of several co ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Parade kicks off NIU homecoming weekend

    DeKALB – Kristin Rinehart watched the Northern Illinois University homecoming parade Friday with two of her closest friends whom she met during her ti ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Sycamore's Pay-It-Forward House seeking volunteers

    SYCAMORE — For Dixie Zander, life during retirement involves spending one day a week volunteering at the Pay-It-Forward House.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Municipal building security varies throughout DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Getting to the second floor of DeKalb City Hall is not as simple as it seems. The stairwell ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Kishwaukee College’s Librofest celebrates Hispanic literature

    MALTA – Ellaine Pontes was impressed by Kishwaukee College’s efforts to bring Hispanic literature awareness to campus.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Defense seeks messages from victim in rape case

    SYCAMORE – A former Northern Illinois University police officer accused of sexual assault will ask the victim in the case to testify about two text me ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:14 am
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