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  • 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
  • NIU homecoming parade, bonfire today

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s homecoming parade will start at 4:30 p.m. today in downtown DeKalb.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Three Fires Council names Wiltrout as Scout executive

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles-based Three Fires Council’s new Scout executive is veteran Scouter Joseph E. Wiltrout, the council announced this month ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • DeKalb changes NIU homecoming parking

    DeKALB – DeKalb leaders lifted overnight parking restrictions on several parking lots in downtown DeKalb for Northern Illinois University’s homecoming ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Sycamore woman accused of hitting son with bat

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore woman accused of hitting her teenage son in the hip with an aluminum baseball bat posted $1,500 bail Thursday and was released f ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Maple Park family launches #HobbitMovieLastRequest

    MAPLE PARK – A social media campaign launched by a Maple Park family will attempt to provide a “last request” for the father, Scott Stouffer.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • D-428 board balks at request for more tech workers

    DeKALB – After adding two employees to the district’s payroll to handle expanded technology offerings, DeKalb District 428 technology staff are asking ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • DeKalb leaf pickup begins Monday

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb’s leaf pickup program will start Monday. Crews in vacuum trucks will collect leaves from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through F ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • DeKalb library expansion work now live on camera

    DeKALB – As construction continues, residents can get a bird’s eye view of the DeKalb Public Library expansion.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Protesters press Hultgren to debate opponent

    GENEVA – A group of about 20 people picketed Wednesday afternoon at the Geneva office of U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, protesting because he h ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:53 pm
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