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  • DeKalb researching temporary clerk term length

    DeKALB – With former DeKalb City Clerk Liz Peerboom's formal resignation in hand, DeKalb Mayor John Rey expects to announce he is accepting applicatio ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • Poody Doody does dog owners’ dirty duty

    SANDWICH – After getting laid off from her job as a debt collector in February, Ericka Van Dee started a business picking up dog waste from Sandwich y ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:40 pm
  • Sept. 29 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 ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • NIU investigating small fire at Watson Hall

    DeKALB – A fire that likely started in a restroom of a Northern Illinois University building caused about $1,200 in damage Monday, fire officials said ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Dairy Queen asks Sandwich to change its name

    SANDWICH – Bizarre – that’s what Sandwich Mayor Rick Olson called a tongue-in-cheek request that the city change its name as part of a promotional stu ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • DeKalb County clerk candidates to appear at forum after ethics complaint

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder candidate Trent Taylor wants tonight’s forum to be about candidate qualifications, not the ethics complaint ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Marker celebrates 102 years of DeKalb County Farm Bureau

    SYCAMORE – The past 102 years of the DeKalb County Farm Bureau have been about looking toward the future of agriculture – a trend Mark Tuttle wants to ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Developer razes former vet building on Sycamore Road

    DeKALB – A Rockford-based developer hopes razing two blighted buildings on Sycamore Road will spark interest in the property.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Sycamore fire contained to basement

    SYCAMORE — It took firefighters about five minutes to put out a fire at a Sycamore home, but clearing all the smoke took 30 more minutes, fire officia ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Face Time with David Walker

    MALTA – David Walker has spent almost the past two decades creating designs out of wood, and it’s been therapeutic for him.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Sept. 28 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 ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Harvest Dinner proceeds go toward ending hunger

    DeKALB – As a child, Mary Kowalski was raised to help out with social work in her community and do her best to help others.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Monarca Bakery plans reopening year after devastating fire

    DeKALB – To motivate himself, Mario Alfredo “Freddy” Ortiz put a picture taken last year of a fire at his DeKalb bakery on his refrigerator.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • DeKalb Chamber of Commerce to host candidate night Tuesday

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce will host a local candidate night at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. in DeKalb.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Sycamore’s Tommy O’s to close Sunday

    SYCAMORE – Camille Asanoski refers to her business as mama’s house, and she’s thinking fondly about old memories as she prepares to close.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:43 pm
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