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  • 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 - 12:31 pm
  • Photos: Patricia Schmidt Found Not Guilty

    Images from the courthouse Thursday. ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:05 am
  • Money Smart Week features 60 free sessions

    DeKALB – Kishwaukee United Way Director Dawn Littlefield figures she wouldn't see people in financial crisis as often if they understood how to budget ...
    April 3, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • ‘Maze Runner’ author to visit NIU

    Imagine waking up in the heart of a vast maze with memory of nothing except your name. Every day, you have to run the maze, searching for a way out. E ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:45 pm
  • Landscape and nature art featured in exhibit

    Local artist Linda Thornton Peterson will exhibit landscapes portrayed in various media and literary works in an exhibition called “Rural Romanticism” ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • Ranken family rewards Culver’s

    SYCAMORE – On the anniversary of a fundraiser they call absolutely overwhelming, the Ranken family visited Culver’s of Sycamore for dinner.
    April 3, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Second state agency seeking action against Cortland mobile home park owner for sewage dumping

    CORTLAND – Two state regulatory agencies are seeking legal action against the company that owns the Cortland MHC mobile home park because of raw sewag ...
    April 8, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Interact Club sponsoring sleep-out fundraiser at DeKalb High School

    DeKALB – The DeKalb High School Interact Club is partnering with the DeKalb Rotary Club to help victims of natural disasters through international aid ...
    April 2, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Man accused of sexually abusing Cortland teen

    CORTLAND – DeKalb County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 26-year-old Rockford man Wednesday after receiving a report of sexual abuse from the Illinois D ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:25 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 - 12:31 pm
  • Spartans Shut Out Sterling, 7-0

    Images from the girls soccer game yesterday. ...
    April 2, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Schmidt acquitted in reckless homicide trial

    SYCAMORE — Patricia Schmidt's attorney said her acquittal Thursday gave new life to the 49-year-old Sycamore woman once accused of reckless homicide i ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:04 am
  • DeKalb County Community Gardens adding orchard, ‘food forest’ to repertoire

    DeKALB – Having more than 200 gardens that provide vegetables to people across DeKalb County wasn’t enough for Dan Kenney.
    April 1, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Guilty plea in NIU student’s murder

    SYCAMORE – Although they say one of the links in their family chain is missing, the parents of Steven Agee II said they need to get back to normalcy.
    April 7, 2014 - 1:26 pm
  • Duchnowski: ‘Cowgirl crook’ and local prosecutor hit TV

    Joseph Pedersen wouldn’t call Rita Crundwell “the cunning cowgirl crook,” as the federal prosecutor isn’t prone to giving defendants snazzy names.
    April 7, 2014 - 12:49 pm
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