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  • Police enforcing railroad laws for rail safety week

    DeKALB – To promote railroad safety awareness and education, the DeKalb Police Department is participating in Illinois Rail Safety Week, Sept. 14-20.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Township cuts ribbon on renovated building

    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb airport to receive state construction funds

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport will receive funds for construction as part of Gov. Pat Quinn’s investments for state airport improvement ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa church offers classes in becoming Catholic

    GENOA – The Rite of Christian Initiation ( RCIA) is for adults and teens baptized and unbaptized who are interested in becoming Catholic. It is also f ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore to flush fire hydrants

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Water Department will flush fire hydrants for the next two weeks. All hydrants will be flushed between the hours of 9:30 a.m. ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Society aims to save Annie Glidden’s house

    DeKALB – A new society has formed to save the 113-year-old farmstead and carriage house that once belonged to DeKalb icon Annie Glidden.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Registration now open for strength and balance class

    DeKALB – Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is registering participants for the Strength and Stability Class and Advanced Core & Stability Cl ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Historical markers celebrate ag innovations

    DeKALB – On Monday, the DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association (DAAHA) dedicated an historical marker commemorating the first DeKalb Brand hybr ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:40 pm
  • Saluting those who served

    Officially, Veterans Day isn’t for two months, but that didn’t stop Mike Giuliano of DeKalb from showing his appreciation to local veterans Saturday.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:28 pm
  • Driver’s death reminds racers of sport’s risks

    MAPLE PARK – It’s one of the cardinal rules of stock car racing: you don’t get out of your car during a race.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Goodwill resource room open to the community

    DeKALB – Linda Chesser of DeKalb is a retired librarian who is "possibly looking to get back into the work force."
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Lane closures expected for Route 72 work near Hampshire

    An Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) rumble strip and guardrail project on Illinois 72, from French Road to the DeKalb County line in Hamps ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • I-90-Genoa Road interchange work continues

    Construction on the Genoa Road Interchange Project on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) is scheduled to continue this week with work to begin re ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Online only: Webinar for parents to navigate school curriculum changes

    The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and the Illinois PTA are hosting a Back-to-School Webinar for parents at 7 p.m. Sept. 9. State Superinten ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Y offers after-school care to DeKalb and Sycamore kids

    SYCAMORE – The Kishwaukee Family YMCA is offering an after-school program to children throughout DeKalb School District 428 and with Sycamore School D ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:50 am
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