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  • 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
  • YMCA hands out 1,200 boxes of school supplies

    The Kishwaukee Family YMCA distributed 1,200 boxes of school supplies to local children in need on Aug. 14, in partnership with YMCA of Metro Chicago ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Orchards mark the start of fall

    MALTA – September is orchard season.Jonamac Orchard in Malta opened last week, and Honey Hill Orchar ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • WCPT FM the new home of Huskie football

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University football has a new local radio home as every 2014 Huskie football game, as well as the weekly coaches’ radio sho ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:37 am
  • Huskie athletes honor former AD

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University student-athletes from all 17 sports will honor the memory of iconic former director of athletics Robert J. Brigh ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:36 am
  • Rabid bat found in DeKalb home

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Health Department confirms its first rabid bat of the year was found Aug. 19 in a home in DeKalb.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 2:22 pm
  • Sycamore Pumpkin Festival names parade marshal, festival friend

    SYCAMORE – Jerry Malmassari is looking forward to seeing children drop off their decorated pumpkins on the courthouse lawn in October, tilting and tur ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Celebration Chorale seeking new singers

    Calling all singers! The Celebration Chorale will begin practices for the Christmas Cantata, “Christmas is Coming, Sing for Joy.”
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb calls for resident input on sustainability plan

    DeKALB – The City of DeKalb Citizen Environmental Commission is seeking public input on its proposed Sustainability Plan for the city.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
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