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  • Hannan acknowledged for 30 years service

    DeKalb County Forest Preserve Superintendent Terry Hannan (left) received a lifetime community service award from the Ney Grange on Nov. 1 for his 30 ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Police officers take children in need holiday shopping

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Police Department’s Benevolent & Protective Association and Target in DeKalb will hold this year’s Heroes and Helpers program on S ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Firefighters launch drive for warm coats for kids

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Fire Department’s goal is to provide 100 coats this winter for area children who may not be able to afford their own winter appare ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Pumpkin Festival display winners

    Nov. 7, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Pie sales benefit Pay-It-Forward House and Glidden Homestead

    One of the many traditions of the holiday season is pie for dessert, but our busy lives can make it difficult to find the time to make one from scratc ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 10:07 am
  • Up to 300 gallons of diesel fuel stolen

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information about the theft of gas from the Mayfield Township Building on Church Road in Mayfield Township.
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 4:45 pm
  • Caramel apple bacon cheeseburger named Best Sandwich in Sandwich

    SANDWICH – The day before Election Day, the question buzzing around Sandwich City Hall wasn’t about candidates – it was about sandwiches.
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Police seek info in cemetery thefts

    DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about property damage in a hit-and-run crash in the overnight hours between Oct. 23 and 24. Substa ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Home heating assistance available for low-income families

    The heating season is here, and Nicor Gas wants to remind customers who may be eligible for financial assistance to take advantage of funds that could ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 8:00 am
  • Mentors needed for at-risk teens in TAILS program

    DeKALB – TAILS Humane Society is looking for mentors for its Catalyst Program, and will host an informational meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at t ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 7:58 am
  • The force is strong with young readers

    Nov. 4, 2014 - 7:57 am
  • Promise Fund grants available in DeKalb County

    The Promise Fund Committee announces that it is accepting grant applications until Nov. 21. The Promise Fund was established in 2001 with a charitable ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 7:45 am
  • Restored cabin dedicated as historic site

    Rex Nelson of Kingston grew up in a house that was built around the only remaining log cabin in DeKalb County.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 7:31 am
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