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  • LEGO robotics club gears up for new season

    Natural disasters are not something that most boys ages 9 through 12 think about on a regular basis. However, five local boys have been very focused o ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Youth counseling program gives back to forest preserves

    Throughout the month of July, a group of youth involved with Adventure Works built benches at three DeKalb County forest preserves: South Branch Prair ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sports bus trips dwindling, but still a good time

    Bernice Bradley was having a good time cheering, chanting, and joking with everyone around her, even the soda pop vendors.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Town Crier events for July 30-Aug. 13

    CORTLAND Crochet Class Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: Wednesday, July 30 Place: Cortland Community Library, 6 ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:33 pm
  • Local students earn college degrees

    Messiah CollegeAbigail Roberts of DeKalb graduated from Messiah College at the spring 2014 commencem ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:20 pm
  • Local students graduate from NIU

    The following local students graduated from Northern Illinois University in the spring 2014 commencement:
    July 28, 2014 - 6:21 pm
  • Physical therapist attends course on core strength

    Liza Piper, physical therapist at Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists’ Genoa clinic, recently attended a course in Milwaukee on CoreFirst Stra ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:13 pm
  • Bellah elected president of mayors association

    KIRKLAND – Kirkland Village President Les Bellah was elected president of the Northern Illinois Mayors Association on July 17.
    July 28, 2014 - 6:12 pm
  • Patient Portal gives patients online access to records

    KishHealth System encourages patients to sign up for MyKishHealth, the online patient portal for Kishwaukee and Valley West hospitals, to access to th ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:12 pm
  • Free welding technology program starts Aug. 11

    DeKALB –DeKalb County residents could be eligible for free Welding Training offered by First Institute Training & Management.
    July 28, 2014 - 6:06 pm
  • Community event to fight crime, raise safety awareness

    DeKALB – Local public safety agencies are teaming up to offer National Night Out, a free community awareness fair, on Tuesday, Aug. 5, in the Target p ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • Back to school party provides low-income students the tools to start the year right

    DeKALB – Treveda Redmond just wants children to have the chance to be successful in the classroom.An ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • DeKalb filmmaker's hometown names day in his honor

    DeKALB – DeKalb resident David Barrow, owner of OC Imageworks, was recently honored in his hometown of Denton, Texas, for his documentary “When We Wer ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:01 pm
  • Looking Back: July 30, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJuly 31, 1889The people of Illinois and of the whole Northwest would like to see the Wo ...
    July 28, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Professor: Modern life setting the stage for robot rights

    In science fiction, some robots are portrayed as friendly, like Rosie, the Jetsons’ robotic maid, or Disney’s Wall-E. Others are programmed to extermi ...
    July 28, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of bus trips to sporting events?
    I'd go; it's easier than driving
    No thanks; I don't want to ride to the game with a busload of strangers