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  • Poll: People underestimate fire’s speed

    The American Red Cross announced a new campaign in the Greater Chicago Region and across the country to reduce deaths and injuries from home fires by ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Heart patients help each other cover the cost of rehab

    In 1992, Alberta Dequin had her first heart attack.Since then, she’s had another heart attack, open ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Monsanto grant buys 29 computers for DHS

    DeKALB – DeKalb District 428 has received a $10,000 grant from America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The district wi ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb and Sycamore begin loose leaf pickup

    Leaf pickup in the city of DeKalb began this week. Sycamore is scheduled to begin its leaf collection Oct. 20.
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Shoe Share recycles 1,000 pairs of sneakers

    The DeKalb County Board of Health recognized Kiwanis, DIMCO and Laundry Lounge for their collaboration on the Shoe Share Program to provide gently use ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oktoberfest a success for Genoa Lions

    GENOA – The Genoa Lions had great weather for the sixth annual Oktoberfest. The money raised supports the Lions’ community projects like college schol ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Facebook pledges could win a grant for a local PTA

    As a supporter of National PTA, Sylvan Learning Center in Sycamore is encouraging all parents to commit to being the best Chief Education Officers (CE ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:55 am
  • Dehumidifier that sparked fire was part of a recall

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore fire officials are asking residents to check their dehumidifiers after determining the dehumidifier in last week’s fire was part o ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:35 am
  • Mental health board seeks to fill opening

    The DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board is seeking candidates for an open seat on the board.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:31 am
  • Kish donates 5K proceeds to Adventure Works

    SYCAMORE – The seventh annual KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center 5K Run/Walk, held on May 31, raised $5,521, with an additional contribution of ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:25 am
  • Where have all the birds gone? The incredible journey

    The lament is heard every fall, when many of the colorful birds that had visited backyard bird feeders have left.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:24 am
  • Students in autism program earn their first paychecks

    Getting their first paycheck is one of the biggest thrills in any young person’s life. Jariah Aden, 19, and Daniel Escamilla, 20, are no different.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:19 am
  • Fantasy Fest kicks off month of Big Read events

    DeKALB – Brick Schiola-Williams wasn't sure if he wanted to dress up."He was afraid no one else was ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:57 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you enjoy haunted house attractions?