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  • DeKalb seasonal weight limits lifted

    The City of DeKalb Public Works Operations Division has lifted the seasonal road postings effective April 13, as long as road conditions remain favora ...
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking at the 150th anniversary of Civil War’s end, Lincoln assassination

    For Elaine Cozort of DeKalb, the end of the Civil War 150 years ago does not seem like such a long time ago. Cozort still lives in the house her great ...
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Donations pile up in aftermath of Fairdale tornado

    KIRKLAND – Donations started to pile up at local businesses, parks and government offices after groups throughout DeKalb County rallied over the weeke ...
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Education Foundation surprises teachers with grants

    DeKALB – On Feb. 27, Nancy Schelkopf and Gary Gresholdt, co-presidents of the DeKalb Education Foundation, helped make dreams come true for many DeKal ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Sycamore Middle School Second Quarter Honor Roll

    SYCAMORE – The following students were named to the honor roll at Sycamore Middle School for the second quarter of the 2014-15 school year. 
    April 8, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Program to discuss binary view of sexuality

    Northern Illinois University will host a program called “The Gender Binary and LGBTI People: Religious Myth and Medical Malpractice” at 6 p.m. April 9 ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Tyler students of the month

    Tyler Elementary School in DeKalb named its Students of the Month for March. Honesty was the character trait for the month. Pictured are (back row) Ri ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Tyler's 'Dream Team'

    Tyler Elementary School in DeKalb has been in need of long-term substitute teachers this year, which are not easy to find. The school is lucky to have ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Affordable health screenings coming to Genoa

    GENOA – Residents living in and around Genoa can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • U of I Horticulture Help Desk opens April 13

    “I need help reading my seed catalog.“ “I’m not sure when to start seeds for my cool weather vegetables.” “How will the drought effect my lawn?”
    April 8, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • NIU Steelband to perform for cardiac fundraiser

    The NIU Steelband will present a concert at 3 p.m. April 19 at St. John's Lutheran Church, 26555 Brickville Road in Sycamore.
    April 8, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Column signing, sneak peek of new library lobby

    Donors and friends of the DeKalb Public Library are invited to a special column-signing celebration from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 11, with remar ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Immanuel Lutheran Church celebrates 150-year history

    HINCKLEY – Donna Kopfer-Rompf-Carlson of Somonauk has been a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hinckley all 85 years of her life.
    April 8, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • NIU smoke-free plan allows no exceptions

    DeKALB – With Northern Illinois University gearing up for the Smoke-Free Campus Act that goes into effect July 1, members of the Smoke-Free NIU Task F ...
    April 1, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • Duck Soup Co-op votes to shut down DeKalb natural foods store

    DeKALB – Duck Soup Co-op members Sunday voted to close the store, ending the natural foods market’s 40 years of service.
    April 1, 2015 - 1:09 pm