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  • County launches overdose remedy program

    An overdose drug program for first responders is in the final stages in DeKalb County. County Board ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Seeking outstanding DeKalb County teachers

    Community nominations for the 2015 DeKalb County Excellence in Education Awards are due Oct. 1 to the DeKalb County Community Foundation, 475 DeKalb A ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU student enrollment falls, but retention up

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University announced a gain of nearly 30 percent among international students that—with an uptick in student retention—limi ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Children's choir embarks on new season

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    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Music boosters taking 2014 hall of fame nominations

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Music Boosters is now accepting applications for the 2014 class of the Sycamore High School Music Hall of Fame.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Working it out through adventure

    DeKALB – Teamwork, communication, risk, and fun – that’s how four Adventure Works field guides figured out how to turn over a small piece of tarp they ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • G-K middle schoolers learn about 9/11

    GENOA – For the 13th year in a row, Genoa-Kingston Middle School teachers took time to teach their students the importance of 9/11 and how it changed ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:59 am
  • Sycamore water department to continue flushing fire hydrants through Sept. 25

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Water Department will flush fire hydrants between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Anyone living or working in the area where ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Vaccine clinics gearing up for flu season

    “The flu ends with U.”That’s the motto of the influenza prevention campaign being launched by the De ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Kids clean up city

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore children will have the opportunity to help spruce up their town before the Pumpkin Festival.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Trading ice buckets for skin ink

    DeKALB – Nicholas Misitano wanted to give something back to the community.“DeKalb has been really go ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • Dogs a rapt audience for young readers

    William Akst, 8, of Sycamore loves going to the library, and Wednesday is his favorite day to go.On ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Fruits of labor: Community gardens plants county's first community orchard

    On a chilly Saturday morning, many people choose to sleep in and keep warm.Amanda Durik of DeKalb is ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • Police enforcing railroad laws for rail safety week

    DeKALB – To promote railroad safety awareness and education, the DeKalb Police Department is participating in Illinois Rail Safety Week, Sept. 14-20.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Township cuts ribbon on renovated building

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    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
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