2 hrs ago
Letter: Restore neighborhood while preserving homes
Tim Struthers, Castle Bank president, John Rey the mayor of DeKalb, and Doug Baker president of Northern Illinois University, have developed plans that would commercialize and change the character of a section of the Ellwood Historic Neighborhood.
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7 hrs ago
NIU mena s soccer adds six more to incoming class
DeKALB – Northern Illinois University men's soccer head coach Eric Luzzi announced Wednesday the addition of six student-athletes to the Huskie soccer program for the upcoming 2014 season.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
NIU task force takes aim at sex assault
DeKALB – Raquel Chavez thinks more Northern Illinois University students might report sexual assaults if only they knew where to turn.
Police: Body believed to be Schulz found in river
Illinois Conservation Police Officer Phil Wire searches the north branch of the Kishwaukee River north of the Glidden bridge around 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2014.
DeKalb petting zoo says review was libelous
St. CHARLES – The owner of a DeKalb petting zoo business is suing a St. Charles woman for damages in excess of $50,000, alleging that her online review of the business was defamatory, according to a lawsuit filed in Kane County.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Egyptian Theatre supporters raising funds for programs
Irick, a DeKalb resident who was a member of the theater's board from 2009 to 2011, already has donated $25 to the newest fundraising effort for the Egyptian, which has been spurred by an anonymous donor's offer to make a contribution.
American Library Association
Rebecca P. Butler's guidebook to copyright for academic librarians and professionals
In " Copyright for Academic Librarians and Professionals ," published by ALA Editions , seasoned copyright expert Rebecca P. Butler turns her attention to the unique and complex environment of higher education.
Search on for missing DeKalb man
DeKalb Police Detective Keith Ehrke walks north on Glidden Rd. with a crew from the Illinois-Wisconsin Search & Rescue Dogs Tuesday morning, July 8, 2014.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
SCHRADER: Tale of two cities and their mayors
Artist Deb Bailey stands beside the mural she is painting on a utility box along a major thoroughfare in Livermore, California, one of 20 boxes being decorated by local talent.
Korean War veteran looking for lost ring
Leon Hodgson, 80, of DeKalb, points to the place where a ring a fellow Korean War veteran gave to him used to be.
Southwest DeKalb parents outraged over teacher transfers
With just weeks before the start of the school year, many parents are worried about the future of Southwest DeKalb High School.
South Elgin man leads effort to rebuild Myanmar universities
Watching students at a Myanmar university learn by rote and seeing a chemistry lab with no actual chemistry equipment was a stark reminder that the once-closed society is still emerging from a half century of military rule, said Chris McCord.
Moran: Development keeps churning farm towns into suburbs
Lake County residents with long memories can tell you about the days when Waukegan ended at Lewis Avenue, long before the arrival of Belvidere Mall, much less the Home Depot that now sits next to it.
Pet of the Week: Bueller
Bueller is a 5-year-old grey and black domestic shorthair mix available for adoption at TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
July 6 police reports
Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and city police departments.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
Search continues for Maple Park man reported missing 7 years ago
Every spring, Sue Olsen travels across DeKalb County to refresh signs and billboards about her son Bradley, who was last seen in 2007 in DeKalb trying to find a ride home to Maple Park.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Star-spangled spectacle draws big crowds to DeKalb
Pyrotechnicians Doug Moser , of DCV Imports, Matt Allen and Jason Kenyon set up the fireworks finale of 552 shells on Friday afternoon at Hopkins Park.
Senator Syverson bikes 57 miles on 57th birthday
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Thu Jul 03, 2014
DeKalb open mic nights still vibrant after House Cafe reopens
Ron Kollman of DeKalb sings Led Zeppelin's "Kashmir" and plays aucostic guitar while on stage during open mic night June 30 at The House Cafe in DeKalb.