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DeKalb holiday garbage, tree disposal announced
DeKALB – Waste Management will delay garbage pick-up after Christmas and New Year's Day, and will pick up Christmas trees the week of Dec. 30 and Jan. 6. Residents should place trees without decorations in the parkway on either of those weeks, according to a news release.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Recruiting interest continues to build for DeKalb's Brown
The DeKalb junior running back already made a name for himself with camps and combines last winter and summer.
Kingston fire destroys garage, camper
No injuries were reported in a fire that destroyed a garage and camper Tuesday afternoon at 31729 Hillcrest Drive in Kingston.
Tri-Cities police reports
Tyler R. Palmer, 20, of the 100 block of North First Street, Sycamore, was charged with attempting to defraud a drug screening test, a felony, at 3:31 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Kane County Judicial Center, 37W777 Route 38, St. Charles, according to a sheriff's report.
Toys for Tots
Emma Carlson, 12, Breanna Hamrick, 12, and Travis Haak, 13, all of Kirkland help wrap Christmas gifts during the Marine Corps Toys for Tots distribution event at the Salvation Army in DeKalb, Ill., Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013.
The Miami Herald
30,000 fans attend IHSA football finals
Organizers of this year's high school football state finals say the two-day event drew about 30,000 fans to Northern Illinois University's football stadium.
Pool committee discusses renovation options
DeKALB – Most of the members of the 12-person DeKalb Park District pool consideration committee presented their ideas for renovation of the Hopkins Park Pool at Monday's meeting.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
DeKalb man jailed on child porn charges
DeKALB – A 27-year-old DeKalb man accused of sexually abusing a 6-year-old family member and having pornographic images of her and other children was in jail Monday on $1 million bond.
Owners hope to open The House in January
DeKALB – The new owners of The House Cafe hope to ring in the new year with the reopening of their business.
Bond reduced for prisoner with cancer
Bond was reduced Monday for a 29-year-old DeKalb man who has a form of cancer and a heart condition.
Snow could affect afternoon commute
According to a special weather statement issued by the service, a fast-moving burst of what could amount to two inches of snow will hit the Rockford area by 1 p.m. and move southeast, hitting the DeKalb area.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Chefs show skills for Feed - Em Soup fundraiser
DeKALB – Taxco chef Jesus Romero remembers a time when his family didn't have any food to eat some days.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Lady Spartans Beat Barbs, 32-29
The Spartans beat the Barbs 32-29. Monica Maschak - firstname.lastname@example.org Brittney Patrick launches herself to the hoop in the third quarter on Friday, December 13, 2013.
DeKalb man accused of sexually abusing 6-year-old
Jeremiah Riggs, of the 11100 block of Market Street, was charged with three counts of predatory criminal sexual assault.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Kane Co. Chronicle
Kane County to draft resolution on Grand Prairie Gateway project
GENEVA – Kane County Board member Barb Wojnicki offered Wednesday to work with staff in developing a resolution that would address concerns about ComEd's proposed Grand Prairie Gateway project.
Cracking cards: Multimillion-dollar ATM scam celebrated in rap songs
When federal authorities busted Christopher Cain in a bank fraud scheme called "cracking cards," one of his tattoos caught their attention: an automatic teller machine was inked on one of his arms.
Safe Passage seeking executive director
DeKALB – Safe Passage is seeking a new executive director after adding five new members to its board of directors.
Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and city police departments.
More snow could follow frigid temperatures into DeKalb area
DeKalb resident Connie Schorsch waits for a snow plow to pass while shoveling her driveway WEdnesday on the 300 block of Fisk Avenue.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Ballot order set for county clerk Democrats
SYCAMORE – With a couple of shakes of a recycling bin, Douglas Johnson found out who would be first on the Democratic ballot for DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder.