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A DeKalb man is facing burglary and sexual assault charges after police said he attacked a woman employee working at a Boost Mobile store this week and tried to rape her.
DeKalb County’s rural transit bus system will soon have four new buses, after the transportation provider was allotted state funding for the purchases.
DeKalb County residents trekked out to Sycamore Thursday for the start of early voting ahead of the June 28 Primary Election.
The blood drive will be held from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, in the multi-purpose room of the Kishwaukee Family YMCA in Sycamore.
Opportunity House Assistant Finance Director Trisha Dietrich was recently awarded the Richard J. Schluter Fund for Professional Development in Financial Literacy through the DeKalb County Mental Health Board.
First National Bank of Omaha recently awarded $880,000 in Impact grants to 44 organizations around the country, including $10,000 to the DeKalb County Economic Development Corporation.
The DeKalb Citizens’ Environmental Commission will host a presentation on types of backyard trees for northern Illinois on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the DeKalb Public Library. All are welcome.
Early voting begins today for the June 28 Primary Election. Here’s what DeKalb County residents need to know:
DeKalb County voters took advantage of the early voting period Thursday at the polling place in the DeKalb County Legislative Center in Sycamore. Early voting opened Thursday ahead of the June 28 primary election.
On Wednesday, the 2022 Sycamore Pumpkin Festival’s theme was announced: “Wish Upon a Pumpkin.” The theme contest winner was Vivian Rubicz, an 11-year-old fifth grader from St. Mary’s School Sycamore.
A 25-year-old bicyclist from Pennsylvania in town for work was killed after he was struck by a car in rural Clinton Township in southern DeKalb County Tuesday, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, which identified the man Wednesday.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 303 S. Seventh St. in DeKalb, will host an all-you-can-eat Country Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21. The public is invited.
The community is invited to the DeKalb Public Library’s May 21 event about Benjamin Franklin, commissioned by the Orland Park Library.
Three candidates vying for a seat on the Illinois Supreme Court this fall are “highly recommended” by Illinois State Bar Association, which ranks candidates running in judicial races.
Three of Dimensions Youth Ballet’s company dancers have been accepted into professional dance intensives for the summer.