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Chicago Women’s March (PHOTOS)

By Yeon Woo Kim | January 23, 2017

(Jan. 21, 2016)

Coach guides failed season

Coach guides failed season

By Infographic by Nick Bosshart | November 28, 2016

Former quarterbacks Jordan Lynch (clockwise from top left) and Chandler Harnish, former safety Jimmie Ward, were players recruited by former Head Coach Dave Doeren who played for Head Coach Rod Carey in 2013 and 2014. Redshirt sophomore quarterback Ryan Graham (clockwise from top right), Kenny Golladay, redshirt senior wide receiver and junior cornerback Shawun Lurry are players recruited by Carey.

Cross country confident after season opener

By Northern Star staff | September 7, 2016

After a runner-up finish by the Huskies at the Illini Challenge Sept. 2, the NIU Cross Country team is looking to carry that momentum into their next match at the Country Financial Invitational on Friday night.“The main takeaway from today is that our...

DeKalb police help tornado victims

By Deanna Frances | November 27, 2013

On Nov. 26, employees and volunteers of the DeKalb and Sycamore Police Departments visited the towns of East Peoria and Washington, Ill., where tornadoes destroyed more than 1,000 homes and left one dead and many injured Nov. 17.The tornado disaster relief...

Editorial: Tornado relief efforts show communities care

By Northern Star Editorial Board | November 24, 2013

The DeKalb-Sycamore community has stepped up in the wake of Illinois’ recent storms and tornadoes.On Nov. 17, one of several tornadoes in the Midwest destroyed much of Washington, which is about two hours from DeKalb. The tornado ravaged buildings and...

Sandwich Fair starts tomorrow

By Northern Star Staff | September 6, 2010

DeKalb| Running from Wednesday to Sunday will be the Sandwich Fair, held at the Sandwich Fairgrounds in Sandwich.Gates open at 8 a.m. and buildings open at 9 a.m. General admission is $8 and $4 for children ages 6 - 12. WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 8, CHILDREN FREE...