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Gubernatorial candidate Ives calls out Rauner

By Michael Urbanec | February 5, 2018

DeKALB — Rep. Jeanne Ives met DeKalb residents Friday to discuss her strategies against Gov. Bruce Rauner in the upcoming primary election.The Republican gubernatorial candidate spoke and answered questions in front of 35 people packed into the back...

Lincoln Inn serves up smiles, old-fashioned food

By Beth Schumacher | October 24, 2012

For over 40 years, the Lincoln Inn Restaurant, 240 E. Lincoln Highway, has been serving diner cuisine with a smile to DeKalb residents and passersby. This old-fashioned restaurant made me feel right at home from the time I walked in until the time I walked...

Feed My Starving Children to host meal packing event

By Olivia Willoughby | November 13, 2011

Motivated by the 18,000 children who die of starvation each year, Feed My Starving Children [FMSC] will host a meal packing event Thursday through through Nov. 20. FMSC is a not-for-profit Christian organization whose volunteers pack meals to send out...

Downtown area shines with local business

By John Bachmann | September 22, 2010

Whether it's been a couple years or more than a decade, many businesses have established themselves in downtown DeKalb. The Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., has been around for over 80 years offering various forms of entertainment. Executive Director...