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Otto’s, 118 Lincoln Highway, stands in downtown DeKalb for the final time on its demolition day May 22. The building is being replaced with a four-story complex that will contain residential and commercial establishments.

New building to spark revenue

By Maddie Steen | June 26, 2017

A crowd of DeKalb residents grew on the corner of Lincoln Highway and First Street May 22 to watch the demolition of the Otto’s building, which had been deemed uninhabitable after the discovery of excess water damage and will be replaced by a four-story...

City festival’s food pleased palates

By Kathryn Minniti | September 3, 2013

The food of Corn Fest has come a long way from farmers giving away ears of corn 36 years ago.Ice cream, funnel cakes, burgers, beef and sausages were all provided at the festival.There were many tents and booths serving good food and merchandise, and...

Everyone should take advantage of BYOB

By Phil Case | August 29, 2010

For those returning to campus, DeKalb may seem like essentially the same place you left back in May: a small but vibrant island of college life rising out of a sea of cornfields. However, one subtle difference you may have missed is the fact that the...

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