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Meth, of Chicago, performs Feb. 1 at the Rockness Sound Studio.

Midwest bands bring unforgettable night to Rockford

By Jacob Baker | February 9, 2020

DeKALB — Meth, Greet Death, Quilt Club and Livid delivered an unbelievable night to remember Feb. 1 at the Rockness Sound Studio in Rockford in a genre-mixed show.Meth, the headlining band from Chicago, is a perfect fusion of mathcore, drone, noisecore,...

Police arrest 2 on local meth charges

By Northern Star Staff | February 13, 2014

Two people were arrested in Ohio for their connection to a DeKalb methamphetamine ring.DeKalb Police Sgt. Steve Lekkas said DeKalb police learned two wanted people were in Ohio and contacted authorities there.Ohio police arrested Jennifer A. Simpson,...

Police: Man allegedly used local hotel room as meth lab

By Ryan Chodora | October 28, 2013

A man has been charged with manufacturing meth after allegedly using a Travel Inn hotel room as a meth lab.The DeKalb Police Department responded to a call on Oct. 27 in regard to suspicious items found in a dumpster. The items were determined to be methamphetamine...

Living in DeKalb comes at a price; be safe

By Dan Martynowicz | April 2, 2012

When a screaming man who appears to be under the influence of methamphetamine walks into your home on a Sunday afternoon, you reassess the “need” vs “want” ratio in your life. For example, I used to “want” a dog. Now, thanks to meth mouth...

Prescriptions should not be necessary for Sudafed

Prescriptions should not be necessary for Sudafed

By Alyssa Pracz | April 4, 2011

The idea of states passing a bill to require prescriptions for medications such as Sudafed is absurd. From personal experience, I have always purchased Sudafed and have appreciated its ability to relieve my symptoms when suffering from the common cold....

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