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Sealcoat Scammers Target DeKalb County

SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is alerting citizens of a home repair scam in the area. According to authorities, last Thursday there was an incident involving driveway seal-coating by individuals who allegedly approached a victim at their residence offering to do the ...Read more


The Illinois Valley Community College agriculture program, in partnership with Case IH and University of Illinois Extension, will conduct a field day at the campus farm along the west side of Orlando Smith Road from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 18. The field day is open to the public and ...Read more

Horse struck by pickup in rural LaSalle County

EARLVILLE- A pickup struck a horse in the roadway in the pre-dawn hours Saturday in rural LaSalle County.   Around 5:15 AM Earlville Fire and EMS were called to East 12th Road just south of North 40th Road where the driver of a truck reported hitting the horse with the front of their truck.    ...Read more