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  • Special Olympics event generates nearly $6K

    SYCAMORE – Fifteen minutes into a benefit lunch at Texas Roadhouse in Sycamore, and already Mary Reynolds’ daughter had slipped away with a ...

    July 31, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Prophetstown man arrested, charged with third DUI

    SYCAMORE – A Prophetstown man was charged with driving under the influence for a third time early Friday after police said he was swerving b ...

    July 31, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Zimbabwe to seek extradition of lion killer

    HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe will seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and cau ...

    July 31, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Attorney: Blagojevich will ask for rehearing

    CHICAGO – Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will ask a full appellate court in Chicago to rehear his appeal after a panel of three judges recently ...

    July 31, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Despite bombing, Islamic State is no weaker than a year ago

    WASHINGTON – After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no wea ...

    July 31, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Joint health is the bees’ knees

    Knees are among the most commonly injured joints. Whether pain comes from an accident, a sports injury or osteoarthritis in the knee, Dr. Za ...

    July 31, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

    DUMA, West Bank – Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in a ...

    July 31, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Fairdale Tornado coverage

    At 7:15 p.m. on April 9, the rural DeKalb County community of Fairdale was hit by an EF 4 tornado that generated wind speeds of 180 to 200 m ...

    May 29, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • Photos: Law enforcement Special Olympics fundraiser

    Special Olympics fundraiser was held at Texas Roadhouse in Sycamore hosted by the DeKalb Police Department, Sycamore Police Department, NIU ...

    July 31, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Photos: Genoa Pallet Fire

    Fire crews from around DeKalb County respond to an out-of-control second-level box alarm fire when pallets burned too closely to the Cleary ...

    July 31, 2015 - 4:22 pm
  • What Is A Credit Union?

    A Credit Union is a financial institution, similar to a bank.  Like banks, according to www.mycreditunion.gov, credit unions accept deposits ...

    July 30, 2015 - 2:51 pm
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  • Uncorked: Winemaker has his own metropolis on Treasure Island

    The buzz on Treasure Island came from more than unmanned drones that flew overhead.As raindrops rode ...
    July 31, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Health law's nonprofit insurance co-ops awash in red ink

    WASHINGTON – Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corpor ...
    July 30, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Mumps outbreak centered at U of Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – More than two-thirds of the state's 73 known cases of mumps are in Champaign County, according to the Illinois Department of Public H ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Master Gardener program offered

    If gardening is your passion, and you would like to be part of a team that educates youth and adults alike on the joys of gardening, consider becoming ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Altrusa Literacy Grants

    Twelve Altrusa Literacy Grants were awarded to area organizations, libraries and schools at Altrusa of DeKalb-Sycamore's 53rd annual charter dinner in ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Extension offers class on safe canning

    Wouldn’t it be nice to enjoy your garden or farmers market produce all year long? Whether just starting out or updating your food preservation knowled ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Beth Fowler dancers take first in national competition

    The Beth Fowler School of Dance Performing Group of Genoa and St. Charles recently competed in the Legacy National Dance Competition, which completed ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Scouting for Dragons

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, sponsored by Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, designed and led a sling-shot station at the annual Cub-O-Ree held at Camp Big T ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • IN UNIFORM

    Clukey graduates from trainingKevin Clukey, an Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadet at Northe ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Athena nominations are now available

    Community members are encouraged to submit nominations for the 26th annual DeKalb Athena Award and Women of Accomplishment.
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • U.S. economy posts solid 2.3 percent growth rate in Q2

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy posted a solid rebound in the April-June quarter after a harsh winter, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recover ...
    July 30, 2015 - 8:41 am
  • U.S. pending home sales slip in June

    WASHINGTON – The number of signed contracts to buy homes fell in June, as limited supplies of homes on the market are holding back possible sales grow ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • Plan to Protect Your Precious Passengers

    State FarmŪ offers simple reminders to help make your summer drive a safer one, no matter how far you're going.
    July 28, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Radiant Dermatology welcomed

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors welcomed Radiant Dermatology recently with a ribbon cutting. Dr. Amanda Friedrichs' practice specializes in the diagn ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • Friendship Haven of DeKalb welcomed

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members, staff and Mayor John Rey recently welcomed Friendship Haven of DeKalb to the chamber with a rib ...
    July 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb chamber welcomes Supercuts

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members and staff congratulate Supercuts of DeKalb on its grand opening. Owners Mike Davison and Greg Si ...
    July 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • County tourism revenue up 8.3 percent for 2014

    Cory Jobe, director of the Illinois Office of Tourism, is on the road this week to release the latest state and individual county visitor and economic ...
    July 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb police to host Special Olympics benefit

    SYCAMORE – Even as Chad McNett approaches his 10th year fundraising for the Special Olympics, it hasn’t begun to feel old – in fact, the DeKalb police ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • U.S. new-home sales hit June slump

    WASHINGTON – Fewer Americans bought new homes in June, a possible sign that the real estate market is cooling down after months of hot sales.
    July 24, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • Anthem bids $48 billion for Cigna to create health giant

    NEW YORK – Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about ...
    July 24, 2015 - 8:39 am

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