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  • Photos: DeKalb Falls to Sycamore, 12-1

    Images from Wednesday's baseball game. ...

    April 16, 2014 - 7:37 pm
  • Huskie Bowl format tweaked

    DeKALB – Rod Carey was forced to come up with a Plan B.His Northern Illinois football team has been banged up this spring, and Carey didn’t ...

    April 17, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Police: Woman hit man with tire iron along I-88

    SYCAMORE – A 38-year-old Chicago woman accused of striking a family or household member with a tire iron was released on her own recognizanc ...

    April 16, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Marathon organizers confident of safe race

    BOSTON – The arrest of a man with a rice cooker in his backpack near the Boston Marathon finish line led police to step up patrols Wednesday ...

    April 16, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • No one injured in DeKalb kitchen fire

    DeKALB – No one was injured in a fire today in the kitchen of a DeKalb home.Crews were called to 427 N. 14th St. about 12:28 p.m. today for ...

    April 16, 2014 - 3:52 pm
  • White wash: Yanks sweep Cubs

    NEW YORK – There was nothing mysterious about Michael Pineda’s performance this time. Masahiro Tanaka’s dominant outing was pretty straight ...

    April 17, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Bradley leads Red Sox past White Sox in 14 innings

    CHICAGO – Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run double off Chicago infielder Leury Garcia in the top of the 14th inning and the Boston Red Sox ou ...

    April 17, 2014 - 1:02 am
  • Walker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Al Jefferson knows few people will be giving the Charlotte Bobcats a chance to upset the Miami Heat in the first round of ...

    April 17, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

    WASHINGTON — As political campaigns begin to heat up, the Supreme Court is deciding whether false accusations and mudslinging made during an ...

    April 16, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Pet of the Week: Boots

    Meet Boots and Sadie. Boots is a more than 1-year-old black and white domestic short-haired mix available for adoption at Tails Humane Socie ...

    April 14, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • Top 10 reasons to reconsider a long-term high-protein diet

    1.  Your body, specifically your brain and your heart, needs at least 130g of carbohydrate daily in order to function optimally. 2.  Eating ...

    April 9, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Picture This: Flying again

    On Thursday, I was able to go to Oaken Acres, a facility in rural Sycamore where they rehabilitate injured wild animals. I arrived not knowi ...

    April 7, 2014 - 12:44 pm
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  • Picture This: Emotional aftermath

    The face that Tonda Ranken has in this photograph is one I know well. It’s the blank stare of grief that happens when so many thoughts are going throu ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Schrader: Cane provides history mystery

    Our neighbor Sally Stevens presented me with a “history mystery” recently and I jumped at the challenge. It seems a friend of hers, retired Sycamore S ...
    April 15, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Olson: Apology given, pain remains

    Although we’ve written countless stories about Patricia Schmidt’s trial and acquittal, she didn’t become a real person to me until Friday morning.
    April 12, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Akst: Flat Stanley is simple, fun

    Classroom learning is crucial. As a teacher, I’m not aware of any really effective substitute or replacement for it.
    April 11, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Duchnowski: He passed the dog test

    My boyfriend was more nervous about our dogs meeting than meeting my parents. By Rob’s way of thinki ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:19 am
  • Olson: Justice system not ruled by popular opinion

    Police can arrest you and haul you to jail in handcuffs. They can book you and photograph you, take your fingerprints and your bodily fluids. You can ...
    April 7, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Akst: Arts, a good investment

    My brother-in-law’s March 21 announcement was worrisome but not completely a surprise.Bruce had post ...
    April 7, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • Duchnowski: ‘Cowgirl crook’ and local prosecutor hit TV

    Joseph Pedersen wouldn’t call Rita Crundwell “the cunning cowgirl crook,” as the federal prosecutor isn’t prone to giving defendants snazzy names.
    April 7, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • Schrader: History Fair entries bring histories to life

    Every year I look forward to the Northern Regional History Fair for middle and high school students. It amazes me how much work goes into the student ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:07 pm
  • Duchnowski: As pleasant as fraud can be

    A credit card company representative called me on a recent Friday afternoon to ask if I was buying groceries in Georgia.
    April 7, 2014 - 12:50 pm

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