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  • Deportations just latest topic where Donald Trump has wavered

    WASHINGTON – As he powered through his rivals in the Republican primary, Donald Trump sold himself as the "tell-it-like-it-is" candidate, a brash trut ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Top French court rules Burkini bans violate basic freedoms

    PARIS – France's top administrative court overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean town, in a decision Friday that should set legal precedent r ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 9:09 am
  • DeKalb Women’s Club awards scholarships

    Justene Jennings (left) and Alma Lazaro (right) were the recipients of this year's DeKalb Women's Club scholarships. Jennings will attend Kishwaukee C ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Lions Club awards scholarships

    Sycamore Lions Past President Ryan Genz (left) congratulates Jacob Bjork, recipient of the Sycamore Lions & Lioness Clubs’ $1,000 Selected Career Scho ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Spinoso scholarships awarded

    The Spinoso Masters Scholarship selection committee has chosen five individuals to receive a total of $30,000 to use toward master’s level education. ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bickner is 2016 YMCA Swimming Coach of the Year

    Brian Bickner, senior aquatics director at the Kishwaukee Family YMCA, was named 2016 YMCA Swimming Coach of the Year.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Malta church sets rally day

    Malta United Methodist Church and Northwest Malta United Methodist will host its annual rally day and outdoor worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday at Jon ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Performers 'Share the Talent' at Creston church

    St. John’s Church in Creston held an Ice Cream Social and “Share the Talent” night on July 17. Both vocal and instrumental selections were performed a ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul in Sandwich sets religious education classes

    Religious education classes at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Sandwich will kick off with a parent/student meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Congregation Beth Shalom picnic scheduled

    Congregation Beth Shalom, the community synagogue serving DeKalb, Sycamore and the region, will hold its annual welcome picnic at noon Sunday at the W ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Judge: Lizard, Illuminati beliefs mean terror suspect unfit

    CHICAGO – A suburban Chicago terrorism suspect charged with attempting to bomb a downtown bar sincerely believes that fantastical lizards, Freemasons ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Illinois redistricting referendum won't appear on ballot

    CHICAGO – A divided Illinois Supreme Court narrowly ruled Thursday that a voter referendum seeking to change how Illinois draws political boundaries i ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Davis Junction man faces child sexual assault charges

    SYCAMORE – A preliminary hearing has been set for a Davis Junction man charged with multiple counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child in ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Residents could sue to block propane storage plan

    SYCAMORE – Opponents of a propane distribution facility proposed for property at the northeast corner of Route 64 and Five Points Road say they plan t ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Police locate vehicle in Chicago taken from scene of Sycamore double slaying

    SYCAMORE – Police said Thursday they recovered a vehicle that was taken from the rural Sycamore home of two people who were found slain earlier this m ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:41 pm
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