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  • Sycamore museum offers junior docent program

    The Sycamore History Museum is hosting a junior docent program training class.A docent gives exhibit ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Markets reel as world absorbs shock of UK vote for Brexit

    LONDON – Britain has jumped. Now it is wildly searching for the parachute.The U.K.'s unprecedented d ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Ryan proposes simpler tax code

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans led by Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled a plan for a simpler tax code, the sixth and last installment of a GOP agenda designe ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • IS captures 900 Kurdish civilians in north Syria in 3 weeks

    BEIRUT – Islamic State militants abducted about 900 Kurdish civilians in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo over the past three weeks, forcing the ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Indian Creek retirement dinner for superintendent may have broken state law

    SHABBONA – The longtime leader of Indian Creek Community School District 425 will retire from her post June 30, but a dinner to mark the occasion may ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Local lawmakers to keep eye on proposed bill to ban some gun permits

    DeKALB – Illinois was the last state in the nation to adopt a concealed carry law, but it could be one of the first to pass legislation aimed at keepi ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • DeKalb police to enforce seat belt laws

    The DeKalb Police Department will join the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois State Police and hundreds of local law enforcement agen ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • DeKalb County clerk to require appointments for passport applications

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Clerk’s Office will require appointments to process passport applications starting July 1.
    June 24, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • State budget impasse could delay several DeKalb County road projects

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Highway Department said Friday that several road project startups could be held up, and the completion of the Coltonville R ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • NIU alum takes top job at DeKalb County Health Department

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University alumna whose work in public health spans 15 years has been tapped to take over as head of the DeKalb County Pu ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • DeKalb man faces child pornography charges

    SYCAMORE – Police said a DeKalb man facing child pornography charges had the files pulled up on his home computer when officers arrived with a search ...
    June 24, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • New restaurant wants Cabana Charley’s space in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – A new restaurant plans to open in the space formerly occupied by Cabana Charley’s in Sycamore.
    June 26, 2016 - 6:03 pm
  • Maria Ridulph Memorial Fund sends Sycamore brother, sister to summer camp

    SYCAMORE – Charles Ridulph watched misty-eyed Thursday as 10-year-old Lily Potts gushed about summer camp and the horses she’s ridden, arrows she’s sh ...
    June 24, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • DeKalb man pleads not guilty to murdering 19-year-old girlfriend

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of murdering his 19-year-old girlfriend and hiding her body in a closet.
    June 24, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Hillary Clinton's State Dept. calendar is missing at least 75 entries, Associated Press review finds

    WASHINGTON – An Associated Press review of the official calendar Hillary Clinton kept as secretary of state identified at least 75 meetings with longt ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:13 pm
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