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  • Walk & Roll for Mobility raises $1,100 for VAC

    The third annual Walk & Roll for Mobility in September successfully raised $1,100 for the Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb County.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Goodwill seeks volunteers for free tax prep program

    Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois is seeking volunteers for its GoodTAXES program in the Rockford regional area and in DeKalb.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am

    Starzyk graduates from basic trainingU.S. Air Force Airman Arden E. Starzyk graduated from basic mil ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Ex-Illinois youth prison to reopen as 'life skills' facility

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday ordered a former youth prison to be reopened as a center designed to reduce recidivism in his ongoing effort ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • A decade of crop loss from hurricane in Haiti

    LES CAYES, Haiti – As Hurricane Matthew roared across southwestern Haiti, Joselien Jean-Baptiste huddled with his family while the wind whipped at his ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Experts worry about vote turmoil on Election Day

    ATLANTA – New ID requirements. Unfamiliar or distant polling places. Names missing from the voter rolls.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Students tour firms, explore engineering options

    SYCAMORE – John Limberis said he wants a job where he can work with his hands, and the tour he took Friday with other area high school students helped ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Police recover illegal handgun after report of robbery in DeKalb

    DeKALB – It started with a man’s report that three people had stolen $2,800 in cash from him. After a 7˝-hour search for the money, police found it in ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Sycamore City Council considers city clerk salary increase

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council will vote on a gradual increase of the city clerk’s salary during its meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the Council Cha ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • DeKalb clerk gets hefty pay raise

    DeKALB – Aldermen couldn’t agree to give themselves a raise, but they did approve a hefty hike in the city clerk’s pay.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Sycamore girl collects Halloween costumes for charity

    DeKALB – There’s bound to be a few more witches and princesses, lions, superheroes and more knocking on doors looking for treats this Halloween, after ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • 'Come on, man,' President Obama says, rolling his eyes at Donald Trump

    CLEVELAND – Rolling his eyes at the Republican nominee, President Barack Obama mocked Donald Trump's purported business acumen and newfound rage again ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 2:21 pm
  • Leftover jail material used for future project

    SYCAMORE – Dirt is being moved to the proposed Sycamore Crossing site, but commercial development still could be a ways off.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 10:10 am
  • Sycamore park grant to fund trail extension

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District plans to create a safer path for Sycamore Middle School students, using a $632,600 grant from the Illinois Depar ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 10:05 am
  • The U.S. says you can now bring back 100 Cuban cigars and several bottles of rum

    The Obama administration announced Friday it is eliminating a $100 limit on the value of Cuban rum and cigars that American travelers can bring back f ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:05 am
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