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  • Farm credit organizations pledge $300,000 to FARM Illinois

    Four farm credit organizations are pledging three years of support for an initiative dedicated to developing a plan to enable Illinois to become a lea ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • First Midwest Bank, Complete Consignment open in Sandwich

    The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce recently held two ribbon-cuttings for member businesses, First Midwest Bank and Complete Consignment.
    May 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore attorney reappointed to council

    Richard D. Larson, an attorney with offices in Sycamore, has been reappointed to serve as a member of the Commercial Banking, Collections & Bankruptcy ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • McAdams joins Illinois Community Credit Union

    Mary Jo McAdams is the new senior branch manager at Illinois Community Credit Union’s Sycamore branch at 508 W. State St.
    May 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Malta Lions selling rose bouquets

    The Malta Lions Club will hold its annual Rose Day from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday.Roses cost $15 a dozen ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • City seeks residents for Human Relations Commission

    DeKALB – City officials are looking for residents interested in serving on the city’s Human Relation ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • May 3 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • DeKalb’s Hope Haven gets $120,000 grant renewal

    DeKALB – A local social service agency that deals with homelessness in DeKalb County had two of its federal grants renewed Monday, ensuring thousands ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Cruz fights for survival; Trump eyes Ind. victory

    OSCEOLA, Ind. – Ted Cruz’s conservative crusade for the presidency fought for new life Monday ahead of an Indiana vote that could effectively end the ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Donald Trump far behind in preparing for general election

    WASHINGTON – The Republican presidential nomination may be in his sights, yet Donald Trump so far has ignored vital preparations needed for a quick an ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Study: 7 of 10 most profitable U.S. hospitals are nonprofits

    CHICAGO – Seven of the 10 most profitable U.S. hospitals are nonprofits, according to new research, including one in Urbana, Illinois, where hospital ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • New business offers characters for hire

    DeKALB – Local mom Jessica McClure is a party animal – and princess, and superhero and zombie.McClur ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • VAC benefits from Meals for Moms fundraiser

    SYCAMORE – Several local leaders were serving in a different capacity Monday as the Voluntary Action Center hosted its annual Mother’s Day recognition ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Jane Fargo Hotel to become apartment complex, city council unanimously approves

    SYCAMORE – The City Council on Monday unanimously approved a request from a local developer to transform the Jane Fargo Hotel into a “high-end” apartm ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Give Local DeKalb County campaign gives donors chance to stretch their dollars

    DeKALB – Jerry and Annette Johns have supported a number of local nonprofit organizations over the years, but when they make a donation today as part ...
    May 3, 2016 - 6:14 pm
  • Reader Poll

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    I usually go under the limit
    I drive the limit
    I drive about 5 over
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