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    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 7½-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
  • Medicare unveils far-reaching overhaul of doctors' pay

    WASHINGTON – Medicare on Friday unveiled a far-reaching overhaul of how it pays doctors and other clinicians. Compensation for medical professionals w ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Sycamore Fire Department receives grant from Enbridge

    The Sycamore Fire Department recently received a $1,000 grant from the Enbridge Safe Community Program for the purchase of self-contained breathing ap ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
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