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  • Sycamore kicks off holiday season with Moonlight Madness

    SYCAMORE – Children pressed their faces against the glass of local shop window Friday to stand nose-to-nose with the group of puppies on display durin ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Photos: Moonlight Madness 2015

    Patrons braved the season's first snow to visit Downtown Sycamore businesses for the annual Moonlight Madness.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 8:09 pm
  • Police: Hinckley man shoots self after domestic incident

    HINCKLEY – A Hinckley man was in critical condition Friday morning after police said he threatened two people with a handgun before turning the gun on ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Islamic extremists attack hotel in Mali's capital

    BAMAKO, Mali – Islamic extremists armed with guns and throwing grenades stormed the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital Friday morning, killing at le ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 8:23 am
  • International Gift Market set in Somonauk

    St. John’s Lutheran Church in Somonauk will host its eighth annual International Gift Market and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Fire truck visits North Grove Elementary

    First-graders at North Grove Elementary in Sycamore were amazed by the fire truck when the Sycamore Fire Department visited in honor of Fire Safety We ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • SMS names Students of the Month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for October. The sixth-grade students are Cheyanne Judd, Heidi Hoyos, Hannah Ekstrom and Ga ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Students participate in 'Running with the Hawks' fundraiser

    Landon Krull led the pack at North Grove Elementary in Sycamore during the PTO-sponsored fundraiser, "Running with the Hawks." Students were put into ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • JMIH kicks off community music campaign

    Just Make It Happen is running a campaign through the end of Novermber titled "Tis the Season." The goal is to strengthen the community through perfor ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Pre-Thanksgiving dinner planned at DeKalb church

    First United Church of DeKalb invites those in the community who are in need of hope, friendship or a good meal to a pre-Thanksgiving dinner Sunday.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Congregation Beth Shalom opens holiday shop

    Hanukkah begins this year on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 6. To get ready for the holiday, Congregation Beth Shalom’s Hanukkah Shop will be open on Sun ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Silent Knight auction scheduled in Lee

    St. James Knights of Columbus will hold its fifth annual live Christmas auction, “Silent Knight,” Dec. 5 in the St. James Catholic Church Hall, 221 W. ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Christmas schedule set at Crossview Church

    Crossview Church, 150 Bethany Road in DeKalb, invites the community to its Advent and Christmas events.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • House votes to curb Syrian refugees, snubbing veto threat

    WASHINGTON – Responding swiftly to the terror in Paris, the U.S. House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to erect high hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refuge ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • FBI head: No credible threat to US after Paris attacks

    WASHINGTON – FBI Director James Comey said Thursday there is no credible threat to the United States following the Paris terror attacks, and that inve ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:35 am
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