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  • Crime Free Housing Bureau posts records online

    The sunny days and regular spring rains have been great for growing grass – and when property owners don’t have it mowed down, Carl Leoni hears about ...
    May 31, 2016 - 9:24 am
  • DeKalb Fire Department to buy special mobile tower for high-rise fire rescue training

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Fire Department secured a $239,000 federal grant to buy a special mobile tower that will give firefighters a feel for fighting a b ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • New restaurant to open in vacant Sycamore space

    SYCAMORE – A new restaurant serving up dishes made with locally grown ingredients and prepared by a local couple could open in the city’s downtown thi ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Biking the U.S.: Avid cyclists riding cross-country to raise money for Shabbona Pathway

    SHABBONA – When celebrating a 50th birthday, most people have a party. When Linda Novotny and Wendy Schnorr of Shabbona turned 50, they took part in R ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Fire causes damage to DeKalb home

    DeKALB – Four different fire departments responded to a fire in the garage at a home in the 500 block of Bush Street on Saturday.
    May 30, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Sycamore History Museum kicks off summer

    Summer officially has arrived, and everyone is looking for events and activities to fill out the next few months. The Sycamore History Museum has a fu ...
    May 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Deadline to register for Farm Safety Camp is Friday

    The deadline to register a child for Farm Safety Camp is Friday, June 3.Teaching kids how to work an ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • DeKalb County 4-H Foundation to host pork chop dinner

    The DeKalb County 4-H Foundation along with the DeKalb Area Pork Producers will conduct the annual Pork Chop Drive Thru Dinner on June 22 at the DeKal ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • A veteran's race against time to return WWI Purple Hearts

    ST. ALBANS, Vt. – A group that seeks to reunite lost Purple Hearts with service members or their descendants is embarking on an ambitious project: to ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • At least 6 dead, 2 missing after floods in Texas, Kansas

    HOUSTON – Authorities in central Texas found two more bodies along flooded streams Sunday, bringing the death toll from flooding the state to six.
    May 29, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Border redraw moves 19 homes in the Carolinas

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Dee Martin may wake up on Jan. 1 and find herself in a whole different state.South ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Iraqi forces complete buildup around IS-held Fallujah

    TARIQ CAMP, Iraq – Iraq's special forces completed a troop buildup around Fallujah on Sunday ahead of an operation to retake the Islamic State-held ci ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Garland gives commencement address at old high school

    CHICAGO – Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland delivered the commencement speech Sunday at the Chicago-area high school where he graduated as valedic ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Shootings at Houston auto shop leave gunman, customer dead

    HOUSTON – A man came into a Houston auto detail shop and began shooting, killing a man known to be a customer and putting a neighborhood on lockdown S ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • 5 women of World War II recount experiences

    DeKALB – Five women who served their country in various roles during Word War II met recently to share memories and talk about the great war that ende ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Reader Poll

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