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  • Kishwaukee Family YMCA gets grant for Parkinson’s program

    Kishwaukee Family YMCA announced today it has received a $26,750 grant from Telligen Community Initiative (TCI), an Iowa-based private charitable foun ...
    April 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Kiwanis plan craft beer and brat festival

    The Kiwanis Club of Sycamore will host its first Craft Beer and Brat Festival on July 1 on Somonauk Street between Elm and State streets in downtown S ...
    April 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Class program collecting used school spirit wear

    Each year, members of the DeKalb Leadership Academy are challenged to develop projects that will not only better the community, but also be sustainabl ...
    April 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Man charged with aggravated sexual assault held on $750K bond

    SYCAMORE – A 38-year-old man extradited from Utah on a charge of aggravated criminal sexual assault of a 38-year-old woman in May in Sycamore is in De ...
    April 22, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Attempted robbery suspect is parolee

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man free on parole after serving 18 years in prison for murder was in DeKalb County court Friday facing charges of aggravated atte ...
    April 22, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Local PAC expected to remain intact, spends $4K on elections

    DeKALB – After spending more than $4,000 to support campaigns of local city and school board candidates, the Barb City Action Committee is expected to ...
    April 22, 2017 - 12:54 am
  • Sandwich park hosts Civil War re-enactment camp

    SANDWICH – The Civil War ended in spring 1865, but the 10th Illinois Infantry Re-enactment Group has brought the war between the North and South back ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • Money for wall is a must

    WASHINGTON – Money for the wall President Donald Trump wants to build along the U.S. border with Mexico must be part of the massive spending bill Cong ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Defense secretary: Syria keeps chemical weapons

    TEL AVIV, Israel – Syria still possesses chemical weapons, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in Israel on Friday, warning against the banned muni ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Hearing probes Ill. auditor general’s campaign spending

    CHICAGO – An Illinois State Board of Elections hearing officer is expected to issue a recommendation next month regarding allegations that the state’s ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Florida senator who used racial slur resigns

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A Florida state senator who used a racial slur and vulgar language in a conversation with two African-­American colleagues resigne ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Unemployment rate for Illinois drops to 4.9 percent in March

    CHICAGO – Illinois officials say the state’s unemployment rate fell .5 percentage points to 4.9 percent in March.
    April 21, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Illinois groups opposed to letting AT&T divert resources from landlines

    SPRINGFIELD – AARP Illinois and consumer-rights groups in the state say they oppose legislation that would allow AT&T to divert its resources away fro ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Rauner: Expanding abortion coverage too controversial

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner says he no longer supports expanding abortion coverage for state workers and Medicaid recipients because it’s too controve ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Real estate agents share dos, don'ts for buyers, sellers

    DeKALB – Want an idea of just how much of a seller’s market it is this spring? It took longtime local real estate agent Bernie Stefani all of three da ...
    April 22, 2017 - 12:28 am
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