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  • 8 taken to hospital after Genoa crash

    GENOA – Eight people were taken to Kishwaukee Hospital with minor injuries after a three-vehicle crash on Route 23 at the Derby Line Road intersection ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Volunteers help students get settled in NIU residence halls on Move-in Day

    DeKALB – O’Rayn McAvoy had dropped off two of her older sisters at college, but Friday finally was her turn.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Convicted murderer Jack McCullough claims new witness to alibi in Sycamore cold case

    SYCAMORE – Convicted child murderer Jack McCullough wants another chance to prove his innocence, claiming that his 2012 trial and subsequent appeal we ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Photos: NIU students return to campus

    Volunteers assist students moving into residence halls at Northern Illinois University. ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Donald Trump supporters urinate on homeless Hispanic man in Boston

    BOSTON – Donald Trump on Friday denounced a violent attack against a homeless Hispanic man in Boston whose attacker told police he was inspired, in pa ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 3:42 pm
  • Ted Cruz critiques Jimmy Carter administration during Iowa stop

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Republican presidential candidate Texas Sen. Ted Cruz criticized former President Jimmy Carter's administration during a stump spee ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Hillary Clinton facing fresh worries in Congress over emails

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing fresh worries among congressional Democrats about her use of a private email account while serving as se ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Photos: Sycamore celebrates start to school year with picnic

    Sycamore High School hosted a Back-to-School Bash on Thursday, including hot dogs, a bags tournament and a movie.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 8:40 am
  • Woodbury gardens blooming

    Woodbury Elementary School in Sandwich has lots of gardens growing – cucumbers, peppers, cabbage and lots of flowers the children donated and planted ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Early Childhood Center at KC receives DCCF grant

    The Early Childhood Center at Kishwaukee College received a $2,300 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation that will be used to replace cots ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Campbell receives peace award

    DeKalb Interfaith Network for Peace and Justice recently honored Stanley Campbell, director of Rockford Urban Ministries, with its annual Peace Award.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Congregation Beth Shalom picnic scheduled

    Congregation Beth Shalom, the community synagogue serving DeKalb, Sycamore and the region, will host its annual welcome picnic at noon Aug. 30 at the ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Immanuel Lutheran sets fall schedule

    Immanuel Lutheran Church and Student Center, 511 Russell Road in DeKalb, will resume two services on Sunday – the traditional service at 8 a.m. and th ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KC hosts Garden Open House Aug. 27

    The Kishwaukee College Horticulture department will host a Garden Open House for the public to view this year’s gardens from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 27.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Grace Life Church has a new home

    Grace Life Church has a new home at the Sycamore Plaza in the Elite Fitness building on the north side of Sycamore.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
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