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  • 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 7˝-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
  • Waterman Lions present scholarship

    Alexis Van Wyhe of Waterman received a collage scholarship worth $750 a semester for two years from the Waterman Lions Club. She is shown here with cl ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Local DAR group meets in Shabbona

    The General John Stark Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution gathered Oct. 1 for a business-luncheon meeting at ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Glad Tidings hosts hymn sing

    Glad Tidings Assembly of God, 2325 N. First St. in DeKalb, will host a hymn sing at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The public is invited.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Deadline approaching for trip to see DHS Marching Barbs in Ireland

    Limited opportunities remain to join the award-winning DeKalb High School marching band when the group travels to Ireland next spring to participate i ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Glad Tidings plans 'Light the Night' event

    Glad Tidings Assembly of God, 2325 N. First St. in DeKalb, will host a “Light the Night” event from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
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