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  • Sycamore high school students paint the town for homecoming

    It’s Homecoming week for Sycamore High School, and the community can get into the Spartan spirit by visiting downtown Sycamore and checking out the wi ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 1:17 am
  • Volunteers team up to wade through and clean up the Kishwaukee River

    Ryan Hannan has been swimming and fishing in the Kishwaukee River since the early 1990s when he was a boy – so he didn’t mind getting his feet wet Sat ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Barb City Manor residents paint for DAWC

    Residents of Barb City Manor participated in a painting party for the DeKalb Area Women's Center – Old Finn Hall Renovation fundraiser. The paintings ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Troup 2810 scouts travel to Philmont

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, sent a group of 10 youth and three adults to Philmont Scout Ranch near the t ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 100+ Women Who Care donates to 4-C

    Members of 100+ Women Who Care recently presented the Greatest Impact Award to Susan Petersen, executive director of 4-C: Community Coordinated Child ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kelly Miller Circus headed to Leland

    Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, step right up! The circus is coming to Leland on Thursday.The ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Meet local authors at Somonauk Public Library

    Somonauk Public Library will host a day of author talks, book readings and signings Oct. 8.Author pr ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa day care raises money for St. Jude with third annual Trike-A-Thon

    GENOA – Whether decorated with pink kitten ears, a princess crown, a Mohawk of lime green spikes or Spiderman, almost every child riding in the third ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • Former DeKalb ‘pill mill’ doctor pleads guilty

    ROCKFORD – A former DeKalb doctor accused of running a pill mill pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to distributing narcotics and tax fraud.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Early voting to begin in DeKalb County

    SYCAMORE – Early voting for the Nov. 8 general election will be available starting Thursday at the DeKalb County Legislative Center, 200 N. Main St., ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Crime Stoppers seeks information on Hinckley car burglaries

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a series of car burglaries in Hinckley this week.Police ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • DeKalb County home sales show gains in August

    DeKALB – Home sales in DeKalb County increased 36.7 percent last month as prices increased and the number of homes on the market declined.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • State Rep. Bob Pritchard seeks input on education

    DeKALB – Local public school teachers, parents and other community stakeholders will have a chance to have input on the new education rules the state ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Kishwaukee College to hold voter registration drive

    Kishwaukee College Student Government Association is offering students and community members the opportunity to register to vote in time for the upcom ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • DeKalb County budget calls for job cuts

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County budget being contemplated for 2017 would require elimination of nine full-time and five part-time positions in order to a ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Reader Poll

    Which type of recreational space do you use most often?
    Bicycle/walking trails
    Community parks
    Forest preserve
    State parks