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  • 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
  • Donations help provide basketball court in man's memory

    James Tompkins was such a fan of Northern Illinois University athletics, he was buried in a Huskies jersey.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Video shows deadly encounter between police, black man

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Video of a deadly encounter between Charlotte police and a black man shows his wife repeatedly telling officers he is not armed and ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • GOP lawmaker: FBI gave immunity to top Clinton aide

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton’s former chief of staff, Cheryl Mills, and two other staff members were granted immunity deals in exchange for their coop ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • Lead crisis in housing project was actually no surprise

    EAST CHICAGO, Ind. – When the mayor in this industrial town ordered the evacuation of a 40-year-old public housing complex this summer because of seve ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Clinton struggles to make Obama's coalition her own

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton long planned to activate the vaunted Obama coalition to help carry her to the White House. But a rough month on the trail ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Three-vehicle crash closed Route 23 at Chicago Road near Waterman

    WATERMAN – A three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 23 and Chicago Road Friday afternoon required one person to be airlifted from the scene, ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • In dramatic reversal, Ted Cruz endorses Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON – Ted Cruz announced Friday he will vote for Donald Trump, a dramatic about-face for the Texas senator who previously called the New York b ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 3:05 pm
  • Jury finds DeKalb man guilty in child sex assault case

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man faces at least 54 years in prison after being convicted of nine counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child involvi ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Sandwich church to serve Salad Luncheon

    The annual Salad Luncheon at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 2465 W. Sandwich Road, in Sandwich will be Thursday, Sept. 29, in the dining hall.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Winners named in Somonauk Library's 'Read for the Win' program

    The 2016 Summer Reading Program, “Read for the Win,” has come to a successful close at the Somonaul Public Library.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • $5,000 in scholarships awarded to young swine producers

    The Superior Young Producer Award program rewards 4-H and FFA members who excel in their knowledge of the livestock industry in five specific species, ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Navy veteran honored

    Navy veteran John Kell of Sandwich received a certificate of appreciation from La Societe des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chavaux. Kell was honored for hi ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Mathlete of the Month named

    Adrianna Pellegrini, an eighth-grader at Sycamore Middle School, was named Mathnasium’s August Mathlete of the Month. Pellegrini earned the nomination ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Catholic Daughters plan salad bar luncheon

    Catholic Daughters of America Immaculate Conception Court 996 of St. Mary Catholic Church, DeKalb, will host its traditional salad bar luncheon from 1 ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

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