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  • Sycamore City Council approves reduced speed on Prairie Drive

    SYCAMORE – The speed limit on Prairie Drive through the Sycamore Prairie Industrial Park will soon be reduced by 5 mph, after a City Council vote.
    May 17, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • D-428 board asks for details on extracurricular spending

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 Board members asked administrators Tuesday for more information about how the district spends $1.4 million on extr ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:19 pm
  • Kishwaukee College faces choppy fiscal future

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College pumped most of the $1.1 million it got from the state this month back into its rainy-day fund, replenishing its reserves in ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Sycamore parks fundraising campaign gets a $25K boost

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District’s fundraising campaign got a boost from a recent $25,000 donation from the Rotary Club of Sycamore.
    May 17, 2016 - 10:32 pm
  • Couple trade in DeKalb two-bedroom apartment for tiny house

    DeKALB – An organic farmer and his wife, a student at Northern Illinois University, spent the past year building a 185-square-foot house on a trailer ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Photos: Inside a DeKalb tiny house

    Christopher Futty talks about the floor plans to the house he is building with his wife Allie Futty in the driveway of their apartment in DeKalb in Ma ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:10 pm
  • PHOTOS: Illinois Legislature works to end Illinois budget standoff

    SPRINGFIELD — Legislative leaders gave mixed reviews Tuesday to the latest negotiations with Gov. Bruce Rauner to seek an end to Illinois' epic budget ...
    May 17, 2016 - 6:42 pm
  • Committee to reveal 2016 Pumpkin Fest theme

    SYCAMORE – One lucky elementary school student will secure their spot in October's Pumpkin Fest parade and be named the festival's theme contest winne ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:20 pm
  • Man airlifted to hospital after tractor accident near DeKalb

    DeKALB – A 78-year-old man was flown to a Rockford hospital after he was pinned beneath a John Deere tractor this morning.
    May 17, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • Report finds segregation in education on the rise

    WASHINGTON – Six decades after the Supreme Court outlawed separating students by race, stubborn disparities persist in how the country educates its po ...
    May 17, 2016 - 2:43 pm
  • TSA sends dozens of screeners to O'Hare to cut wait times

    CHICAGO – The Transportation Security Administration is immediately sending 58 new security officers and four more bomb-sniffing dog teams to Chicago' ...
    May 17, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • U.S. industrial production jumps by most since November 2014

    WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production in April posted the biggest increase since November 2014 as utility output surged, the Federal Reserve said Tu ...
    May 17, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • DeKalb Chamber welcomes Merry Maids

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff congratulate Merry Maids on its membership with the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce. Lo ...
    May 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber kicks off Money Smart Week

    The Sycamore Chamber last week held a ribbon-cutting with Kishwaukee United Way to kick off Money Smart Week. Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of C ...
    May 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Dahlquist celebrates new owners

    To help celebrate the recent new ownership of Dahlquist Inc., the Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting. Shelley and Johnnie Smith have b ...
    May 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    If a new bookstore opens in DeKalb, will you shop there?
    Yes, regularly
    Yes, occasionally
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