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  • Sycamore teachers set up lemonade stand for students' last day

    SYCAMORE – At the sound of the year’s final school bell Thursday, students bolted from Sycamore Middle School and headed downtown on skateboards and b ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Farmers markets in Genoa, DeKalb, Sycamore plan to offer new options

    GENOA – A sure sign summer is right around the corner is when local farmers markets start popping up around DeKalb County.
    May 27, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Memorial Day escort seeking additional vehicles

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Forty and Eight Voiture 207 is looking for motorcycles and other vehicles to join in a Memorial Day parade escort.
    May 27, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Man faces charges after punching driver; stalking and hitting woman

    SYCAMORE – A man police say punched a driver repeatedly in the face, and in the same day stalked and hit a woman, remained at the DeKalb County Jail o ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • $50 oil shouldn't pose major threat to consumers, economy

    NEW YORK – The price of oil topped $50 a barrel this week for the first time since July, delivering a cash infusion to oil producers and a lift to bea ...
    May 26, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • Driver in crash that injured Sycamore HS student rejects plea offer

    SYCAMORE – A former Sycamore High School student facing criminal charges and a civil lawsuit in connection with an October 2014 crash that severely in ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • New federal rules proposed for school accountability

    WASHINGTON – Proposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic ...
    May 26, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Youth Sinfonia auditions June 4

    High school string, wind, brass and percussion players are invited to audition for CSA Sinfonia on June 4 in the Music Building at Northern Illinois U ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach Players to present 'My Fair Lady'

    For the first time in its 70-year history, Stage Coach Players will present “My Fair Lady.”It is a t ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Beth Fowler dancers to present 'West Side Story & More!'

    "West Side Story & More!" is a fun high-energy dance show featuring award-winning dances and the show closer of “West Side Story.” This show will be p ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Clinton email use broke federal rules: inspector's report

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leav ...
    May 25, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Protesters rally ahead of McDonald’s shareholders’ meeting

    OAK BROOK – Protesters rallied outside a McDonald’s for higher wage, and the company said employees at its headquarters were working from home Wednesd ...
    May 25, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Sycamore High School students to travel to Nashville for musical field trip

    SYCAMORE – A group of Sycamore students will travel to Nashville, Tennessee, for an orchestra tour the first week of June.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • DeKalb's Feed'Em Soup to close at end of month

    DeKALB – The Feed’em Soup Community Project will close its location at 251 E Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb at the end of the month.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • More than a year after being in a coma at death’s door, Ethan Menges bounces back

    ROSCOE – Sixteen months ago, Ethan Menges’ family members gathered around his hospital bed, as a life-support machine chugged and beeped in the backgr ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:59 pm
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