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  • Sycamore candidates to participate in forum

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Area Indivisible will be hosting a forum Sunday for Sycamore candidates in the upcoming election.
    March 17, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • Bond increased to $200K for woman charged with 5th DUI

    SYCAMORE – A judge increased bond to $200,000 Friday for a Cortland woman facing a fifth driving under the influence charge after causing a head-on co ...
    March 18, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Former Sycamore gymnastics instructor pleads not guilty to child sexual abuse charges

    SYCAMORE – A former gymnastics instructor accused of sexually abusing girls at Energym in Sycamore where he worked pleaded not guilty Friday to charge ...
    March 17, 2017 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb Topper's Pizza to reopen after fire

    DeKALB – Despite the closures of the chain’s other Illinois locations and a fire that caused $10,000 in damage to the building, Toppers Pizza at 1015 ...
    March 17, 2017 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb High School's Marching Barbs parade through Dublin on St. Patrick's Day

    DUBLIN – Members of the DeKalb High School Marching Barbs fulfilled two years worth of planning and practice as they marched in the 2017 St. Patrick’s ...
    March 18, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • How the U.S. mission in Syria has evolved and could expand

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. campaign against the Islamic State in Syria has evolved in the past couple of years from airstrikes and training of local forces ...
    March 17, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • Trump, Merkel try to sidestep differences in first meeting

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to sidestep their differences in a meeting Friday at the White House, bu ...
    March 17, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • Trump OKs changes in GOP health care bill, winning support

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump agreed to add fresh Medicaid curbs to the House Republican health care bill Friday, bolstering the measure with su ...
    March 17, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • GOP, Dem lawmakers decry Trump's cut to Meals on Wheels

    WASHINGTON – Meals on Wheels, the popular service that provides food to the elderly, faces a sharp funding cut under President Donald Trump’s budget p ...
    March 17, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • Republicans join Democrats against Trump's Great Lakes cuts

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – It sounds like an idea that would warm a conservative Republican’s heart: Kill funding of a regional environmental cleanup that ...
    March 17, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • Photos: DeKalb High School Marching Band performs in Ireland

    The DeKalb High School Marching Barbs performed at the annual St. Patrick's Day parade in Dublin, Ireland, on Friday, March , 17, 2017.
    March 17, 2017 - 4:43 pm
  • Golf course views and a floor-to-ceiling fireplace: 23 photos of a $323,500 DeKalb home for sale

    Check out this $323,500 DeKalb home for sale, listed on Zillow ...
    March 17, 2017 - 3:03 pm
  • Photos: Prom dresses given out to area students

    Area high school students look for prom dresses inside the cafeteria of DeKalb High School on Thursday, March 16, 2017 in DeKalb. DeKalb High School's ...
    March 17, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Trump's defense budget boost raises questions on strategy

    WASHINGTON – An essential element is missing from President Donald Trump's plan for boosting the budgets of the U.S. military services by $54 billion ...
    March 17, 2017 - 8:24 am
  • Photos: Kirkland Meet the Candidates Night

    Check out these photos from the Meet the Candidates night in Kirkland ...
    March 17, 2017 - 8:17 am
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