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  • Custom Aluminum cited for safety violations

    The federal government blames an Elgin-based company, with a location in Genoa, for having poor safety protocols at the time of an incident that cost ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Police arrest Chicago man with marijuana in vehicle

    SYCAMORE – A Chicago man posted bond and was released from jail Wednesday after police said they found nearly 2 ounces of marijuana in his vehicle.
    May 5, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Sycamore City Council tables decision on annexation agreement

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council will vote May 16 on an annexation agreement that would allow residential development in a 300-acre rural area nor ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • NIU issues Program Prioritization task force reports

    DeKALB – Recommendations from a program self-assessment report Northern Illinois University issued Monday have some faculty concerned and left leaders ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Give Local DeKalb County overcomes technical issues

    DeKALB – After technical glitches Tuesday, Give Local DeKalb extended its 24-hour online giving challenge into a second day and donors continued to gi ...
    May 4, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • A fowl coexistence: Little can be done to control Canada geese

    DeKALB – If the question is, why did the Canada geese cross the road? The answer is pretty simple: They have a right to. No joke.
    May 4, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Genoa Lions Club presents Citizens of the Year

    The Genoa Lions Club hosted the 12 recipients of the Genoa-Kingston Schools Citizen of the Year Award on April 20.
    May 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Afeni Shakur, mother of rapper Tupac Shakur, dies

    SAN FRANCISCO – Afeni Shakur, the former Black Panther who inspired the work of her son, rap icon Tupac Shakur, and fostered his legacy for decades af ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Navy SEAL killed in Iraq was close to disgraced grandfather

    PHOENIX – The Navy SEAL killed in Iraq on Tuesday was identified as Charlie Keating IV, a former Phoenix high school star distance runner and the gran ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Illinois Democrats weighing higher taxes for the wealthy

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Democrats delayed a measure to tax millionaires at higher rates if voters approved the plan in November.
    May 3, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Ted Cruz ends his bid for Republican presidential nomination

    INDIANAPOLIS – Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump's march to the Republic ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • May 4 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:23 pm
  • Sycamore engineer asks to reduce speed limit on Prairie Drive

    SYCAMORE – The city’s Building and Engineering Department has asked to reduce the speed limit on Prairie Drive in the Sycamore Prairie Industrial Park ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:11 pm
  • DeKalb County plans reservation-only TV collection event

    DeKALB – DeKalb County officials have organized another cathode-ray tube TV recycling collection, and this time, they have structured it so that peopl ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren speaks with constituents in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Ill., met with constituents Tuesday at Shawn’s in Sycamore to discuss concerns and get up to speed on the DeKal ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What are your thoughts on Canada geese?
    Wish they'd stay out of the road
    Like having wildlife around
    They make a mess
    The goslings are so cute
    They're disturbingly aggressive