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  • Sycamore police to enforce safe driving Super Bowl weekend

    SYCAMORE – Police are buckling down on buckling up and will be on the lookout for impaired drivers this Super Bowl weekend.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:12 pm
  • Hillary Clinton's narrow win sparks nervousness among supporters

    MANCHESTER, New Hampshire – Hillary Clinton emerged from Iowa with a razor-thin victory over Bernie Sanders — and a new round of nervous second-guessi ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • Attendance at Illinois historic sites drops by 7 percent

    SPRINGFIELD – Visits to Illinois' historic sites fell by 7 percent in 2015, despite the state's commemorations of the 150th anniversaries of the Civil ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • Donald Trump boosts turnout, but not all newcomers vote for him

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Donald Trump's presence is drawing unprecedented attention to the Republican presidential contest. But after careful considera ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Agency: North Korea plans satellite launch this month

    SEOUL, South Korea – Weeks after its fourth nuclear test, North Korea announced plans Tuesday to launch an Earth observation satellite on a rocket lat ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Campaigns turn to New Hampshire with Ted Cruz ascendant

    NEWBURY, N.H. – Next up: New Hampshire.Presidential contenders on Tuesday turned their airplanes and ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • Martin O'Malley drops out of Democratic race for president

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley ended his Democratic presidential campaign Monday midway through vote-counting in the Iowa cau ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • No shadow: Pennsylvania groundhog Punxsutawney Phil 'predicts' early spring

    PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said the furry rodent failed to see his shadow at dawn Tu ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 8:38 am
  • Mike Huckabee ends his 2nd bid for president

    WASHINGTON – Mike Huckabee ended his second campaign for the White House on Monday amid a dismal showing in the Iowa caucuses that he won in his first ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 8:36 am
  • Iowa Takeaways: Donald Trump can't meet hype, Hillary Clinton underwhelms

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Donald Trump failed to live up to his own hype and finished second to Ted Cruz, but it was a late surge from Marco Rubio that may w ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 8:35 am
  • Three win Stakeholder of the Year

    Three employees have been awarded Resource Bank N.A.’s Stakeholder of the Year for 2015. The three w ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Braden appointed to international alumni council

    Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges, recently announced the appointment of a Sycamore resident and businessman, Kevi ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Park district hires new superintendent of golf

    Shane Bays has joined the DeKalb Park District as its Superintendent of Golf.Bays comes to the distr ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee Family YMCA Wellness Center gets new equipment

    SYCAMORE – Gone are the days of staring at the gym wall during cardio, since the Kishwaukee Family YMCA Wellness Center has been renovated to suit eve ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Networking event set for NIU women’s basketball game

    The Sycamore Chamber of Commerce and the Kishwaukee Women’s Network are partnering with Northern Illinois University Athletics for a social gathering ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
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