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  • Shimon Peres witnessed Israel's history, and shaped it

    JERUSALEM – At every corner of Israel's tumultuous history, Shimon Peres was there.He was a young ai ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Sycamore park board approves dividing $10M project bonds

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District board of commissioners voted Tuesday to divide its sale of $10 million in project bonds into two segments to min ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • DeKalb sex offender faces new child-sex charges

    SYCAMORE – A convicted child-sex offender faces new charges involving the rape of another child.Adam ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • New Sycamore Forest Preserve could open this year

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Forest Preserve’s newest addition could soon become one of its most popular.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 board interviews retired superintendents

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University assistant professor appears to be one of the two candidates DeKalb School District 428 board members are consi ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • 10 most expensive homes for sale in Sycamore: Week of Sept. 27, 2016

    How often have you driven by a large home and asked yourself how much does that home cost? Here is a list of the 10 most expensive homes for sale as o ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • Judge's ruling reduces Election Day registration in Illinois

    CHICAGO – A federal judge has scaled back Election Day voter registration for highly populated areas in Illinois, a decision that sides with Republica ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisis

    ROCHESTER, Mass. – All is not well in cranberry country this harvesting season, the 200th anniversary of the world's first known commercial cultivatio ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 1:11 am
  • Former South Dakota police chief found guilty of murder

    BURKE, S.D. – A jury on Monday found a former South Dakota police chief guilty of first degree murder in the death of his pregnant fiancee in 2009.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene

    HOUSTON – A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Chicago teachers vote to authorize strike in contract talks

    CHICAGO – Teachers in the nation’s third-largest school district announced Monday that they have overwhelming support for a strike, but several steps ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • WOW 7 theater remodeled and reopened as Cinema 7

    SANDWICH – Ninety-year-old John Kell, a life-long resident of Sandwich, remembers going to Sandwich’s State Theater during the Great Depression with h ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 1:26 am
  • Alumni take a last look inside old Waterman High School

    WATERMAN – The ghosts of Wolverines past followed alumni Friday night as they took what probably was their last look inside the old Waterman High Scho ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • D-428 board to meet today for first time since Moeller placed on leave

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 board is scheduled to hold a special meeting Tuesday, likely to pick a new interim superintendent or whittle t ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Strohacker: Discover Genoa for unique finds, eats and more

    Are you looking for something different to do this weekend? Come to Genoa for the day!If you have no ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Which type of recreational space do you use most often?
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    Forest preserve
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