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  • Graduates bid farewell to Sycamore High School

    SYCAMORE – Minutes before graduating Sunday, 17-year-old Joseph Lutz sat in a Sycamore High School classroom with a group of friends, knowing it was t ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Sycamore Rotary donates to Pay-It-Forward House

    As part of Give Local DeKalb County on May 3, the Sycamore Rotary Club donated $250 to the Pay-It-Forward House in Sycamore. The money was earmarked f ...
    May 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Lions welcome new member

    Sycamore Lion Jerry Malmassari congratulates newest member Ryan Nolan after being inducted into the club on May 11. Club President and new member spon ...
    May 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Agencies benefit from Rotarians at Work Day

    About two dozen members of the Sycamore Rotary Club and the Kishwaukee Sunrise Rotary joined forces on May 7 to benefit local agencies through the ann ...
    May 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois budget chief issues warning

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget chief warned Friday of “devastating” consequences if Illinois lawmakers don’t agree on a spending plan for an ...
    May 27, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Love on the liners: Sycamore's former baseball team brings couple together

    DeKALB – When Matthew Lamore played baseball with the DeKalb County Liners, he never expected to find his future wife.
    May 27, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • New Eagle flies to Paraguay: Travis Evans becomes family’s fifth son to reach Scouts’ top rank

    SYCAMORE – With their belongings packed for a planned move to Paraguay, parents Michael and Charlene Evans gathered with friends and family to watch t ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Hiawatha graduates 37 in Class of 2016

    Hiawatha High School graduated 37 Class of 2016 seniors Friday night in the Kirkland school gym. The senior class garnered more than 15 scholarships t ...
    May 27, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Olson: The real bathroom issue is with husbands and wives

    There’s been a lot of talk about who belongs in what bathrooms lately in our country, and yet no one’s really addressed the two groups of people who r ...
    May 27, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • DeKalb woman charged in connection with February beating, robbery

    SYCAMORE – A 19-year-old DeKalb woman was arrested Friday in connection with a possibly gang-related beating and robbery.
    May 27, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • 3 arrested in DeKalb police drug bust

    SYCAMORE – Police arrested two DeKalb women and a man after allegedly finding more than 15 types of controlled substances Friday in a University Villa ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • DAWC hosting painting parties as fundraiser

    The DeKalb Area Women’s Center, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is hosting painting parties for groups and individuals as a fundraiser to restore its historical ...
    May 27, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Donald Trump breaks with nation's only Latina governor

    SANTA FE, N.M. – It was a stunning rebuke – even by Donald Trump's standards – aimed at the nation's only Latina governor at a political rally in her ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • U.S. economic growth in Q1 revised up to 0.8 percent rate

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy's slowdown in growth at the beginning of the year wasn't quite as bad as first thought, thanks to a bigger boost from ho ...
    May 27, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • Somonauk Leland Sandwich FFA earns food science win

    The Somonauk Leland Sandwich FFA has earned a spot at the national FFA convention again this fall, competing in the food science career development ev ...
    May 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
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