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  • Sycamore teachers set up lemonade stand for students' last day

    SYCAMORE –At the sound of the year’s final school bell Thursday, students bolted from Sycamore Middle School and headed downtown on skateboards and b ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Farmers markets in Genoa, DeKalb, Sycamore plan to offer new options

    GENOA – A sure sign summer is right around the corner is when local farmers markets start popping up around DeKalb County.
    May 27, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Memorial Day escort seeking additional vehicles

    DeKALB –DeKalb County Forty and Eight Voiture 207 is looking for motorcycles and other vehicles to join in a Memorial Day parade escort.
    May 27, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Man faces charges after punching driver; stalking and hitting woman

    SYCAMORE –A man police say punched a driver repeatedly in the face, and in the same day stalked and hit a woman, remained at the DeKalb County Jail o ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • $50 oil shouldn't pose major threat to consumers, economy

    NEW YORK – The price of oil topped $50 a barrel this week for the first time since July, delivering a cash infusion to oil producers and a lift to bea ...
    May 26, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • Driver in crash that injured Sycamore HS student rejects plea offer

    SYCAMORE – A former Sycamore High School student facing criminal charges and a civil lawsuit in connection with an October 2014 crash that severely in ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • New federal rules proposed for school accountability

    WASHINGTON – Proposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic ...
    May 26, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Youth Sinfonia auditions June 4

    High school string, wind, brass and percussion players are invited to audition for CSA Sinfonia on June 4 in the Music Building at Northern Illinois U ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach Players to present 'My Fair Lady'

    For the first time in its 70-year history, Stage Coach Players will present “My Fair Lady.”It is a t ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Beth Fowler dancers to present 'West Side Story & More!'

    "West Side Story & More!" is a fun high-energy dance show featuring award-winning dances and the show closer of “West Side Story.” This show will be p ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Clinton email use broke federal rules: inspector's report

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leav ...
    May 25, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Protesters rally ahead of McDonald’s shareholders’ meeting

    OAK BROOK – Protesters rallied outside a McDonald’s for higher wage, and the company said employees at its headquarters were working from home Wednesd ...
    May 25, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Sycamore High School students to travel to Nashville for musical field trip

    SYCAMORE –A group of Sycamore students will travel to Nashville, Tennessee, for an orchestra tour the first week of June.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • DeKalb's Feed'Em Soup to close at end of month

    DeKALB – The Feed’em Soup Community Project will close its location at 251 E Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb at the end of the month.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • More than a year after being in a coma at death’s door, Ethan Menges bounces back

    ROSCOE – Sixteen months ago, Ethan Menges’ family members gathered around his hospital bed, as a life-support machine chugged and beeped in the backgr ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:59 pm
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