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  • Lions present scholarship

    The Sycamore Lions Club presented the $1,000 Jack Schrout Memorial scholarship to Jacqueline Crystal, a nursing student at Kishwaukee College, on Marc ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Space available for Malta garage sale

    The Malta Community Garage Sales will be the weekend of May 16.On May 16, there will be parking lot ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • St. Paul’s to offer Prayers2Pass

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will offer #Prayers2Pass, an interactive prayer event for the students, faculty, and staff of Northern Illinois University ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • KC summer, fall registration now open

    Registration is open for the summer and fall 2015 semesters at Kishwaukee College. The summer semester begins May 26 and the fall semester begins Aug. ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • SUMC presents ‘Soul Songs’ this weekend

    Soul Songs: Music that Stirs the Soul” is the theme of this year’s Spring Choral Celebration at Sycamore United Methodist Church.
    April 17, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • H-BR sets Kindergarten Round-up

    Hinckley-Big Rock Elementary School will hold Kindergarten Round-Up from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30.
    April 17, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Sycamore Jazz Ensemble performs at Grand Victorian

    The Sycamore High School Jazz Ensemble recently was invited to perform at the Grand Victorian in Sycamore. Directed by Scott Mertens, the group perfor ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says it's time to put a woman on the $20 bill

    CONCORD, N.H. – The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill.
    April 17, 2015 - 9:20 am
  • Adventurous raccoon makes 58-story climb up Toronto crane

    TORONTO (AP) — A death-defying raccoon has caused a sensation in Toronto for climbing a crane about 698 feet (213 meters) up a downtown skyscraper.
    April 17, 2015 - 8:46 am
  • Gulf health 5 years after BP oil spill: Resilient yet scarred

    From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resi ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • Higher U.S. gas prices spark modest inflation in March

    WASHINGTON – Rising gas prices in March led to a slight increase in inflation, a sign that some of the broader economic impact from cheaper oil is fad ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • DeKalb man wanted on arrest warrant escapes after courthouse arrest

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man wanted on outstanding misdemeanor warrants was arrested when he showed up Thursday at the DeKalb County Courthouse, but was ab ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Federal prosecutors investigating College of DuPage spending

    GLEN ELLYN – Documents show that federal prosecutors are investigating spending and other issues at the College of DuPage in suburban Chicago.
    April 16, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Training academy cooperating in probe of Chicago schools

    CHICAGO – A former employer of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s hand-picked chief of Chicago schools – a company that was awarded a no-bid contract of up to $20.5 ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Community potluck to be held to discuss police, community relations

    DeKALB – The Third Beloved Community Potluck Dinner will be from 5 to 7 p.m. April 19 at the Newman Catholic Center, 512 Normal Road, DeKalb.
    April 16, 2015 - 11:56 pm
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