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  • Homeowners file lawsuit after annexation denied

    SYCAMORE – A group of DeKalb County homeowners who want to be annexed into Sycamore School District 427 from DeKalb School District 428 has filed a la ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Police find gun stolen from Tennessee, arrest 2 DeKalb teens

    DeKALB – Two DeKalb men face gun charges accused of having a handgun that was stolen from Tennessee.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Cops, firefighters, teachers face off for Toys for Tots

    DeKALB – Teachers from DeKalb School District 428 once again will face off against DeKalb police and firefighters on the basketball court this week to ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • DeKalb County Board plans for future

    SYCAMORE – The recently elected DeKalb County Board is preparing for the year with its two main leaders retaining their spots and an evening without p ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Holiday Homes: Waterman houses all decked out for annual event

    Becky and Tom May have been decorating their home, 430 N. Elm St. in Waterman, for Christmas since before Thanksgiving.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Energym employee charged with criminal sexual abuse

    SYCAMORE – A 21-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on allegations he inappropriately touched a 9-year-old girl at the gymnasium where he worked, Syca ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • 25 Days of Christmas Cookies

    Check out these recipes for your best Christmas cookies yet ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 2:12 pm
  • Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is Trump's pick for ambassador to China

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, the incoming Trump administration's pick for ambassador to China, has long promoted his state's abundant ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 1:14 pm
  • Trumps taps retired Marine general John Kelly for DHS

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay deten ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Florida woman who believes Newtown shootings were a hoax charged with death threats against Sandy Hook parents

    MIAMI – Federal authorities say a Florida woman has been charged with making death threats against the parents of a child who died in the Sandy Hook E ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Michael Flynn, Trump's national security adviser, fuels conspiracy theories, troubling national security experts

    WASHINGTON – On issues of national security and intelligence, no one is likely to have more influence in Donald Trump's White House than retired Gen. ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:44 am
  • Only repealing the Affordable Care Act would make 30 million people uninsured, study says

    WASHINGTON – Repealing President Barack Obama's health care law without a clear replacement risks making nearly 30 million people uninsured, according ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:37 am
  • Music Boosters plan fundraiser at Jamrah

    The Sycamore Music Boosters invites the community to Jamrah Middle Eastern Cuisine in Sycamore for a no-cook dinner fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 13, fr ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KC’s Schrader named director of Adult Education

    Jaime Schrader has been named director of Adult Education and Perkins Support at Kishwaukee College. She will oversee the high school equivalency prep ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • SMS names Students of the Month for November

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for November. The sixth-grade students are Sofia Briscoe, Caden Emmert, Sinead Conroy and K ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
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