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  • Sleepy’s to open on Sycamore Road

    DeKALB – National mattress chain Sleepy’s will open a store in the former DeKalb Blockbuster location on Sycamore Road.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Aug. 18 police report

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Sycamore Pumpkin Festival names parade marshal, festival friend

    SYCAMORE – Jerry Malmassari is looking forward to seeing children drop off their decorated pumpkins on the courthouse lawn in October, tilting and tur ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Schrader: Enjoying the good life in the country

    The traditional American hymn to life in the wilds of the West talks about a home “where seldom is heard, a discouraging word, and the skies are not c ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Obama: Iraq forces retake Mosul Dam from militants

    BAGHDAD – Iraqi and Kurdish forces recaptured Iraq's largest dam from Islamic militants Monday following dozens of U.S. airstrikes, President Barack O ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • U.S. attorney general to travel to Ferguson, Missouri

    FERGUSON, Mo. – An unarmed 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by police has sparked a week of protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Dairy Joy co-owner works through cancer treatment

    HINCKLEY – Dairy Joy Drive-In co-owner Jan Wahlgren was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer in May, but she still bikes three blocks to get to work ev ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • NIU's Bill Nicklas to resign effective Nov. 1

    DeKALB – Top Northern Illinois University administrator Bill Nicklas had been considering resigning from the university for several weeks before makin ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Obama on Ferguson: Time to listen, not just shout

    WASHINGTON – Calling for understanding in the face of racially charged anger, President Barack Obama said Monday that the vast majority of protesters ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Jack McCullough appeal still not heard by judges

    ELGIN — It could take months before a panel of judges decide whether they want to hear why convicted murderer Jack McCullough wants to appeal his sent ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Theft case nets 7-year prison sentence

    SYCAMORE — A Somonauk area man was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday after admitting to stealing antique items and tools in 2012.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 2:07 pm
  • Oaken Acres to start building eagle enclosure

    SYCAMORE – Caroline Krecic remembers calling Kathy Stelford years ago to find out how she should help a goose she accidentally hurt with her car.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 1:24 pm
  • 'Don't know' if Missouri teen shot with hands up

    FERGUSON, Mo. – A Missouri teenager fatally shot by police suffered a bullet wound to his right arm that may indicate his hands were up or his back wa ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 1:13 pm
  • Experts say centuries-old Quincy elm not dying

    QUINCY – Experts have declared that an American elm tree that could be nearly four centuries old is not dying.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Business group to discuss cutting greenhouse gases

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Commerce Commission is holding hearings on how to reduce the state's global warming pollution.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 8:38 am
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