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  • Sycamore City Council approves bike path agreement

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council approved a license agreement Monday with the Sycamore Park District to allow the installation of a bicyclist and ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • DeKalb preparing to tackle parking signs around town

    DeKALB – City leaders don’t expect it be expensive to make changes to parking restrictions around town, but they consider it an important thing to do ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Sycamore man facing child-sex charges dies

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man facing child sex charges died over the weekend in DeKalb.Joshua M. Burton, ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 1:31 pm
  • More than 800 immigrants mistakenly granted citizenship

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. government has mistakenly granted citizenship to at least 858 immigrants from countries of concern to national security or with ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • Program to discuss teacher retirement system

    All are welcome to attend a presentation, “The Teachers’ Retirement System and Pension Benefits,” given by Rich Frankenfeld, TRS Director of Outreach. ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep’ take top honors at Emmys

    LOS ANGELES – “Game of Thrones” conquered the Emmy kingdom Sunday, honored as top drama for the second consecutive year and becoming the most honored ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • Avalon String Quartet is set to perform Tuesday at Northern Illinois University

    The world-renowned Avalon String Quartet will perform the works of Joseph Hayden, Alberto Ginastera and Benjamin Britten at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Illinois schools eliminating zero-tolerance policies

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois schools are required now to limit long-term suspensions and expulsions under a new law that also eliminates the use of zero-tol ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • New café set to pop up in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The owners of Cassie’s Popcorn Stand are renovating a property into a café to add to their family business.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:59 am
  • DeKalb County advising residents about leaf burning regulations as fall approaches

    DeKalb County officials are reminding residents about regulations for leaf burning as fall approaches.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Phillips talks safety with NIU students

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Police Chief Tom Phillips said his department is working to involve more people in campus safety with community- ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 1:10 am
  • Huskie fans gather to celebrate football team’s home opener

    DeKALB – The smell of bratwurst and hot dogs filled the air Saturday around Northern Illinois University’s Huskie Stadium as students, alumni and loca ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • DeKalb police investigate armed robbery

    DEKALB – Police are investigating a reported armed robbery that occurred in the 900 block of Greenbrier Road on Saturday.
    Sept. 18, 2016 - 4:55 pm
  • Waterman Lions donate to DeKalb County Community Gardens

    Shawn Blobaum (left), president of Waterman Lions Club, presents a check for $100 to Dan Kenney (right), director of DeKalb County Community Gardens. ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Donahoe is Rotary Citizen of the Month

    Michelle Donahoe (right), executive director of the Sycamore History Museum, was named Outstanding Citizen of the Month by the Sycamore Rotary Club pr ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Which type of recreational space do you use most often?
    Bicycle/walking trails
    Community parks
    Forest preserve
    State parks