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  • Demmer will seek third term

    SPRINGFIELD – Dixon Republican Rep. Tom Demmer says he will seek a third term in the state House of Representatives.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Motorcyclists hospitalized after crash near Sycamore

    SYCAMORE  – A Hampshire woman was cited after police say she failed to yield at an intersection forcing two motorcyclists off the road near Sycamore.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • Illinois Tollway to collect tolls on I-90 exit at Genoa Road

    GENOA – Drivers will start paying to exit Interstate 90 to reach Belvidere and Genoa later this month.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Sycamore High School plans lockdown drill

    DeKALB – Sycamore High School officials will conduct a state-mandated lockdown drill at 10 a.m. today.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • False robbery report could lead to criminal charges

    DeKALB – DeKalb police said the person who filed a false police report last week about a robbery near Northern Illinois University’s campus could face ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Sycamore Park District classes find new home

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District has partnered with the Northern Illinois Dance Center, 2180 Oakland Drive, and Midwest Museum of Natural History ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Maple Park set for Fun Fest

    MAPLE PARK – Larry Stachura has hopes visitors one day will flock to the Maple Park Fun Fest to check out a display featuring dozens of decorated melo ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Sponsorship sought for IHSA football championships

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County County Convention and Visitors Bureau is looking toward the County Board and local businesses for sponsorship when the Il ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • KishHealth, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare merger set for Dec. 31

    DeKALB – A fund set up when KishHealth and Northwestern Memorial HealthCare merge at year’s end could benefit local residents – although there likely ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:06 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 board approves hiring for 17 positions

    DeKALB –  DeKalb School District 428 is going ahead with the next steps of the facility operations and food service restructuring plan approved in Jul ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Manhunt continues in fatal shooting of Fox Lake police officer

    FOX LAKE – More than a hundred police officers scoured terrain just miles from the site of another manhunt that occurred less than a year before, but ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 1:07 pm
  • Shoppers flock to new stores at outlet mall

    AURORA – Oswego resident Allison Cobb on Thursday morning was roaming through the aisles of the newly opened Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th store at Chicag ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Trump favorite in both local parties’ Corn Fest polls

    DeKALB – Presidential hopeful Donald Trump is popular among area voters Republican and Democrat – and for different reasons.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • NIU student accused of sex assault remains in jail

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University student who police said held a woman against her will for 12 hours as he physically abused and sexually assaul ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • DeKalb's Shipman Park to receive new equipment

    DeKALB – Shipman Park is getting an overhaul this fall as the DeKalb Park District works to improve accessibility and safety at its 44 parks.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 1:01 am
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