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  • WOW 7 theater remodeled and reopened as Cinema 7

    SANDWICH – Ninety-year-old John Kell, a life-long resident of Sandwich, remembers going to Sandwich’s State Theater during the Great Depression with h ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 1:26 am
  • Alumni take a last look inside old Waterman High School

    WATERMAN – The ghosts of Wolverines past followed alumni Friday night as they took what probably was their last look inside the old Waterman High Scho ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • D-428 board to meet today for first time since Moeller placed on leave

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 board is scheduled to hold a special meeting Tuesday, likely to pick a new interim superintendent or whittle t ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Sycamore park board to vote on delaying $6M in project bonds

    SYCAMORE – The board of commissioners for the Sycamore Park District will vote on delaying the sale of $6 million in bonds during its meeting at 6 p.m ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb looks at revising city marijuana code

    DeKALB – Aldermen reached a consensus Monday that the city’s cannabis possession ordinance needs to be revised, but how much different it looks compar ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 1:24 am
  • DeKalb City Council to review marijuana penalties

    DeKALB – The state recently passed laws related to possession of small amounts of marijuana and now the DeKalb City Council will look at local ordinan ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • One sent to hospital after fire in DeKalb

    DeKALB – One person was injured Friday when a stove top fire caused $75,000 worth of damage to a residence on Northern Court.
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Sycamore high school students paint the town for homecoming

    It’s Homecoming week for Sycamore High School, and the community can get into the Spartan spirit by visiting downtown Sycamore and checking out the wi ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 1:17 am
  • Volunteers team up to wade through and clean up the Kishwaukee River

    Ryan Hannan has been swimming and fishing in the Kishwaukee River since the early 1990s when he was a boy – so he didn’t mind getting his feet wet Sat ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Barb City Manor residents paint for DAWC

    Residents of Barb City Manor participated in a painting party for the DeKalb Area Women's Center – Old Finn Hall Renovation fundraiser. The paintings ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Troup 2810 scouts travel to Philmont

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, sent a group of 10 youth and three adults to Philmont Scout Ranch near the t ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 100+ Women Who Care donates to 4-C

    Members of 100+ Women Who Care recently presented the Greatest Impact Award to Susan Petersen, executive director of 4-C: Community Coordinated Child ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kelly Miller Circus headed to Leland

    Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, step right up! The circus is coming to Leland on Thursday.The ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Meet local authors at Somonauk Public Library

    Somonauk Public Library will host a day of author talks, book readings and signings Oct. 8.Author pr ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa day care raises money for St. Jude with third annual Trike-A-Thon

    GENOA – Whether decorated with pink kitten ears, a princess crown, a Mohawk of lime green spikes or Spiderman, almost every child riding in the third ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:53 am
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