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  • Sycamore boosters award Continuing College Music Scholarship

    Sarah Grant is the recipient of the Sycamore Music Boosters Continuing College Music Scholarship. The award is designed to assist Sycamore High School ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KC offers information session on personal trainer program

    Kishwaukee College Continuing Education is offering a free information session for community residents to learn more about the Personal Fitness Traine ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb County police searching for car in double murder

    SYCAMORE – Police are seeking the public’s help as they continue to search for a white 2010 Chevrolet Impala stolen from a Sycamore home where two peo ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU law school to honor alumnus

    DeKALB -- The Northern Illinois University law school will honor an alumnus today at a reception that celebrates his rise to the helm of the Illinois ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Tempers flare after DeKalb Mayor Rey's vote creates a tie

    DeKALB – A seemingly innocuous resolution to allow the DeKalb Fire Department to provide emergency service at high school football games sparked a fir ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • State’s attorney: Investigate perjury claim in Ridulph murder case

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County State’s Attorney Richard Schmack wants a DeKalb County judge to have a special prosecutor investigate whether a Seattle polic ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • DeKalb City Council OKs liquor license, video gaming for business

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council approved another bar liquor license and video gaming permit, but aldermen made clear this nod could be the last for v ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Wiltse’s Farm a family tradition in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK – If there’s one good crop this year aside from corn at Wiltse’s Farm in Maple Park, it’s sweet onions.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Four new laws expand Illinois hunting, fishing opportunities

    Four new laws that took effect Monday seek to expand hunting opportunities and fishing opportunities while protecting state lands and wildlife.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Summer ritual: For many, working in the cornfield is a rite of passage

    WATERMAN – It’s a hot, sweaty, buggy and sometimes itchy job that generations of DeKalb County teens have done.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Photos: Ribs Rhythm and Brews Fest in Sycamore

    Highlights from the Ribs Rhythm and Brews Fest in Sycamore ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 8:40 am
  • Grander opening of Haish Memorial Library set for Sept. 10

    The DeKalb Public Library will reopen the much anticipated Haish Memorial Library building at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Corn Fest road closures planned

    Some downtown DeKalb roads will close at 4 p.m. Thursday in preparation for Corn Fest, which runs Friday through Sunday.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Food, music in healthy supply at Sycamore festival

    SYCAMORE – Vendors for Ribs, Rhythm and Brews Fest learned from last year’s success and ensured more than 8,000 people would not go hungry Saturday in ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • DeKalb D-428 board approves 3-year deal with teachers

    DeKALB -- Classes in DeKalb School District 428 will start the school year as scheduled next week, after the school board voted 5-2 Saturday to approv ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 10:42 am
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