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  • Police: DeKalb High School on lockdown

    DeKALB — DeKalb High School has been on lockdown since 2:10 p.m. as authorites search for the man who attacked another man on a nearby bikepath, autho ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 2:40 pm
  • McCaskey emphasizes leadership, reading with DeKalb fifth-graders

    DeKALB — When Chicago Bears Chairman George McCaskey told a group of Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School fifth-graders they were the leaders of the sch ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Fairgrounds to host Fall Fest

    SANDWICH – Throughout the Midwest, the fall season is festival time, celebrating everything from wine to pumpkins to scarecrows. In Sandwich, a new fe ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Craft market a Pumpkin Festival tradition

    The 42nd annual Autumn Craft & Treasures Market, sponsored by the Sycamore Music Boosters, is part of the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival weekend Oct. 25 an ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:00 am
  • House walk a mix of public, private spaces

    The Sycamore History Museum’s annual Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes Tour will celebrate the life of General E.F. Dutton and his influence on Sycamore, pa ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:00 am
  • Chamber’s 36th annual 10K race steps off Sunday

    SYCAMORE – The 36th annual Sycamore Pumpkin Run 10K Road Race, presented by the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce and KishHealth System, will be held at 9: ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:00 am
  • Country Store Thrift Shop in DeKalb seeks volunteers

    DeKALB – Louise Lowe found The Country Store Thrift Shop when she was looking for something to do after retiring as a first-grade teacher for the Kane ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • School board filings now taken by DeKalb County Clerk's Office in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – All filings for local school board district offices will now take place at the DeKalb County Clerk’s Office in Sycamore.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Maple Park bar hosting Special Olympics fundraiser

    MAPLE PARK – A Maple Park bar is holding an event that will benefit the Special Olympics. The event ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • DeKalb city leaders talk with opponents of proposed building inspection changes

    DeKALB – Looking over the commercial real estate listings in DeKalb, Mike Carpenter worries a proposed citywide building inspection process will make ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • ‘Dr. Phil’ show features Sycamore cold case of Maria Ridulph's murder

    SYCAMORE – Chuck Ridulph plans to watch the “Dr. Phil” show about his sister’s 1957 murder with close family in his Sycamore home.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Sycamore Pumpkin Festival schedule listed

    Hundreds of “Pumpkin Inventions” entrants will be on display during Sycamore’s annual Pumpkin Festival at the DeKalb County Courthouse near the inters ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Six students chosen for Sycamore Pumpkin Festival parade honor

    Six Sycamore students will receive a free ride during this year’s Pumpkin Festival Parade. The stude ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Fifth-grader has inventive theme for Pumpkin Festival

    SYCAMORE – Hannah Sebby is patiently waiting for Pumpkin Fest, so she can wave to her family along the parade route.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • ‘Mr. Pumpkin’ statue unveiling to kick off Pumpkin Festival

    SYCAMORE – In a sense, Mr. Pumpkin will attend this year’s Pumpkin Festival.The 53rd annual festival ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:54 am
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