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  • Malta library giving away free books

    MALTA –Members of the Malta Library Board will give away free books today to promote reading.Malta ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • McCullough appealing 1957 murder conviction

    SYCAMORE – Jack McCullough brought a box of FBI documents to his sentencing hearing for the killing of Maria Ridulph that he said prove his innocence, ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Fertilizer spill leads to Route 23 closure

    GENOA – A fertilizer spill led emergency crews to close Route 23 north of Genoa for several hours Tuesday.
    April 22, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • Big shoes to fill: Ron Carter retiring as director of NIU Jazz Ensemble

    Ron Carter seems to have been destined for jazz greatness. Given the same name as legendary jazz bas ...
    April 23, 2014 - 8:49 am
  • Sycamore man sentenced for sexually assaulting 7-year-old

    SYCAMORE – The victim’s parents asked for the maximum of 67 years in prison. Prosecutors suggested 20 years; the defense attorney suggested the 15-yea ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Sycamore OKs license fee for peddlers

    SYCAMORE – Solicitors who go door-to-door to sell items in Sycamore will now pay an added fee to conduct their business.
    April 22, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Sycamore increases opportunities for assisted living facilities

    SYCAMORE – Inquiries about building an assisted living home in Sycamore have prompted the City Council to expand the areas in which one could be allow ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • April 23 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Construction season about to hit DeKalb County roads

    DeKALB – After a particularly harsh winter, DeKalb County residents are just a week or so away from the area's second major season: Construction seaso ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Transportation plans would boost DeKalb County residents' Metra access

    Daily shuttle bus service from DeKalb to the Metra station in Elburn is in the works as area transportation officials plan a new $17 million bus depot ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Sycamore City Council OKs fiscal 2015 budget

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore City Council members voted Monday to adopt the budget for fiscal 2015.The next f ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • YMCA pool closed for emergency repairs

    The Barb City YMCA pool at Huntley Middle School will be closed today and Wednesday morning for emergency repairs.
    April 21, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Sycamore post-prom party seeking donations

    Donations are being requested to offset the cost of the 61st annual Sycamore High School post-prom party.
    April 21, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Land swap adds 4 acres to DeKalb’s Hopkins Park

    DeKALB – A land swap between DeKalb’s park district and sanitary district will add 4 acres to Hopkins Park.
    April 21, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Watershed planning committee to release initial findings

    SYCAMORE – The initial findings of a committee charged with addressing flooding and stormwater problems in DeKalb County will be presented Thursday at ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:33 pm
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