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  • Sycamore tree program orders due Wednesday

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore officials are accepting orders until Wednesday for shade and ornamental trees that will be planted in front yards or parkways acro ...
    NEW: Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Crosstown soccer match to benefit local family

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 middle schools are raising money at a pair of soccer games today for the family of former student Moises Cervantes ...
    NEW: Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Mental health board seeks candidates for open seat

    The DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board is seeking candidates for an open seat on the board, which plans, funds and monitors mental health, de ...
    NEW: Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Sycamore hosts throwback-themed homecoming

    SYCAMORE – Liam Sullivan sees his purple jersey as a connection to his fellow football players from years before.
    NEW: Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Drivers must watch for farm machines at harvest time

    DeKALB – Ray Heinisch considers himself lucky that he hasn’t been in a farm-related accident in his 37 years of farming.
    NEW: Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • NIU releases latest crime statistics

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University police Chief Tom Phillips thinks the statistics on stalking, domestic violence and dating violence recently rele ...
    NEW: Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Police: DeKalb man attacked after helping injured bicyclist

    DeKALB – Wade King thanked the man who tried to help him when he fell off his bike – by hitting him with a beer bottle, authorities said. The man, a D ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • 3 DeKalb meth cases resolved

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb woman who admitted to participating in methamphetamine manufacturing months after receiving probation for another methamphetamin ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Six local high schools celebrate homecoming this week

    DeKALB – It’s homecoming time in DeKalb County, as six local schools celebrate this week with pep rallies, parades and more.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Sycamore man denies rape charge

    SYCAMORE – A 26-year-old Sycamore man formally pleaded not guilty Tuesday to accusations that he sexually assaulted a girl last year.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • DeKalb postal clerk retires with almost 28 years of service

    DeKALB – Richard Hintz can tell interesting facts about street names and even point out the country of Burkina Faso on a map, and he owes it to his ca ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:28 pm
  • DeKalb extends tax abatement program

    DeKALB – Big companies will continue to receive a tax break for locating in DeKalb after all the city’s taxing bodies agreed to extend a tax abatement ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Recalled dehumidifier sparked Sycamore fire

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore fire officials are asking residents to check their dehumidifiers after determining the dehumidifier in Monday’s fire was part of a ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Candidates in area races meet voters at DeKalb Chamber of Commerce event

    DeKALB – Jan Devore walked out of Tuesday’s candidate night event still unsure about her local votes, but she had more to think about.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • DeKalb researching temporary clerk term length

    DeKALB – With former DeKalb City Clerk Liz Peerboom's formal resignation in hand, DeKalb Mayor John Rey expects to announce he is accepting applicatio ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:01 pm
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