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  • Petitioners ask to be annexed into Sycamore District 427

    SYCAMORE – Twelve neighbors along Coltonville Road are asking to annex their property into Sycamore School District 427.
    May 27, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • DeKalb Elks to host veterans dinner and Flag Day ceremonies

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Elks Lodge No. 765 is inviting DeKalb County area veterans and their spouses to complimentary dinner June 11.
    May 27, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Kishwaukee College seeks opinions on listening tour

    GENOA – Kishwaukee College officials are holding listening sessions as they seek to make connections with residents of the communities the college ser ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Local law enforcement officers to carry torch for Special Olympics

    DeKALB – Local law enforcement officers will be running through the streets to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics.
    May 27, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Sycamore teachers set up lemonade stand for students' last day

    SYCAMORE – At the sound of the year’s final school bell Thursday, students bolted from Sycamore Middle School and headed downtown on skateboards and b ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Farmers markets in Genoa, DeKalb, Sycamore plan to offer new options

    GENOA – A sure sign summer is right around the corner is when local farmers markets start popping up around DeKalb County.
    May 26, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Memorial Day escort seeking additional vehicles

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Forty and Eight Voiture 207 is looking for motorcycles and other vehicles to join in a Memorial Day parade escort.
    May 27, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Driver in crash that injured Sycamore HS student rejects plea offer

    SYCAMORE – A former Sycamore High School student facing criminal charges and a civil lawsuit in connection with an October 2014 crash that severely in ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Youth Sinfonia auditions June 4

    High school string, wind, brass and percussion players are invited to audition for CSA Sinfonia on June 4 in the Music Building at Northern Illinois U ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach Players to present 'My Fair Lady'

    For the first time in its 70-year history, Stage Coach Players will present “My Fair Lady.”It is a t ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Beth Fowler dancers to present 'West Side Story & More!'

    "West Side Story & More!" is a fun high-energy dance show featuring award-winning dances and the show closer of “West Side Story.” This show will be p ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore High School students to travel to Nashville for musical field trip

    SYCAMORE – A group of Sycamore students will travel to Nashville, Tennessee, for an orchestra tour the first week of June.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • DeKalb's Feed'Em Soup to close at end of month

    DeKALB – The Feed’em Soup Community Project will close its location at 251 E Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb at the end of the month.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • More than a year after being in a coma at death’s door, Ethan Menges bounces back

    ROSCOE – Sixteen months ago, Ethan Menges’ family members gathered around his hospital bed, as a life-support machine chugged and beeped in the backgr ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Protesters rally at McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook despite severe weather

    OAK BROOK – Severe weather could not stop the "fight for 15" on May 25 in Oak Brook.But a thundersto ...
    May 25, 2016 - 5:55 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What are you looking forward to most this summer?
    Swimming at the pool
    A vacation
    Lots of time outdoors
    Summer reading
    Farmers markets