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  • Diehl recognized as state FFA Proficiency winner

    Jillian Diehl, a member of the Sycamore FFA Chapter of the Illinois Association FFA, was selected as the state FFA Proficiency winner in outdoor recre ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • TransVAC dispatch will close temporarily today

    SYCAMORE – Voluntary Action Center will temporarily close TransVAC dispatch center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today as it conducts major electrical work a ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • DeKalb Park District extends smoking ban in parks, facilities

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Park District is extending a smoking ban after hearing from residents concerned about smoking and litter at Katz Park.
    April 29, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • NIU faculty file intent to unionize

    DeKALB – Faculty at Northern Illinois University on Thursday became the latest group there to announce plans to unionize.
    April 28, 2016 - 9:16 pm
  • Sycamore Mayor Ken Mundy explores city's past

    SYCAMORE – Of all his years in Sycamore – those spent as a young boy, a money-minded college student, the city treasurer – one that Mayor Ken Mundy re ...
    April 28, 2016 - 9:13 pm
  • Travel Channel show gets a taste of Sandwich

    SANDWICH – Sandwich will be featured on a Saturday, April 30, episode of “Hungrytown, USA” on the Travel Channel.
    April 29, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Bread & Roses concert to support Safe Passage

    Bread & Roses, the DeKalb area women’s chorus, has for more than 20 years been sharing their concerts with the community and raising funds to support ...
    April 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Group seeks singers for June cantata

    The Celebration Chorale is looking for singers as the group prepares to present “Indivisible: One Nation Under God,” under the direction of Christine ...
    April 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Cornerstone students show artwork at DAWC

    Cornerstone Christian Academy students have been invited to showcase their artwork in the DeKalb Area Women’s Center Galleries during Northern Illinoi ...
    April 28, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • District 428 seeks input on history textbook

    DeKalb School District 428 is buying new textbooks for high school AP U.S. history. After extensive review, the selection committee has chosen “Give M ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Museum's Kid Historian making history fun

    The Sycamore History Museum’s very own history expert, Kid Historian, discusses life in Sycamore, politics and the city’s past with local natives as p ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • For Money Smart week, DeKalb seniors get schooled on fraud

    DeKALB – Seniors are a frequent target for scams and fraud and must take steps to avoid losing their hard-earned savings to those out to exploit them.
    April 27, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • DeKalb seeks input from motorists to ease congestion

    DeKALB – City officials are asking motorists for help as they craft a plan to better coordinate traffic lights in DeKalb to make driving in and around ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • On with the show: Stage Coach Players kick off 70th year with 'The Laramie Project'

    Mandy Paschen of DeKalb has been in more than 20 Stage Coach Players’ productions.Not only has she p ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Plan for DeKalb revitalization falls short

    DeKALB – DeKalb didn't advance Wednesday to the final round of the America’s Best Communities competition, but the team representing the city was awar ...
    April 28, 2016 - 12:11 am
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