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  • Reunion for karate student, mentor

    Forty-five years ago, a young Marine staff sergeant recently back from Vietnam took up the art of karate. Bernard Ray (center), Marine veteran and chi ...
    July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Troop 16 participates in Relay For Life

    Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered by Federated Church in Sycamore, participated in the annual DeKalb County Relay for Life. Scouts participated in the Col ...
    July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • FVOAS receives donation from fair board

    Jim Webber, Sandwich Fair Board member, recently presented a donation to Fox Valley Older Adult Services. FVOAS assisted the Sandwich Fairgrounds with ...
    July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Castle Club plans trips to Starved Rock, Wrigley Field

    First National Bank’s Castle Club will visit Starved Rock and Wrigley Field this summer. On Monday, ...
    July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Concert collects school supplies for needy kids

    DeKALB – Several boxes of school supplies and backpacks were collected at the eighth annual Country Music Show to Collect School Supplies on July 17 a ...
    July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Early childhood center receives grant

    The Kishwaukee College Early Childhood Center received a Quality Improvement Grant in the amount of $1,140 to purchase a new outdoor sensory play tabl ...
    July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Stossel: 'Clinton Cash' questions speaking fees

    This week, as Democrats fawn over Hillary Clinton, I'm struck by how both Clintons continue to thrive despite their remarkable record of sleazy dealin ...
    July 30, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Land for proposed Irongate subdivision up for sale

    DeKALB – More than two years after the City Council approved development plans for what would have been the Irongate subdivision, the 458 acres of lan ...
    July 31, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • 2 women sent to hospital after Route 64 crash

    SYCAMORE – Two women were taken to Kishwaukee Hospital after a crash Wednesday on Route 64.About 6:4 ...
    July 29, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Crowd anticipated at D-428 board meeting

    DeKALB – After the School District 428 Board sent a letter critical of teacher contract negotiations to parents this week, the location for the board’ ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • First responders at scene of crash to be honored at Sycamore City Council meeting

    SYCAMORE – A mother and daughter who found themselves upside down in a car in 3 feet of water will make an appearance at Monday’s Sycamore City Counci ...
    July 29, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Local police invite community to National Night Out Aug. 2

    DeKALB – Local public safety agencies are teaming up to offer National Night Out, a free community awareness fair, on Tuesday in the Target parking lo ...
    July 30, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Kish Fest Parade storms back into downtown DeKalb

    DeKALB – Although storms thundered through DeKalb early Friday and the skies remained gray, it did not put a damper on Kishwaukee Fest Parade. 
    July 29, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Local woman organizes book donation in sheriff sergeant’s memory

    SYCAMORE – If the pen is, in fact, mightier than the sword, DeKalb County Sheriff’s officers are armed to the teeth.
    July 29, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • DeKalb County jobless rate down from last June

    DeKALB – DeKalb County’s unemployment rate stood at 5.2 percent last month, down from 5.5 percent in June 2015, according to preliminary figures relea ...
    July 28, 2016 - 11:57 pm
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