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  • Photos: Man seriously injured at Steam Show

    Crews transported a man in his 30s to be airlifted to OSF St. Anthony's Hospital in Rockford on Friday after he got an arm stuck in an antique gasolin ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Man seriously injured at Sycamore Steam Show and Threshing Bee

    SYCAMORE – A man in his 30s was airlifted to OSF St. Anthony's Hospital in Rockford on Friday after he got an arm stuck in an antique gasoline-powered ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Williams receives Interfaith award

    DeKalb High School graduating senior Endashwa Williams received the DeKalb Interfaith Network for Peace and Justice $2,000 Peace and Justice Award at ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Executive Committee recommends 2 for DeKalb County Board

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board is poised to appoint two new members at its meeting next week.The ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Sycamore Civil War Memorial re-dedication Saturday

    SYCAMORE – A re-dedication ceremony for the Sycamore Civil War Memorial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse, 133 W. S ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Northern Illinois Steam Power Club's Steam Show and Threshing Bee kicks off in unique fashion

    SYCAMORE – While most people were enjoying the opening day of the annual Northern Illinois Steam Power Club’s Steam Show and Threshing Bee on Thursday ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • DeKalb woman to celebrate 100th birthday

    DeKALB – Mary Stark, who realized her dream when she flew in a hot-air balloon last month, will turn 100 Sunday. 
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Camp Power directors hopeful for a 3rd year

    DeKALB – The final event of Camp Power on Thursday was accompanied by mixed feelings of hope and uncertainty about the program’s sustainability in yea ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Photos: Sycamore Threshing Bee and Steam Show

    The wedding of Cassandra Murray and Christopher Chapman kicked off the parade of the Northern Illinois Steam Power Club's Threshing Bee and Steam Show ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 6:09 pm
  • DeKalb-area gas prices up 20 percent overnight

    DeKALB — Tiffany Morris rushed to a local Phillips 66 station Thursday morning to fill up her Honda Odyssey minivan.
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Gas prices jump 50 cents overnight in DeKalb area

    DeKALB – Drivers in the DeKalb County area woke up to about a 50-cents-a-gallon jump in the price of gasoline on Thursday.
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 5:43 pm
  • Photos: Sandwich Opera House in need of repair

    Photo Editor Danielle Guerra photos of the Sandwich Opera House ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 8:55 am
  • Genoa-Kingston schools first in DeKalb County to open doors

    GENOA – Hundreds of students in Genoa-Kingston School District 424 returned to school Wednesday, while other schools across DeKalb County are preparin ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Officials look for funding to repair Sandwich Opera House

    SANDWICH – Head to the Sandwich Opera House of Sandwich on any given day, and you can visit the mayor’s and other city offices, have a birthday party ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 will draw new boundaries, looking to balance enrollment

    DeKALB – Projected enrollment growth in DeKalb School District 428 is prompting officials to consider a new plan to determine which elementary schools ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 11:18 pm
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