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  • Annual Groundhog Gala is Saturday

    SYCAMORE – Get ready for a night on the town and join the Midwest Museum for its 7th annual Groundhog Gala Fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at t ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • A note to our readers about Monday's delivery

    Due to the extreme weather conditions papers were unable to be delivered this morning.  We will deliver the Monday paper with tomorrow's paper. We app ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • DeKalb County digs out after snowstorm

    SYCAMORE – Although the driving wind and snow had given way to calm and single-digit temperatures Monday morning, plow drivers and people around DeKal ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • STEM Divas aims to inspire love of science for girls

    Pettee Guerrero knows there’s a need for more women in the science and engineering professions. So t ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Photos: STEM Divas

    Young girls can take a workshop at Northern Illinois University to engage in their science, technology, engineering and math skills.
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • NIU students researching effects of lowering bar-entry age

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Student Association members are pressing on in their efforts to lower the entry age at bars in DeKalb from 21 to ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Treasurer accepting tax deferral applications

    SYCAMORE – The Tax Deferral Program for senior citizens seeking property tax relief has begun its application period, DeKalb County Treasurer Christin ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Teacher raising money for ‘Selma’ film trip

    DeKALB – Clinton Rosette Middle School teacher Treveda Redmond is raising money to take students to see “Selma,” the movie that depicts Martin Luther ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb, Sycamore face off as annual Castle Challenge raises $59K

    DeKALB – School pride was sprinkled all over Tanner Watkins on Friday night – particularly his face.
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 7:53 am
  • DeKalb County unemployment dropped through 2014

    DeKalb County’s unemployment rate fell consistently for most of 2014, ending the year at 4.9 percent, more than 3 percentage points lower than the Jan ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Kirkland police plan DUI enforcement

    KIRKLAND – The Kirkland Police Department plans to conduct special patrols to crack down on drunken drivers and seat belt violations throughout Super ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • St. Mary's students celebrate teachers for Catholic Schools Week

    SYCAMORE – Kindergarten teacher Carol Nanfria was there to listen when 6-year-old student Sam Eich wanted to tell her about his new glasses.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • CEO Tim Suter named outstanding citizen by Sycamore Chamber of Commerce

    SYCAMORE – Heidi Wright told a room of 361 people Thursday how The Suter Company President and CEO Tim Suter interviewed her for her job 14 years ago ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Scrutiny coming to NIU program catalog

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University officials are reviewing scores of programs as the university continues to grapple with declining enrollment and ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • GE workers bid farewell as plant closes

    DeKALB – Jim Cradduck pushed a rusty tool cart out of the DeKalb General Electric plant Thursday morning, knowing no one would care about the tools in ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:19 pm
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