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  • Inauguration bound – Sandwich High School band and choir headed to D.C.

    SANDWICH – Fifteen-year-old Joshua Frosch, a freshman at Sandwich High School, loves learning and reading about anything having to do with history.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:18 pm
  • Faranda's Wedding Expo educates prospective couples on latest options, trends

    Patrick Ciannella is a groom-to-be on a mission. The 26-year-old has a list of items to check off: a ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Heartland Blood Centers reports critical blood shortage

    Heartland Blood Centers representatives say the center is in critical need of several blood types to meet the demands of hospitals in northern Illinoi ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • Oswego man held in child sex case; more charges possible

    SYCAMORE – An Oswego man is being held on $750,000 bond after being charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Martin Luther King Jr. remembered through volunteer projects

    Ken Saffron said the benefits of MLK Work Day at the Opportunity House in Sycamore were two-fold; not only did volunteers help clean windows, but they ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Egyptian Theatre could face renovations, new ownership

    Note to readers: This story has been changed to show that the city does not contribute any funds toward the Egyptian Theatre's $350,000 annual operati ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • Photos: Target teams with United Way for MLK Winter Work Days volunteer event

    Team members from the Target Distribution Center volunteered at multiple non-profit agencies in DeKalb and Sycamore to participate in a United Way MLK ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:48 pm
  • DeKalb waste containers available for extra week

    DeKALB – The three yard waste containers in DeKalb will be available until Jan. 20.DeKalb’s Public W ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 discusses student diversity forums

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 board was tasked with compiling at least three questions it would want asked in a series of public forums to a ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • Jan. 12 police reports

    DeKalb cityMalik D. Ware, 19, of the 800 block of West Hillcrest Drive, DeKalb, was charged Friday, ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:51 am
  • DC Trash of Illinois to continue electronics recycling in DeKalb County

    CORTLAND – DC Trash of Illinois will continue to collect electronic waste for 2017.County residents ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:34 am
  • Developer sues DeKalb after being denied permit to build apartments

    DeKALB – A developer is suing the city of DeKalb, claiming that he was not notified of a 2013 zoning change that made property he bought much less val ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • Sandwich's Sugar Buzz Bakery to be featured on 'Chicago's Best' TV show

    SANDWICH – Angie Davis’ Sugar Buzz Bakery will be featured on the "Chicago’s Best" television program at 10 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, on WGN-TV.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:35 am
  • Sycamore Public Library director settles into position, plans for future

    SYCAMORE – Jesse Butz said he has found the “perfect blend” at the Sycamore Public Library – it’s big enough to have the resources to make an impact i ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • Northern Illinois Farm Show marks 35th year

    DeKALB – William Heinisch, sales manager of CSR Bobcat – a supply and rental company for Bobcat utility vehicles in DeKalb – said his company has atte ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:52 am
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