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  • NIU Cares Day project applications due Friday

    DeKALB – The deadline for clubs, schools, churches and individuals to sign up for Northern Illinois University Cares Day has been extended until Frida ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Slick roads lead to scores of DeKalb County crashes

    DeKALB – Multiple accidents were reported around DeKalb County as a result of freezing rain that began in the afternoon and continued into the evening ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Sycamore searches for parts for its parking meters

    SYCAMORE – The timer is ticking away on the city’s penny parking meters. Thanks to national attentio ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • DeKalb County Board plan to form Jail Solutions Committee

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Board members plan to form a Jail Solutions Committee aimed at finding fixes for overcrowding at the DeKalb County jail by th ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Government meetings

    TodayDeKalb City Council: 6 p.m. in Council Chambers, 200 S. Fourth St.DeKalb Committee of the Whole ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Information sought on gas station incident

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information in identifying a man who made sexual advances to an employee at the Hy-Vee gas station.
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Face Time With … Kevin Matesi

    In December, Northern Illinois University graduate student Kevin Matesi claimed first place aftear beating 4,900 contenders in the 2014 IBM Master the ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Lions Club hosts Ski for Sight weekend

    For Allie Futty, feeling the mud beneath her boots, breathing in the fresh air and smelling the trees are the best parts of the Lions Club Ski for Sig ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Youth listen to 'War of Worlds' in Sycamore, ponder story in today’s world

    The broadcast of Orson Welles’ “The War of the Worlds” as a radio play in 1938 sounds like a real news report, with bulletins interrupting classical m ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Resource Bank offers service scholarships

    DeKALB – Applications are being accepted for the Resource Bank Centennial Service Award. Each year $10,000 is made available through scholarships to g ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Writers to appear on WGN radio Sunday

    Sycamore writer Dirk Johnson will appear on WGN radio, AM-720, at 9:30 p.m. Sunday with his co-author, Robert Owen Carr, to talk about their new book, ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • Sycamore High School registration night nears

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore High School will host a registration night Monday for incoming freshman students and their parents.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:42 pm
  • Marcia Sweigert appointed interim DeKalb city clerk; City Council to vote Monday

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council will vote Monday on Mayor John Rey’s appointment of Marcia Sweigert as the interim city clerk.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • NIU plans town-hall meetings

    DeKALB – In an effort to educate students, staff and faculty about some of Northern Illinois University’s key issues, NIU President Doug Baker and Exe ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:39 pm
  • Asbestos found in 19 properties at Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park

    SYCAMORE – Nineteen homes at Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park tested positive for asbestos, but that hasn’t affected plans to demolish the area by t ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 10:11 pm
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