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  • Sycamore considering fees for donation boxes

    SYCAMORE – Junk was piled up Tuesday around the USAgain donation boxes at 403 State St., where it had been for days.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 9:29 pm
  • Construction on schedule for DeKalb County Jail expansion

    SYCAMORE – An expansion project to remedy overcrowding at the DeKalb County Jail is moving along right on schedule, Joyce Klein, the sheriff’s chief o ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 9:22 pm
  • Tree orders accepted for Sycamore residents

    SYCAMORE – Residents of Sycamore can order from a selection of shade and ornamental trees for their front yards or parkways while the city covers half ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • DeKalb D-428 board set to consider controversial raise

    DeKALB – Community outrage may have moved DeKalb District 428 to back off a more-than-$10,000 raise for the human resources director, as agenda docume ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Sycamore City Council approves bike path agreement

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council approved a license agreement Monday with the Sycamore Park District to allow the installation of a bicyclist and ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • DeKalb preparing to tackle parking signs around town

    DeKALB – City leaders don’t expect it be expensive to make changes to parking restrictions around town, but they consider it an important thing to do ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Sycamore man facing child-sex charges dies

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man facing child sex charges died over the weekend in DeKalb.Joshua M. Burton, ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 1:31 pm
  • Program to discuss teacher retirement system

    All are welcome to attend a presentation, “The Teachers’ Retirement System and Pension Benefits,” given by Rich Frankenfeld, TRS Director of Outreach. ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Avalon String Quartet is set to perform Tuesday at Northern Illinois University

    The world-renowned Avalon String Quartet will perform the works of Joseph Hayden, Alberto Ginastera and Benjamin Britten at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • New café set to pop up in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The owners of Cassie’s Popcorn Stand are renovating a property into a café to add to their family business.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:59 am
  • DeKalb County advising residents about leaf burning regulations as fall approaches

    DeKalb County officials are reminding residents about regulations for leaf burning as fall approaches.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Phillips talks safety with NIU students

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Police Chief Tom Phillips said his department is working to involve more people in campus safety with community- ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 1:10 am
  • Huskie fans gather to celebrate football team’s home opener

    DeKALB – The smell of bratwurst and hot dogs filled the air Saturday around Northern Illinois University’s Huskie Stadium as students, alumni and loca ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Waterman Lions donate to DeKalb County Community Gardens

    Shawn Blobaum (left), president of Waterman Lions Club, presents a check for $100 to Dan Kenney (right), director of DeKalb County Community Gardens. ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Donahoe is Rotary Citizen of the Month

    Michelle Donahoe (right), executive director of the Sycamore History Museum, was named Outstanding Citizen of the Month by the Sycamore Rotary Club pr ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
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