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  • 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
  • Pleasant Street neighborhood in DeKalb must attract new manufacturers

    DeKALB – In 45 years on Pleasant Street in DeKalb, Richard Lynch has seen his share of change, including the loss of businesses that used to be his ne ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • Businesses recognized at DeKalb Chamber of Commerce annual meeting

    DeKALB – It was awards night Thursday, and hundreds turned out in their evening best, eager to see who would walk away with the accolades.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Cheaper gas, lower income tax leading to fatter wallets, more spending

    SYCAMORE – In the past few weeks, Gabriela Careajal has gone from barely being able to afford to drive to dishing out money at restaurants.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • National FBI training helps expand officer’s knowledge

    DeKALB – After serving in the DeKalb Police Department for 20 years, Lt. Bob Redel thought there wasn’t much he could learn about his field.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Art show and wine tasting tickets available

    Tickets are available for the DeKalb County Animal Welfare League’s annual art show and wine tasting.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Scholarships based on sustainability offered

    The Midwest Renewable Energy Association will offer scholarships from the Steve Hansen Memorial Scholarship Fund.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Woman, dogs escape Kirkland house fire

    KIRKLAND – A woman and her six dogs were able to escape a late-night fire that caused heavy damage ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:59 pm
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