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  • DeKalb County Sheriff’s deputies will be on alert for impaired drivers

    DeKALB – In anticipation for the revelry that usually accompanies Super Bowl weekend celebrations, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has announced th ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Bond set for 2 men arrested in connection with shooting

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge Monday set bond for two men arrested in connection with a shooting at a party over the weekend.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Sycamore Park District and City Council discuss land dedication concerns

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Park District commissioners Monday shared with the City Council concerns about the process of dedicating land for park sites in de ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • State funding for NIU, Kishwaukee College remains in limbo

    DeKALB – Local higher education officials are still in a funding quagmire after partisan tussling in Springfield last week still means no money flowin ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Critical Care – Day 2: Families, service providers, police concerned by lack of inpatient mental health facilities

    DeKALB – Donna Bennett once came home from work to find her son scrubbing the living room carpet in the family’s DeKalb home with a mop. 
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • DeKalb/Sycamore Bookcase Project to host annual dinner

    The DeKalb/Sycamore Bookcase Project will host a banquet dinner to support the annual effort to provide 50 solid oak bookcases with starter libraries ...
    Jan. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Valentine's Day event benefits Sycamore boosters

    Come finish your Valentine’s Day shopping with 20 vendors and crafters at the Valentine’s Day Fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at t ...
    Jan. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • End of an eyesore: Shodeen’s structures demolished

    DeKALB – The last of Shodeen’s structures along Pearl Street and Lincoln Highway were demolished Friday.
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • FBI pursues charges for bomb threat suspect

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Police officials are working with the FBI to bring federal charges against a man suspected of making a bomb thre ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Founders Elementary students step back in time for Pioneer Day

    DeKALB – Founders Elementary School students stepped back in time Friday for Pioneer Day in Pam Bybee’s fourth-grade class. 
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Critical Care – Day 1: Student’s death shows need for mental health services

    DeKALB – Quintonio LeGrier was an amiable young man, one of his high school math teacher’s favorite students. He was an inspiration, a determined pers ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Eagle Scout project improves Sycamore History Museum

    Chris Meyer had been involved in Boy Scouts for many years. When it was time for him to come up with his Eagle Scout project, he had a good idea of wh ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore library creating testimonial video

    Tell the library why you love it. The Sycamore Public Library is creating a short video montage with patrons’ reasons for loving the library.
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Troop 2810 enjoys winter campout

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, recently headed to Canyon Camp in Stockton for its annual winter campout. Th ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Park Partners recognized

    Many individuals, businesses and organizations in the community go above and beyond in their support of or contribution to the Sycamore Park District.
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of Shodeen's plan for building upscale apartments and a hotel in downtown DeKalb?
    Downtown DeKalb needs anything it can get
    The density of the development is too high for the area
    A good start, could work with some changes
    Approve as is