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  • Sycamore library garden accessible to all

    SYCAMORE – Jill Dubicz said she was still sore a couple of days after she began work Saturday on a handicapped-accessible community garden next to Syc ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Boots

    Meet Boots and Sadie. Boots is a more than 1-year-old black and white domestic short-haired mix avai ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • ACT debate: State weighs no longer funding test, but students, colleges still value it

    DeKALB – The most important test Dylan Moore can imagine is about two weeks away. That’s why instead ...
    April 14, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • DeKalb woman killed in crash; brother charged with DUI

    DeKALB – Friends remembered Tiffany Taylor as a caring person who wanted to travel the world Sunday, the day after her brother was charged with aggrav ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • Face time with...Jere DeBacker

    Denver-based piano technician Jere DeBacker specializes in working on, restoring and documenting Melville Clark Apollo player pianos, which were built ...
    April 14, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Sycamore High School plant sale starts May 3

    SYCAMORE – Starting May 3, the Sycamore High School Horticulture Department will sell annuals, perennials and herbs that were grown in the Sycamore Hi ...
    April 14, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • When to register for DeKalb School District 428

    DeKALB – Online registration for DeKalb School District 428 starts today for all returning students.
    April 14, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • DeKalb council to vote on finance help

    DeKALB – At their meeting tonight, DeKalb aldermen will be asked to spend up to $45,000 to hire two retirees with municipal finance experience to impr ...
    April 14, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • Oak Crest awards employee grant

    Twice a year for 15 years the Community Relations Committee of the Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center Board of Trustees has awarded a grant in th ...
    April 14, 2014 - 9:05 am
  • Patricia Schmidt letter of apology

    Note to readers: The following is an open letter from Patricia Schmidt, who was acquitted April 3 on charges of reckless homicide and aggravated reckl ...
    April 12, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Schmidt issues public apology in '11 fatal crash

    SYCAMORE – A week after she was acquitted of reckless homicide, Patricia Schmidt apologized to the families of the 21-year-olds killed in the February ...
    April 12, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Letter from the parents of Tim Getzelman and Lexi Weber

    It has taken 1,146 days for Patricia Schmidt to issue an apology for causing the deaths of our children. From the evening of Feb. 21, 2011, never once ...
    April 12, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Olson: Apology given, pain remains

    Although we’ve written countless stories about Patricia Schmidt’s trial and acquittal, she didn’t become a real person to me until Friday morning.
    April 12, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Finance director resigns in wake of plan to review policies

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb is without a finance director after Laura Pisarcik resigned the same week city Manager Anne Marie Gaura announced financia ...
    April 12, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Bench at Sycamore park honors boy killed in crash

    SYCAMORE – As the sun set over Sycamore Lake Rotary Park, Tonda Ranken ran her fingers over a picture of her 11-year-old son, Matthew, who was killed ...
    April 12, 2014 - 12:01 am
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