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  • 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
  • NIU Cares Day looking for projects to tackle

    Northern Illinois University has hundreds of helping hands looking for meaningful projects to tackle on NIU Cares Day, April 16, the 10-year anniversa ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Chess Team to play in IHSA state championships

    DeKALB – Freshman Liberty Mildner has fond memories of playing chess with her grandfather when she was younger and is keeping sharp by competing with ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Bradley Olsen’s mother to speak at missing persons memorial

    DeKALB – Sue Olsen’s worst fear came true when her 26-year-old son disappeared from a DeKalb bar and never came home.
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Bookcase Project to host literacy banquet

    DeKALB – The DeKalb/Sycamore Bookcase Project will host a banquet Feb. 11 to support the nonprofit group’s annual effort to promote literacy by provid ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Water main break shuts down Hiawatha D-426

    KIRKLAND – A water main break Friday shut down Hiawatha School District 426, but the district will reopen Monday, officials said. 
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:41 pm
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