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  • Community foundation announces Fairdale infrastructure fund

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Community Foundation will administer the Fairdale Community Fund, created to provide ongoing support for maintenance cost ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Friends say Robert Wilson was devoted son, Moose Lodge member

    SYCAMORE – Robert J. Wilson had two families, one of blood and another just as strong with the people of Moose Lodge No. 1506 in Sycamore.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Students, parents crowd campus for NIU Move-In Day

    DeKALB – That proverbial “next chapter” began Friday for thousands of new students who, along with returning ones, moved into the residence halls at N ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Federated Church supplies back-to-school backpacks

    The Federated Church in Sycamore hosted its annual “filling of the backpacks” Aug. 7.Members of the ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul's to hold outdoor service, picnic

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will conduct its 10:30 a.m. Sunday service outdoors on the front lawn at Normal and Greenbrier roads.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul’s and Grace Place Campus Ministry offer Prayers2Pass

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and Grace Place Campus Ministry will offer #Prayers2Pass, an interactive prayer event for the students, faculty and staff ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Dorothy's Diamonds travel to Cape Cod

    Dorothy’s Diamonds in Creston recently traveled to Cape Cod, Mass. As a part of the trip, the group stopped at the Kennedy Memorial and took this phot ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 9:09 am
  • Beierlotzer elected to leadership role in veterans organization

    DeKalb County veteran Frank Beierlotzer was elected Grand Chef de Gare of Grande Voiture d’Illinois of La Societe Des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Mission trip helps teenagers grow in faith

    More than 120 teenagers and 28 adults traveled to Rochester, New York, the week of July 24 to 30 through Life Missions, a ministry of Sycamore United ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Somonauk Presbyterian sets blood drive

    Somonauk United Presbyterian Church will host a community blood drive on Thursday, Aug. 25, from 4 to 7 p.m.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • DeKalb County Board approves raise worker wanted – after he quits

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County’s building inspector quit after being denied a raise, but the same County Board members who said no to a wage increase for th ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Northern Illinois prepares for student move-in day

    DeKALB – The west end of town will be bustling Friday as Northern Illinois University welcomes the bulk of its students back to campus for the new sch ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Rape suspect’s attorney seeks more information about case

    SYCAMORE – The lawyer for a Kingston man accused of raping two girls at a party on his 18th birthday wants prosecutors to turn over records related to ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Teachers OK new contract; D-428 board to vote Saturday

    DeKALB – After weeks of wrangling and the threat of a strike, teachers in DeKalb-based School District 428 approved a new three-year contract Wednesda ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Judge acquits Kingston’s ex-leader in corruption case

    SYCAMORE – A judge has acquitted former Kingston Village President John Munro of corruption charges after a three-day trial during which his defense a ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:09 am
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