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    Starzyk graduates from basic trainingU.S. Air Force Airman Arden E. Starzyk graduated from basic mil ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Students tour firms, explore engineering options

    SYCAMORE – John Limberis said he wants a job where he can work with his hands, and the tour he took Friday with other area high school students helped ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Sycamore City Council considers city clerk salary increase

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council will vote on a gradual increase of the city clerk’s salary during its meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the Council Cha ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • DeKalb clerk gets hefty pay raise

    DeKALB – Aldermen couldn’t agree to give themselves a raise, but they did approve a hefty hike in the city clerk’s pay.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Sycamore girl collects Halloween costumes for charity

    DeKALB – There’s bound to be a few more witches and princesses, lions, superheroes and more knocking on doors looking for treats this Halloween, after ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Leftover jail material used for future project

    SYCAMORE – Dirt is being moved to the proposed Sycamore Crossing site, but commercial development still could be a ways off.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 10:10 am
  • Sycamore park grant to fund trail extension

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District plans to create a safer path for Sycamore Middle School students, using a $632,600 grant from the Illinois Depar ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 10:05 am
  • Sycamore Fire Department receives grant from Enbridge

    The Sycamore Fire Department recently received a $1,000 grant from the Enbridge Safe Community Program for the purchase of self-contained breathing ap ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Waterman Lions present scholarship

    Alexis Van Wyhe of Waterman received a collage scholarship worth $750 a semester for two years from the Waterman Lions Club. She is shown here with cl ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Local DAR group meets in Shabbona

    The General John Stark Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution gathered Oct. 1 for a business-luncheon meeting at ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Glad Tidings hosts hymn sing

    Glad Tidings Assembly of God, 2325 N. First St. in DeKalb, will host a hymn sing at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The public is invited.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Deadline approaching for trip to see DHS Marching Barbs in Ireland

    Limited opportunities remain to join the award-winning DeKalb High School marching band when the group travels to Ireland next spring to participate i ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Women's Club selects new officers

    The DeKalb Women's Club meets at 1 p.m. the first Friday of the month October through December and February through May. The club presents two scholar ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Promise Grants to benefit nonprofits serving immigrants, minorities, literacy needs

    The Promise Grants committee is accepting grant applications from charitable community organizations that provide services to underserved and marginal ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Documentary filmmaker coming to Sycamore

    Researcher, oral historian and filmmaker Abbie Reese is coming to Sycamore to present the program, “Monastic Silence and a Visual Dialogue: Life Among ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
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