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  • Sycamore woman wants to spread ‘pink positivity’

    SYCAMORE – Before Cheryl Chilson delivers the care packages she puts together for patients at KishHealth System Cancer Center in DeKalb, she likes to ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • DeKalb County Board District 1 race has 2 political newcomers facing off

    SYCAMORE – Two rural residents are facing off for a County Board spot in the hopes of earning their first seat in public office.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Statue of Wally 'Mr. Pumpkin' Thurow unveiled as Sycamore Pumpkin Festival gets underway

    SYCAMORE – Craig Thurow is comforted knowing his dad is back at home in Sycamore. Thurow watched as ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:36 am
  • DeKalb firefighters train for potential Ebola outbreak

    DeKALB – Already covered by a plastic jumpsuit and thick rubber gloves, DeKalb’s Assistant Fire Chief Jeff McMaster twisted his way into another plast ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • DeKalb police consider charging man with making false report

    DeKALB — Police said Wednesday they were still considering whether a man who falsely reported being attacked on a bike path Tuesday near DeKalb High S ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Sycamore park dedication set for Saturday

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District will dedicate its newest park in honor of a lifelong Sycamore resident Saturday.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Residents of Bethany Rehab in DeKalb support breast cancer research

    DeKALB – Pink is Patty Guzik’s favorite color. Guzik, 66, was one of several residents who colored t ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Inaugural Unity Walk brings DeKalb community together

    DeKALB – Joe Mitchell walked through the streets of DeKalb on Tuesday night not only to start a conversation, but to set an example for his own childr ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Tech in the classroom promising, Lincoln Elementary officials report

    DeKALB – Putting mobile computers in students’ hands has taught DeKalb School District 428 those students and their teachers an important lesson: Be f ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • DeKalb Police: Reported attack did not occur

    DeKALB — Police have determined an attack reported near DeKalb High School about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday did not occur.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • McCaskey emphasizes leadership, reading with DeKalb fifth-graders

    DeKALB — When Chicago Bears Chairman George McCaskey told a group of Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School fifth-graders they were the leaders of the sch ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Fairgrounds to host Fall Fest

    SANDWICH – Throughout the Midwest, the fall season is festival time, celebrating everything from wine to pumpkins to scarecrows. In Sandwich, a new fe ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Time to order holiday fruitcakes

    First Congregational United Church of Christ in DeKalb is once again baking and selling holiday fruitcakes. The cakes will be baked the first week of ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • Craft market a Pumpkin Festival tradition

    The 42nd annual Autumn Craft & Treasures Market, sponsored by the Sycamore Music Boosters, is part of the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival weekend Oct. 25 an ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:00 am
  • House walk a mix of public, private spaces

    The Sycamore History Museum’s annual Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes Tour will celebrate the life of General E.F. Dutton and his influence on Sycamore, pa ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:00 am
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