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  • Kaneland students create Dablr app to connect teens with local jobs

    Daydreaming during class has paid off for Kaneland High School student Jake Obremski of Sugar Grove. The teen has designed a web app called Dablr.
    June 19, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Sycamore business donates table tennis table, memorial

    SYCAMORE – A donation to the city’s park district has sparked friendly competition among parkgoers.T ...
    June 19, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Sycamore's one-room North Grove School holds open house

    SYCAMORE – Carole Lichty clearly remembers playing duck, duck, goose and sliding on wax paper down the slide during recess as a student at North Grove ...
    June 20, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Fire in rural Kingston displaces family

    KINGSTON - The Red Cross is helping a family that was displaced after an early morning fire left their home uninhabitable.
    June 19, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Two Sycamore teens face charges after string of car burglaries

    SYCAMORE - Two Sycamore teens were arrested Friday in connection with a string of 25 car burglaries - that included acts of vandalism such as urinatin ...
    June 19, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Sandwich Middle School donates to FVOAS

    Lisa Saitta (left), parent volunteer, and Andy Heilemeier (right), assistant principal of Sandwich Middle School, recently presented a donation to Pat ...
    June 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Scout event highlights end of the Civil War

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, recently attended the U.S. Grant Pilgrimage in Galena sponsored by the Boy S ...
    June 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Open Door receives fire safety grant

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation recently presented Open Door Rehabilitation Center with a grant to upgrade Open Door’s fire sprinkler systems i ...
    June 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Waterman Lions donate to new park

    Waterman residents will soon have a new park thanks to the efforts of a grassroots organization called The Waterman Enhancement Group.
    June 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • FVOAS offers chance to win $1,000, help area senior citizens

    Fox Valley Older Adult Services is hosting its annual Draw Down, Wednesday, June 29, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Only 250 tickets are on sale for $30 each ...
    June 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Extension seminar examines food labeling

    For those of us who try to be conscientious food consumers, a simple trip to the grocery store can cause a bit of anxiety. Now, in addition to reading ...
    June 19, 2016 - 8:20 pm
  • Doppler radar gives meteorologists greater view of area storms

    ELBURN – Severe weather could hit the area in the blink of an eye – but ABC 7 Chicago has a new safety tool north of Elburn.
    June 17, 2016 - 11:09 pm
  • NIU center to hold Orlando shooting vigil Monday

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University will remember the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting, with a vigil scheduled for Monday.
    June 17, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • DeKalb County Board to spend up to $75,000 to get sober house open

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board is doubling down on plans to open a sober-living home in Sycamore despite delays and cost overruns.
    June 17, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Summer fun: Day trips provides endless possibilities throughout the Chicago suburban area

    As summer kicks into high gear, do you find yourself feeling desperate to go outside to enjoy the sunshine? Feeling the urge to just get out and do so ...
    June 17, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Do you think state Legislature should ban people on terror watch lists from getting gun permits?