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  • DeKalb man accused in baby's death still awaiting trial

    SYCAMORE – After a judge denied a DeKalb man’s effort to bar testimony regarding Shaken Baby Syndrome, he could go to trial later for allegedly shakin ...
    July 21, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Sycamore crime at 25-year low

    SYCAMORE – Major criminal offenses in Sycamore declined last year to the lowest level in more than two decades.
    July 21, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Mayor John Rey, NIU President Doug Baker, City Manager Anne Marie Gaura deliver Dekalb's 2015 State of the City address

    DeKALB – City leaders and Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker touted local accomplishments and improving town-gown relations Tuesday at ...
    July 22, 2015 - 8:07 pm
  • Family Service Agency to host senior health fair

    DeKALB – The Family Service Agency will host its 2015 Senior Citizen’s Health Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dresser ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Citizens Utility Board to host presentation in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The Citizens Utility Board will host a free presentation to help electric and natural gas customers cut utility costs from 6 to 7 p.m. Thur ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • July 21 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • The Bean coffee stand raising funds to expand menu

    DeKALB – Downtown coffee stand The Bean could add crepes to its menu this summer, provided they find a health department approved kitchen and raise eq ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • D-428 to offer birth to pre-K vision, hearing, education, language screenings

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 will provide screenings for children ages birth through preschool in August. 
    July 20, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Park 88 Group LLC and 3M get preliminary approval for expansion project

    DeKALB – Park 88 Group LLC and 3M have preliminary approval to break ground on the expansion project that will connect 3M’s existing Park 88 campus wi ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Kishwaukee College adjunct faculty forms union

    MALTA – More than 100 part-time Kishwaukee College teachers has formed a union and contract negotiations should begin this fall.
    July 20, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Sycamore Titans 9U team caps successful summer season

    SYCAMORE – When the Sycamore Titans 9U baseball team started the season, many of its members thought they would be a decent team.
    July 20, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • 3 Sycamore athletes to compete in Special Olympics World Games

    DeKALB – A trio of Sycamore athletes are going for the gold in Los Angeles. Brendan Morrissey, 31, M ...
    July 21, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • DeKalb County prepares for National Night Out event

    The DeKalb County National Night Out, a nationwide campaign hosted locally with joint efforts by law enforcement to prevent crime, will be Aug. 4 in t ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Genoa park fire leaves youth soccer league in limbo

    GENOA – A July 14 fire that destroyed a Genoa Township Park District storage facility at Kiernan Park has left a local youth soccer program scrambling ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Police: DeKalb man hits woman with loaded gun, shoots

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man told police he was only trying to scare a woman Saturday when he struck her in the face with a loaded handgun and fired a shot ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:26 pm
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