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  • Sycamore Park Partners recognized

    Many individuals, businesses and organizations in the community go above and beyond in their support of or contribution to the Sycamore Park District.
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Cares Day looking for projects to tackle

    Northern Illinois University has hundreds of helping hands looking for meaningful projects to tackle on NIU Cares Day, April 16, the 10-year anniversa ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Chess Team to play in IHSA state championships

    DeKALB – Freshman Liberty Mildner has fond memories of playing chess with her grandfather when she was younger and is keeping sharp by competing with ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Bradley Olsen’s mother to speak at missing persons memorial

    DeKALB – Sue Olsen’s worst fear came true when her 26-year-old son disappeared from a DeKalb bar and never came home.
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Bookcase Project to host literacy banquet

    DeKALB – The DeKalb/Sycamore Bookcase Project will host a banquet Feb. 11 to support the nonprofit group’s annual effort to promote literacy by provid ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Water main break shuts down Hiawatha D-426

    KIRKLAND – A water main break Friday shut down Hiawatha School District 426, but the district will reopen Monday, officials said. 
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Bill sponsored by State Rep. Bob Pritchard traps college funding, MAP grants

    DeKALB – State Rep. Bob Pritchard has said he opposes piecemeal appropriations to pay the state’s bills, but he’s a chief sponsor on legislation filed ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Photos: Sycamore Chamber of Commerce Meeting

    Images from the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce Meeting ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 9:57 am
  • Sue Lyon Book Sale needs books

    Needed: Books, books, books.The Sue Lyon Book Sale is looking for books – used books, leftover books ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Human Relations Commission to discuss public assemblies Tuesday

    DeKALB – The city’s Human Relations Commission will meet Tuesday to discuss two controversial unlawful public assembly ordinances after residents and ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • DeKalb County police agencies get cold case training

    DeKALB – A Florida homicide detective gave local law enforcement agencies a crash course on cold case investigation procedures this week.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • DeKalb County jobless rate ticks up to 5.7 percent in December

    DeKALB – DeKalb County’s unemployment increased to 5.7 percent last month, up from 5.5 percent in December 2014, according to preliminary figures rele ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 school supply drive to start Monday

    DeKALB – When school supplies run low, teachers often dip into their own paychecks to buy more, but a local group plans to host a fundraiser in Februa ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • Sycamore Chamber of Commerce honors business leaders at annual meeting

    SYCAMORE – About 375 businesses leaders and community members gathered Thursday to recap 2015 and honor some of the people and businesses who contribu ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • KVAL group art exhibit at DeKalb Library reopening

    A fortunate opportunity presented itself with the recent DeKalb Public Library grand reopening.The l ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
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