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  • Firewood website helps consumers avoid trouble by the truckload

    You see the ads in the newspaper, along roadsides and just about everywhere else this time of year: “Firewood for sale.”
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Family of slain man questions girlfriend's self-defense claim

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman accused of strangling her boyfriend in the apartment they shared had recently met the man’s family in Chicago and discussed ma ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Sycamore City Council to consider tax levy options

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council will consider four options Monday for the 2016 property tax levy that could result in a range of effects to prope ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 1:38 am
  • D-428 parents seek help from committee to give their children a bilingual education

    Isabell Escamilla said she has the desire to participate in a community connected by her two children and 6,200 others, but what holds her back are th ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Photos: Moonlight Madness in Sycamore

    More than ten local businesses participated in Moonlight Madness event in downtown Sycamore on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 5:15 pm
  • Organization looking for working women of World War II

    The American Rosie the Riveter Association is trying to locate women who worked on the home front during World War II.
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Malta Lions Club creates Cunningham Endowment at Kishwaukee College

    Representatives from the Malta Lions Club were at Kishwaukee College on Oct. 27 to present President Laurie Borowicz with a check for $10,000 to creat ...
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • MPP Sycamore Containers donates Halloween boxes

    The Sycamore Lions wish to thank MPP Sycamore Containers for their donation of trick-or-treat boxes, which the club distributes to Sycamore schools pr ...
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DHS Class of '76 gives back to education

    The DeKalb High School Class of 1976 held its 40th reunion the weekend of Sept. 23-25. More than 80 classmates attended at least one of the events, wi ...
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore library collection

    For the month of November, Addison and Alexis shared the display case at the library in the Youth Services Department. Addison displayed her softball ...
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Turkey drive lands 719 birds for Thanksgiving

    DeKalb – Wanting to help others celebrate Thanksgiving, Bill Finucane, DeKalb’s 2nd Ward alderman, volunteered Friday to help with Let’s Talk Turkey.
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 approves tax levy resolution

    DeKALB – DeKalb residents could see an increase in their property tax bill next year based on the requested 2016 tax levy approved by the DeKalb Schoo ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Moonlight Madness kicks of Sycamore’s holiday season

    As Mother Nature did her part by blowing in wintery weather, Sycamore store owners started off their holiday preview weekend Friday night. Eleven busi ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • DeKalb police seek donations for Heroes and Helpers

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Police Department is seeking donations for its Heroes and Helpers program, in which officers take underpriviledged children to sho ...
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Sycamore Music Boosters receives Wurlitzer grant

    The Sycamore Music Boosters received a grant of $4,000 from the Wurlitzer Foundation Fund through the DeKalb County Community Foundation to help suppo ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 5:46 pm
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