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  • Sandwich to take another shot at sales tax increase

    SANDWICH – City leaders are hoping to educate voters about what they say is a needed sales tax increase before the April election after a nearly ident ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:37 pm
  • AARP Tax-Aide program to offer free tax assistance

    Trained local volunteers will be offering tax preparation help for individuals with low to moderate incomes with special attention to senior citizens ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore City Council to vote on debt collection agreement

    SYCAMORE – A collection agency could soon be contacting drivers who skip out on paying their parking fines.
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:52 am
  • Paranormal investigators host event at Sandwich Opera House

    SANDWICH – Chris Roe believes in the paranormal. She has heard tales of real-life experiences and has witnessed firsthand what she describes as “thing ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • 100+ Women Who Care to meet Feb. 13

    100+ Women Who Care is a group of women interested in positively impacting the local community.Toget ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Ellwood House Museum offers volunteer training

    The Ellwood House Museum seeks volunteers to deliver guided tours of the historic Ellwood Mansion and Ellwood-Nehring House.
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb mayoral candidate forum expected to be civil discussion

    DeKALB – Residents will get their first opportunity to address all four mayoral candidates in April’s election during Monday’s candidate forum at the ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Public invited to meet new DeKalb library director

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Public Library invites the community to an open house for a chance to meet its new director, Emily Faulkner. The meet-and-greet wi ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • NIU to hold piano concert

    DeKALB – Concert pianist Wei Pai will be performing at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Northern Illinois University’s Boutell Memorial Hall.
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:27 pm
  • Judge to rule on Curl appeal in May

    SYCAMORE – William “Billy” Curl, convicted in the 2010 murder of a Northern Illinois University freshman, was back in DeKalb County Court on Friday, p ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:15 pm
  • 20 NIU students affected by Trump travel ban

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University student Atef Alghzzy is concerned about how President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and travel w ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:08 pm
  • DeKalb District 428, Superintendent Moeller reach tenative separation deal

    DeKALB – On Tuesday, DeKalb School District 428 board members will consider a separation agreement with Superintendent Doug Moeller that would continu ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:19 pm
  • Ruetten achieves Eagle Scout rank

    David Ruetten, a member of Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered at Federated Church in Sycamore, was recently awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achie ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore business owner honored for park district contributions

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District board has honored local business owner Tom Doty, who has a history of giving his time and expertise for the bett ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Rosati’s set to open sports pub

    DeKALB – Pizza lovers in DeKalb soon will have a new option with the opening of Rosati’s Pizza Sports Pub scheduled for this weekend near the intersec ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:55 pm
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