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  • County leaders announce progress on heroin antidote program

    SYCAMORE – During a vigil, DeKalb County Chairman Jeff Metzger announced progress on a pilot program to arm police officers with an opiate antidote th ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Face Time with ... Alexis Simmons

    DeKALB – Alexis Simmons is patiently waiting to find out if she passed the bar exam. In the meantime ...
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • DeKalb County attorney reiterates no conflict exists for Oncken's positions

    SYCAMORE – Riley Oncken will not resign from the DeKalb County Board and will remain a candidate on the November ballot.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Olson: Some advice: Don't take nude photos

    We ran a story in last week’s Lifestyle section about having “The Talk” with children, and it occurred to me how things have changed even as they’ve s ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Sept. 5 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 ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Grant application deadline set for Oct. 31

    The Trust Department of The National Bank & Trust Company of Sycamore is accepting applications for grants from the Mary E. Stevens Trust for public c ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • DeKalb County officials take new approaches to curb heroin overdose deaths

    MALTA – Longtime friends Kurt Hudson and Geoffrey Seymore didn’t plan to buy heroin when they went clubbing in Rockford last September.
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Moxie owner announces store closing plans

    DeKALB – Megan Morrison wants her downtown DeKalb business, Moxie, to go out with a bang.Morrison an ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Police: Plano man bit woman, punched man

    SANDWICH – A Plano man is accused of biting a woman and punching a man Wednesday at the County Line Pub in Sandwich.
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • District 428 plans to hire more teachers at Huntley

    DeKALB – School District 428 will hire six more teachers at Huntley Middle School this year to ensure an influx of students does not push class sizes ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • DeKalb man sent to prison for child sex abuse

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man who was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for sexually abusing a girl younger than age 13 told a judge the case back ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Sept. 4 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 ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Bronze statue to honor Sycamore's Pumpkin Festival founder

    SYCAMORE – Mr. Pumpkin’s likeness will be present at the Pumpkin Festival parade this fall and for many years to come.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Fundraising continues to restore original Sycamore fire engine

    SYCAMORE – Former Sycamore firefighter Jerry Taylor still remembers the last time he went on a call with the city’s first motorized engine.
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Tornado sirens working with temporary fix

    DeKALB – DeKalb’s temporary fix to the citywide tornado sirens is now operational as city leaders wait for a permanent solution.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:04 pm
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