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  • DeKalb City Council: Proposed unlawful assembly ordinances draw crowd at meeting

    DeKALB – More than 15 people voiced concerns Monday at DeKalb’s City Council meeting about controversial unlawful assemblies ordinances that passed on ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • DeKalb County schools await state policies for transgender students

    DeKALB – As schools around Illinois revise policies to accommodate transgender students, officials at some local districts said they will wait until s ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • DeKalb mayor plans to table proposed unlawful assembly ordinances

    DeKALB – Mayor John Rey said he plans to ask the DeKalb City Council to table proposed unlawful assemblies ordinances after "extensive" criticism, acc ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 2:38 pm
  • Sale benefits Sandwich High School Post-Prom Committee

    The Sandwich High School Post-Prom Committee will conduct its 10th annual Prom & Special Occasion Dress Sale this week.
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee College leader steps in amid state budget impasse

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College’s new president doesn’t have plans to shake up things at the community college, but Laurie Borowicz said she’ll be paying c ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Snowmobile crash sends 1 to hospital

    KINGSTON – Police said alcohol and open water on the Kishwaukee River are believed to be factors in a snowmobile crash that sent one man to the hospit ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Sycamore officials to workshop Northwest Sub Area Plan

    SYCAMORE – The City Council and Planning Commission will convene Monday for a joint meeting to discuss a plan that would pave the way for adding 300 a ...
    Jan. 24, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • New bar, gaming facility proposed

    DeKALB – A new bar and gaming facility could come to DeKalb if city officials approve its bar liquor and supplemental video gaming license Monday. 
    Jan. 24, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Sycamore High School principal among top in state

    SYCAMORE – Tim Carlson recently was awarded the Kishwaukee Region Illinois High School Principal of the Year Award by the Illinois Principals Associat ...
    Jan. 24, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Photos: NIU men's hoops beats Toledo

    Images from the NIU men's basketball team's victory against Toledo on Jan. 22 ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Sycamore’s Zibrun earns Eagle Scout rank

    Dominic Zibrun, a member of Troop 16 chartered at Federated Church in Sycamore, recently was awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achievable in B ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Recipe Redux class offered

    Need help keeping those New Year’s Resolutions, but starting to crave your old favorites? Healthy eating doesn’t have to be “all or nothing.” You stil ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Raven’s Husky Haven and Rescue receives grant

    Raven’s Husky Haven and Rescue of Sycamore received a $1,000 grant from the Petfinder Foundation in partnership with Orvis, a retail and mail-order bu ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s staffer’s speech caps week’s activities

    DeKALB – A former Chicago City Council member and staffer of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. told activist students Friday that in order to carry on t ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • DeKalb County home sales, prices made gains in 2015

    DeKALB – DeKalb County’s real estate market improved last month to cap off 2015 with more homes selling and median sales prices climbing following nat ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:37 pm
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