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  • Scout works to recycle bikes for Eagle project

    Ryan Loitz, a Life Scout with Troop 16 in Sycamore, is working on his Eagle project, “Recycle Your Cycle: For a Wheelie Good Cause.”
    April 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Horticulture Help Desk now open

    University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners offer a free service answering garden questions at the Horticulture Help Desk.
    April 20, 2016 - 9:20 am
  • Sycamore Library accepting books today

    SYCAMORE – Books worth sharing with others, or books that can be recycled for another use will be accepted Saturday at the public library.
    April 15, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Road Ranger stores are being rebranded

    DeKALB – The area’s three Road Ranger gas station and convenience stores will soon change over to a new owner’s brand name.
    April 18, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Jane Fargo Hotel in Sycamore up for sale

    SYCAMORE - The Jane Fargo Hotel in Sycamore could be changing hands, but owners of the historic downtown building aren’t disclosing details of the tra ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Faith formation: Somonauk Presbyterian celebrating 170 years

    SOMONAUK – When George Beveridge and his family first came to Somonauk from Washington County, New York, there were no roads or towns. Chicago Road wa ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • DeKalb Bengals football/cheerleading sets registration

    DeKalb Bengals will conduct final registration from 9 a.m. to noon May 7 at the DeKalb Park District Sports and Recreation Center, 1765 S. Fourth St. ...
    April 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Police chiefs to attend Beloved Community potluck

    DeKALB – Two local police chiefs are expected to attend The Beloved Community’s 14th annual potluck dinner Sunday and will speak with attendees as par ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Spartan broadcasters gaining recognition

    SYCAMORE –  A group of Sycamore High School students has been asked to attend a state leadership conference next week in Springfield.
    April 14, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Work begins on Sycamore riparian restoration project

    SYCAMORE – Crews began grading work Thursday on the Sycamore Park District’s River Restoration Project.
    April 14, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • State school board forecasts full funding for 2016-17

    School districts throughout DeKalb County stand to collectively receive about $3.6 million more in general state aid starting next school year, if pro ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Rosati’s Pizza to open restaurant in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Rosati's Pizza plans to open a restaurant in DeKalb.The DeKalb City Council approved a liqu ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • House fire causes $100K damage; displaces DeKalb family

    DeKALB – A house fire Wednesday caused $100,000 in damage and temporarily displaced a DeKalb family, DeKalb fire officials said
    April 15, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • From the archive: 'Panty raids' once part of campus life

    In June 1958, a group of about 750 men took a break from studying at Northern Illinois University to attempt a panty raid at Williston and Adams dormi ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • E-waste collection scheduled for Saturday in Sycamore

    DeKalb County residents with old electronics to recycle can bring them to the Sycamore Public Works Building on Saturday morning at 475 N. Cross St.
    April 13, 2016 - 11:46 pm
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