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  • Students apply science lessons at Sycamore Middle School's Science Olympiad

    SYCAMORE – Sophie McComb learned Thursday that an egg can still crack no matter how much bubble wrap and construction paper you place around it.
    March 12, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Army Spc. Alan Cugler returns from Africa to surprise sisters at Sycamore Middle School

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Middle School eighth-grader Trinity Ingalls was listening to her teacher’s talk about work etiquette and career choices when she s ...
    March 13, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • DeKalb seeks legal protections while trying attract Internet retailer

    DeKALB – DeKalb city leaders are trying to draft an incentive deal to attract Internet retailers while protecting the city from what some officials sa ...
    March 12, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Photos: Science Olympiad

    Images from Sycamore Middle School's Science Olympiad. ...
    March 12, 2015 - 8:16 pm
  • Creek at NIU briefly discolored by wastewater from boiler

    DeKALB – A creek running through the Northern Illinois University campus returned to normal conditions Thursday afternoon after water from a campus bo ...
    March 12, 2015 - 4:48 pm
  • Information sought on thefts, vandalism

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Police Department and the Illinois State Police will conduct special traffic enforcement operations next week.
    March 11, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Barbed Wire Betties to host roller derby bout

    DeKALB – DeKalb County’s roller derby team, the Barbed Wire Betties, will host a bout against the Illinois Valley Vixens on March 21.
    March 13, 2015 - 8:23 am
  • Kishwaukee Family YMCA starts search for organization leader

    SYCAMORE – With its longtime CEO leaving at the end of the week, the Kishwaukee Family YMCA board has put together a search committee to find the nonp ...
    March 11, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • DeKalb County Board asks Sycamore for sober house reconsideration

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board hasn’t given up. The board Wednesday approved penning a letter to ...
    March 12, 2015 - 7:52 am
  • Young innovator encourages students while at Change the World Day

    DeKALB – When a family friend died from pancreatic cancer a few years ago, Jack Andraka came up with an idea for a cancer diagnostic test in his biolo ...
    March 12, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Tuition to increase at Kishwaukee College

    MALTA – Tuition for students at Kishwaukee College will increase by $6 a credit hour beginning with summer school.
    March 11, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Aurora Central Catholic High School mourns after fatal crash

    AURORA – Aurora Central Catholic High School student Seth Egger is being remembered as someone who had a smile for everyone.
    March 11, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Whiskey Acres toasts local grains for spirits

    DeKALB – Nick Nagele was cooking up a lucrative future at Whiskey Acres last week – about 500 gallons worth.
    March 12, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Police: Sycamore man used gun to threaten woman

    DeKALB – A man was released on $1,000 bail after police said he brandished a gun and threatened to kill a woman in his Sycamore home.
    March 11, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • NIU program seeks local host families

    Experience another culture without needing to get a passport or leave home? Over the years, hosting visiting international students for a week or two ...
    March 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
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