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  • Books, bookshelves given to 50 Two Rivers Head Start preschool students

    DeKALB – Anthony Fabbri of Sycamore, 4, usually has to share his belongings with his two sisters.But ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • First Artigras event a colorful celebration of art, community

    DeKALB – With a top hat and a booming voice, Brian Sprague welcomed spectators to DeKalb’s first Artigras parade Saturday. 
    May 3, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Princess event held for children affected by April 9 tornado

    SYCAMORE – Brooklynn Johnson began her day Sunday seeing her family’s destroyed home in Fairdale for the first time Sunday morning.
    May 3, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Photos: Artigras Parade

    Images from the very first Artigras Parade. ...
    May 2, 2015 - 5:05 pm
  • Sycamore Lions donate to VAC

    The Sycamore Lions Club delivered more than 100 meals for Meals on Wheels on Easter Sunday. The club also gave a $500 donation to Voluntary Action Cen ...
    May 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Waterman Lions Club helps Tiny Voices Camp

    Elizabeth Nielsen of Tiny Voice Therapy Services, Waterman, receives a check for $750 from Dave Stryker, president of Waterman Lions Club. Nielsen, a ...
    May 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Arbor Day celebration

    In conjunction with Arbor Day, the DeKalb Park District planted four Autumn Blaze maple trees at River Heights Golf Course. Students from Tyler Elemen ...
    May 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Districts in Illinois add cyberbullying to behavior under schools’ purview

    These days, what happens on the computer can ripple throughout school hallways and classrooms.It’s b ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Fundraiser brings robots, cars to DeKalb High School parking lot

    DeKALB – DeKalb High School senior Garrett Farnum stood in his school parking lot along with a group of his friends while waiting to test drive a vehi ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • DeKalb Public Library to host concert, discussion

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St., will host a concert and discussion celebrating the spirit of Motown music and its influence on soul, ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Tips sought on attempted break-in near Sandwich

    SANDWICH – Crime Stoppers is seeking information on an attempted residential burglary in rural Sandwich.
    May 1, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Sycamore City Council to discuss sober-living house again

    SYCAMORE – The city of Sycamore and DeKalb County have reignited talks regarding the county’s proposal to use a home in the city as a sober living fac ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Nepalese NIU students rally to raise money after earthquake

    DeKALB – Jyoti Shrestha didn’t hear about the magnitude-7.8 earthquake that struck her family’s home near Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, until the n ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Sycamore man gets 6 months in jail for domestic battery

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man pleaded guilty to domestic battery and aggravated stalking Wednesday and was sentenced to 180 days in the DeKalb County Jail ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Police: DeKalb woman stabbed husband with steak knife

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman was released on a $1,000 bail after she stabbed her husband with a steak knife, police said.
    May 1, 2015 - 11:42 pm
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