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  • Sycamore police to target unsafe drivers

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore police are making sure the area’s drivers are buckled up this Thanksgiving – the year’s busiest travel time.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:53 am
  • Sycamore’s Opportunity House names officers

    SYCAMORE – Opportunity House, a Sycamore-based nonprofit agency that helps people with developmental disabilities work, live and socialize in the comm ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:53 am
  • DeKalb to study Egyptian Theatre sustainability

    DeKALB – The Egyptian Theatre could have a new business model by next year. The city has issued a re ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • CCA holds annual ceremony to honor, remember veterans

    SYCAMORE – Zac Swedberg, a National Guard veteran, credits much of his success to his education and upbringing in Sycamore. 
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Sycamore High School pays tribute to veterans

    SYCAMORE – Robert Mason’s brother has been missing since Oct. 17, 1968.Mason, of Hinckley, choked ba ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Photos: Veterans Day 2015

    Today, the community thanks local veterans for their service to our country. ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Photos: DeKalb School District 428 redistricting community forum

    Images from the DeKalb School District 428 redistricting community forum ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 9:14 am
  • DeKalb County court pushes back time of bond hearings

    SYCAMORE – Changing the DeKalb County court schedule could reduce the area’s crime rate, court officials said.
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Strong winds, possible storms headed for DeKalb

    DeKALB – DeKalb County residents can expect strong winds to blow through the area today, with possibly severe storms Thursday, National Weather Servic ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Kaneland High School community on alert after threat

    MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland High School community is on alert this week, according to an email communication sent to families in the district. The email ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • DeKalb Area Arts Council to host summit

    DeKALB – The newly formed DeKalb Area Arts Council will host an Arts Summit from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Relay for Life of DeKalb County plans bowling fundraiser

    DeKALB – Relay for Life of DeKalb County will begin its 20th year of raising funds to benefit the American Cancer Society with a fall bowling kick-off ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 9:22 am
  • New law means changes in Illinois schools' discipline policies

    DeKALB – Claudia Beckett believes that if a new law calling for more measured school discipline policies had been in place when her son attended DeKal ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Concerns voiced over DeKalb School District 428 redistricting

    DeKALB – Jamie and Cherron Page and their two children had been feeling settled into a new home and new school, but next semester things will change a ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Kaneland's school board reveals details of latest offer

    SUGAR GROVE – Members of the Kaneland Education Association put on a show of support at Monday night's Kaneland School District 302 Board meeting. On ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:26 am
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