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  • New Sycamore sober house plan draws opposition

    SYCAMORE – Michelle Caley was moving Wednesday, collecting the last of her things from the Sycamore home she’d lived in for years.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Little local interest in medical marijuana

    DeKALB – No one wants to sell marijuana in DeKalb County – not legally, anyway. At least that’s what ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Police seek man who brought gun to Sycamore High

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore police are asking for the public's help identifying a man who brought a gun into Sycamore High School.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 to consider special ed upgrades

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 officials want to improve the way they teach special education students, which could cut down on the number of stu ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Bus incidents reported for Sycamore's South Prairie Elementary School

    SYCAMORE – Police responded to two instances involving school buses carrying South Prairie Elementary School students Tuesday morning.
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • No injuries reported in Shabbona garage fire

    SHABBONA – No one was injured after a vehicle caught fire and ignited a garage Tuesday in Shabbona, police said.
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Winter weather conditions have many drivers sliding into ditches

    Kerwin Alvero was driving on Plank Road near the Moose Ridge curve about 5 p.m. Monday, on his way home from visiting his girlfriend at the University ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • DeKalb settles investigation over online job applications

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb has settled a Justice Department investigation over online job applications.
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Emerging trends connecting people with locally grown food

    LEE – Bryan Flower seriously questioned his decision to run a small farm when he had to wrangle a testosterone-filled bull in the pouring rain.
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Applications available for Kohl’s scholarships

    Applications are being accepted for the 2015 Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program.The prize is awarded t ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • 6 more weeks of winter after Woodstock Willie sees his shadow

    WOODSTOCK – The weekend’s storm may be over, but McHenry County residents still have a long way to go, according to Woodstock Willie, who reluctantly ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • G-K kindergarten registration scheduled

    Registration for this fall’s Genoa-Kingston kindergarten students will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 3 through March 6 at Davenport Gra ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • NIU students cut loose with snowball fight

    DeKALB – Hitting your classmates with snowballs beats hitting the books, some Northern Illinois University students learned Monday.
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • More snow possible today

    The weekend blizzard brought enough ice and snow to DeKalb County roads to cause about 200 vehicle slide-offs and accidents – but it didn’t stop Madys ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Face Time With ... Joel Collinsworth

    DeKALB – Some might know him as Joel Collinsworth, but to the members of his musical family, the 55-year-old Rockford resident has been the Original M ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 11:31 pm
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