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  • Children with autism sought for NIU research study

    DeKALB – Participants are needed for a research study exploring how balance, coordination, language and quality of life measures are related to sympto ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:22 pm
  • DeKalb County Jail overdose death sparks lawsuit

    SYCAMORE – The mother of a Rochelle man who died from a heroin overdose while in custody last year at the DeKalb County Jail has filed a wrongful deat ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:21 pm
  • Argentinian students begin exchange program in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Three high school students from Argentina are devoting six weeks of their summer vacation to experiencing U.S. culture by taking part in a ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Downtown DeKalb businesses could relocate with redevelopment plan

    DeKALB – Business owners caught in the middle of a downtown redevelopment proposal along First Street and Lincoln Highway are confident that they woul ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:19 pm
  • DeKalb County residents celebrate Catholic Schools Week with fun, charity

    DeKALB – Parents and students of St. Mary Catholic School in DeKalb delivered a standing ovation to 14-year-old Charlie Vivirito as he closed out a sc ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:14 pm
  • H-BR sets kindergarten registration

    Hinckley-Big Rock Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2.
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Chromebooks donated at St. Mary’s in Sycamore

    Shaney Herrmann, an eighth-grade teacher at St. Mary’s School in Sycamore, works with two students using Chromebooks. The seventh- and eighth-graders ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 5:47 pm
  • First National Bank accepting applications for Community Development grant cycle

    First National Bank is issuing a request for proposals for its upcoming Community Development grant cycle, focused on programs related to stable housi ...
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Scholarships offered through First Midwest Bank

    Applications for these scholarships are available through guidance offices at the high schools listed, online at www.firstmidwest.com/wealth. The appl ...
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • KC Visit Day for prospective students and families Feb. 20

    Kishwaukee College will host a Visit Day on Monday, Feb. 20, beginning at 9 a.m. for prospective students and their families. Check-in will begin at 9 ...
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb kindergarten registration begins Feb. 15

    DeKALB – Parents within DeKalb Community Unit School District 428 will be able to register their children for kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:55 pm
  • DeKalb/Sycamore Bookcase Project hosting banquet to support children's literacy effort

    DeKALB – The DeKalb/Sycamore Bookcase Project will host a banquet to support the annual effort to promote literacy by providing 50 solid oak bookcases ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:43 pm
  • DeKalb County home sales, prices up in 2016

    DeKALB – With fewer properties on the market, homes sales increased last year, and sale prices gained 6.1 percent in DeKalb County.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:41 pm
  • DeKalb to give up to $25K toward new Thai Pavilion location

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council authorized spending up to $25,000 for exterior improvements to the new Thai Pavilion location at 251 E. Lincoln Highw ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Photos: A Day in the Life of St. Mary School in Sycamore for Catholic School Week

    Students and faculty celebrate Catholic School Week at St. Mary School in Sycamore on Monday, January 30, 2017.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 6:01 pm
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