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  • Homestead preserves memory of famous DeKalb family

    DeKALB – Donors have a chance next month to help preserve DeKalb County history as Give Local DeKalb County highlights the work of area nonprofits suc ...
    April 18, 2016 - 8:53 pm
  • March to help premature babies in DeKalb

    SYCAMORE – Before she became a mom, Randi Warren participated for years in a local charitable walk for babies because she loved children.
    April 18, 2016 - 8:51 pm
  • Crash on Peace leads to traffic backup

    SYCAMORE – People were taken to the hospital Monday after a two-car crash at Peace and Brickville roads that led police to divert traffic.
    April 18, 2016 - 4:14 pm
  • Sycamore History Museum's new exhibit features residents in 'Faces of Sycamore'

    SYCAMORE – Lynden Bute of Sycamore has many titles: artist, painter, snow sculptor and wood carver. He also can add to the list: a living, breathing m ...
    April 18, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Students, staff volunteer during 10th annual NIU Cares Day

    More than 30 Northern Illinois University students descended upon the 99-year-old building owned by the DeKalb Area Women’s Center on Saturday to give ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Scouts take part in leadership training

    Boy Scout Troop 2810 in Sycamore recently held their biannual troop elections, followed by leadership training at Russell Woods. The newest group of l ...
    April 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Scout works to recycle bikes for Eagle project

    Ryan Loitz, a Life Scout with Troop 16 in Sycamore, is working on his Eagle project, “Recycle Your Cycle: For a Wheelie Good Cause.”
    April 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Horticulture Help Desk now open

    University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners offer a free service answering garden questions at the Horticulture Help Desk.
    April 20, 2016 - 9:20 am
  • Sycamore Library accepting books today

    SYCAMORE – Books worth sharing with others, or books that can be recycled for another use will be accepted Saturday at the public library.
    April 15, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Road Ranger stores are being rebranded

    DeKALB – The area’s three Road Ranger gas station and convenience stores will soon change over to a new owner’s brand name.
    April 18, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Jane Fargo Hotel in Sycamore up for sale

    SYCAMORE - The Jane Fargo Hotel in Sycamore could be changing hands, but owners of the historic downtown building aren’t disclosing details of the tra ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Faith formation: Somonauk Presbyterian celebrating 170 years

    SOMONAUK – When George Beveridge and his family first came to Somonauk from Washington County, New York, there were no roads or towns. Chicago Road wa ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • DeKalb Bengals football/cheerleading sets registration

    DeKalb Bengals will conduct final registration from 9 a.m. to noon May 7 at the DeKalb Park District Sports and Recreation Center, 1765 S. Fourth St. ...
    April 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Police chiefs to attend Beloved Community potluck

    DeKALB – Two local police chiefs are expected to attend The Beloved Community’s 14th annual potluck dinner Sunday and will speak with attendees as par ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Spartan broadcasters gaining recognition

    SYCAMORE –  A group of Sycamore High School students has been asked to attend a state leadership conference next week in Springfield.
    April 14, 2016 - 11:24 pm
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