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  • Chamber’s 36th annual 10K race steps off Sunday

    SYCAMORE – The 36th annual Sycamore Pumpkin Run 10K Road Race, presented by the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce and KishHealth System, will be held at 9: ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:00 am
  • Country Store Thrift Shop in DeKalb seeks volunteers

    DeKALB – Louise Lowe found The Country Store Thrift Shop when she was looking for something to do after retiring as a first-grade teacher for the Kane ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • School board filings now taken by DeKalb County Clerk's Office in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – All filings for local school board district offices will now take place at the DeKalb County Clerk’s Office in Sycamore.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Maple Park bar hosting Special Olympics fundraiser

    MAPLE PARK – A Maple Park bar is holding an event that will benefit the Special Olympics. The event ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • DeKalb city leaders talk with opponents of proposed building inspection changes

    DeKALB – Looking over the commercial real estate listings in DeKalb, Mike Carpenter worries a proposed citywide building inspection process will make ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • ‘Dr. Phil’ show features Sycamore cold case of Maria Ridulph's murder

    SYCAMORE – Chuck Ridulph plans to watch the “Dr. Phil” show about his sister’s 1957 murder with close family in his Sycamore home.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Sycamore Pumpkin Festival schedule listed

    Hundreds of “Pumpkin Inventions” entrants will be on display during Sycamore’s annual Pumpkin Festival at the DeKalb County Courthouse near the inters ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Six students chosen for Sycamore Pumpkin Festival parade honor

    Six Sycamore students will receive a free ride during this year’s Pumpkin Festival Parade. The stude ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Fifth-grader has inventive theme for Pumpkin Festival

    SYCAMORE – Hannah Sebby is patiently waiting for Pumpkin Fest, so she can wave to her family along the parade route.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • ‘Mr. Pumpkin’ statue unveiling to kick off Pumpkin Festival

    SYCAMORE – In a sense, Mr. Pumpkin will attend this year’s Pumpkin Festival.The 53rd annual festival ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Brian Bemis Auto Group recognized for providing parade cars

    SYCAMORE – Amy Bemis remembers helping officials at the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival for as long as she can remember, which is at least 30 years.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Early voting starts today

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb resident Patricia McKinley has been closely following the county clerk and recorder’s race and the attorney general race for this ye ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 2:26 pm
  • Genoa Township voters to be asked about corruption measure

    GENOA – Genoa Township voters will take a stance on limiting money’s influence on politics Nov. 4 as part of a national organization’s anti-corruption ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Promise Fund accepting applications starting today

    SYCAMORE – Funds are available to supplement projects that aid marginalized and underserved populations in the county.
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 8:05 pm
  • State Sen. Biss to visit DeKalb on Thursday

    DeKALB – Illinois State Sen. Daniel Biss will visit DeKalb on Thursday to discuss open access. Biss ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 8:05 pm
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