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  • DeKalb County schools celebrate veterans

    SYCAMORE – Respecting veterans has been part of retired Army Spc. Tim Stewart's life in a military family, but now he's the one receiving handshakes a ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • DeKalb aldermen give initial OK to increase property taxes

    DeKALB – Amid promises the actual tax increase will be lower, DeKalb aldermen Monday narrowly gave initial approval to increasing property taxes by ne ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • DeKalb school resource officer begins deployment on Veterans Day

    For the first time, Jose Jaques will be spending this Thanksgiving, Christmas and his entire spring break overseas in Afghanistan.
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Conditions improved for DeKalb women in crash

    Two DeKalb women remained in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford on Monday, although their conditions had improved since a crash early Sunday m ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • Local contest determines best sandwich in Sandwich

    SANDWICH – Sandwich officials countered Dairy Queen’s suggestion that the city change its name to promote the fast-food chain’s new menu item with a p ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • DeKalb officials debate funding for a third school police officer

    DeKALB – As a deadline on a federal grant approaches, DeKalb School District 428 leaders are considering whether they can afford to have another polic ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Sycamore High School announces details about quarterfinal tickets

    SYCAMORE – Tickets for Sycamore High School’s quarterfinal football playoff game are available online and will go on sale in-person today for season t ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • Former U.S. representative for McHenry County dies

    CHICAGO – Longtime Illinois U.S. Rep. Phil Crane – an anti-tax crusader and ardent advocate of limited government even before those views became a hal ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • DeKalb’s leaf collection to continue through Nov. 26

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb’s loose leaf collection will continue through Nov. 26.Public Works depar ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • First United Methodist in DeKalb plans Turkey Dinner

    DeKALB – The First United Methodist Church in DeKalb invites you to help them serve the community while they serve you.
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Sycamore History Museum highlights Civil War mistakes

    SYCAMORE – A Civil War re-enactor portraying Union General Ulysses S. Grant had some harsh words for Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Government meetings for the week of Nov. 10

    Monday DeKalb-Sycamore Area Transportation Study Technical Advisory Committee: 10 a.m. at the DeKalb ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Face Time with ... Diana Swanson

    SYCAMORE – Diana Swanson knows she can’t tackle all the world’s environmental or poverty problems alone, but she hopes by helping with a project in Sy ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Lifetime Movie Network to air special on kidnapping of Maria Ridulph

    SYCAMORE – Charles Ridulph doesn’t know how he’ll react Wednesday when he sees video from 1957 of his mother pleading for the return of his sister, Ma ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • Northern Illinois University: New management trying to bring in more acts to Convocation Center

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s Convocation Center Director John Faso said the best word to describe efforts to bring more acts the 10,000-sea ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 10:23 pm
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