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  • Looking Back: August 27, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOAugust 28, 1889Another inventive genius has turned up who thinks he is equal to the tas ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Aug. 20, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOAugust 21, 1889John L. Sullivan got a sentence of one year in jail for prize fighting i ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • Looking Back: Aug. 13, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOAugust 14, 1889When finished, Alida Young Temple will be dedicated by a banquet and ent ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 4:52 pm
  • Looking Back: August 6, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOAugust 9, 1899About the item going the rounds in the papers that the 17-year locusts wi ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • Looking Back: July 30, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJuly 31, 1889The people of Illinois and of the whole Northwest would like to see the Wo ...
    July 28, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Looking Back: July 23, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJuly 24, 1889Burglars entered the residence of Judge Lowell on Monday and decamped with ...
    July 21, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Looking Back: July 16, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJuly 17, 1889There is a great discussion going on as to what should be America’s nation ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: July 9, 2014

    125 YEARS AGO July 10, 1889 The city marshal became offended at Alderman Knipp on Tuesday and slappe ...
    July 7, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • Looking Back: July 2, 2014

    125 YEARS AGO July 3, 1889 By a new law, a person who cannot read and write the English language is ...
    June 30, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Looking Back: June 25, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJune 26, 1889Bicycles are becoming numerous on our thoroughfares.The local strawberry c ...
    June 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Aviation students receive scholarships

    DeKALB – The Chicago Area Business Aviation Association (CABAA) just announced that scholarships in the amount of $4,000 each went to two local aviati ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore farm stand sales benefit Feed'em Soup

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore farmer Ben Drake considered closing down his sweet corn fundraiser for the Feed'em Soup Community Project last weekend before busi ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • VBS kids raise money for children’s home

    Provided photoChildren attending vacation Bible school at Bethel Assembly of God in Sycamore raised ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Soccer academy teams win trophies

    The Chicago Soccer Academy Premier teams of Sycamore participated in the Back to School Classic in Elgin Aug. 15 through 17. The U9 girls team placed ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Troop 33 spends a week at camp

    DeKALB – Boy Scout Troop 33, chartered by First Lutheran Church in DeKalb, traveled to Camp Lowden near Oregon, Illinois, for summer camp July 20-26.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ex-soccer pro aims to spread his love of the game

    SYCAMORE – Tim Balatsoukas wants to bring his love for soccer to the children of Sycamore.The Canadi ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Local prof named NIU history Alumnus of the Year

    Waubonsee Community College Assistant Professor of History Dr. Amy Powers has been selected by the Northern Illinois University History Department as ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • DeKalb Youth Football League supports Barb Mart

    Provided photoThe DeKalb Youth Football League delivered and shelved donations to Barb Mart they had ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Keegan Donnelly makes Eagle Scout

    DeKALB – Keegan Donnelly, a member of Boy Scout Troop 33 chartered by First Lutheran Church in DeKalb, was recently presented the Eagle Scout Award, t ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Sycamore teen featured in state fair auction

    SYCAMORE — A 16-year-old Sycamore High School student who won an Illinois State Fair contest two years in a row for raising chickens is walking away w ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 2:12 pm

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