Local News

  • Oak Crest essay contest winners

    Provided photoOak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center residents and staff recognized three middle sc ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Clinton Rosette Spring Student Showcase

    Clinton Rosette Middle School in DeKalb held its second annual Spring Student Showcase on March 13. The event was filled with music, poetry, art and l ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Library collection

    For the month of April, Kendall Rink is showing her snowglobe collection displayed in the youth services department at the Sycamore Public Library. Ke ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:10 am

    Army Reserve Pvt. Trent M. Greer has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
    April 14, 2014 - 6:03 pm
  • Nelson achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Brandon Nelson, a member of BSA Troop 2810 chartered at Salem Lutheran Church and a Sycamore High School senior, was recently awarded the Eagle Rank, ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Registration information for DeKalb students

    DeKALB – Online registration for returning students in DeKalb School District 428 is under way. New students, kindergarten students and students in th ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Second phase of Reston Ponds now open

    SYCAMORE – ShoDeen Homes has opened the second phase of the Reston Ponds development and started offering homes with a base price of $199,900.
    April 14, 2014 - 6:01 pm
  • Antiques appraiser to visit Heritage Woods

    DeKALB – Antiques expert Mark Moran will offer free, informal antiques appraisals at Heritage Woods, 2626 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb, from 3 to 6 ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Unlimited pasta bar helps keep the lights on Feed’em Soup

    DeKALB – Feed’em Soup has put a unique twist on its annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser. This year, the dinner will be presented as an unlimited pasta ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Early bird rates on pool passes

    SYCAMORE – Early bird passes to the Sycamore Park District Pool are on sale now. Passes can be purchased in April at a 10 percent discount, or from Ma ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:01 pm
  • Tint Sprint brings color to a 5K

    SYCAMORE – The 2014 TINT SPRINT Community Fun Run is a color-filled 5K walk/run.Registration is open ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:02 pm
  • Events celebrate excellence at NIU

    DeKALB — Northern Illinois University’s second annual Celebrating Excellence event has more than tripled in terms of the number of functions highlight ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:43 pm
  • ‘Charlie’s Angels Nite’ returns to DeKalb

    DeKALB – The Ellwood House Visitor Center in DeKalb will host local performance group Wooden Box Theater at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, for its product ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Tornadoes in a warming world

    DeKALB – For storm chasers, the coming of spring means one thing: tornadoes.Recent tornado-related d ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • DeKalb launches high-tech alerts

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb has implemented the CodeRED system as a way to alert residents in case of emergency.
    April 14, 2014 - 5:50 pm
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