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Barbed Wire Betties team members practice during a scrimmage match Oct. 4, 2013, at Kishwaukee YMCA, 2500 W. Bethany Road. The Betties raised money to buy a roller derby track so they can host home meets at Huntley Middle School, 1515 S. Fourth St. The first home match is Nov. 8.

Barbed Wire Betties host 1st home bout

By Brennan Schneider | October 28, 2014

The Barbed Wire Betties are coming home for the first time to challenge the DuPage Derby Dames next week.The Betties will play their first home bout 6:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at Huntley Middle School, 1515 S. Fourth St. A 10,000-pound roller derby track will be...

Zombie golf aids library

By Hany Abdel | October 27, 2013

The Sycamore Library was the place to shoot mini golf while avoiding the undead as they wandered rooms of the library Saturday.Families played mini golf for a cause on Saturday, raising funds for library furniture and equipment while having fun in the...

The Sycamore Public Library will remain open during upcoming construction.

Sycamore Public Library renovations begin

By Felix Sarver | April 16, 2012

When people visit the main entrance of the Sycamore Library in the future, they won’t be greeted by a wall, but a desk of smiling staff members ready to serve them. The library, 103 E. State St., began construction Monday to make the facility more welcoming...

DeKalb Public Library celebrates 80th anniversary

By Alex Fiore | February 9, 2011

The DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St., is hosting an open house Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. to celebrate its 80th anniversary as the Haish Memorial Library. After DeKalb resident Jacob Haish died in 1926, he left $150,000 to the library, said Katherine Keyes,...