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Brendan Lai stands in front of a wall. Lai was arrested on Nov. 27 in Sycamore on theft and methamphetamine charges. (Courtesy of Sycamore Police Department)

Methamphetamine found in retail theft

By Joseph Howerton, Video Editor | November 29, 2023

Sycamore– Sycamore police have arrested Brendan Lai (41) of Chicago on theft and methamphetamine charges. On Nov. 27, Lai was reported having stolen $300 worth of merchandise from Menards, 1825 Mercantile Dr., Sycamore. Sycamore police officers...

Forklift victim identified

By Northern Star Staff | March 28, 2012

According to the DeKalb County Coroner’s Office press release, 56-year-old Evaristo Alvarado from Sandwich was identified as the man crushed in a fatal accident Tuesday afternoon. Alvarado was crushed at the back of the storage lot of Menards, 1825...

One dead in Menards forklift accident

By Olivia Willoughby | March 27, 2012

The Sycamore Police Department responded to a fatal forklift accident at Menards, 1825 Mercantile Drive in Sycamore, Tuesday afternoon. The police department was called at 2:35 p.m. A Menards employee was crushed to death by a forklift, said Sycamore...

As of November 7 the route 7 Huskie Bus will no longer stop at
the American National Bank on the corner of Bethany Road and DeKalb

Bus route changes could inconvenience students

By Felix Sarver | November 14, 2011

Not everyone is satisfied with recent changes to the Huskie Bus Line. As of Nov. 7, route seven no longer passes through the parking lot of Lowe's on Sycamore Road and no longer stops by the American National Bank at the corner of Bethany Road and DeKalb...