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  • County clerks worried about special election for Schock seat

    SPRINGFIELD – County clerks worried about being ready for the upcoming special election for U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock’s seat are asking Illinois lawmaker ...
    March 21, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • DeKalb Park District projects on hold

    DeKALB – DeKalb Park District leaders have a few projects on the horizon for their new budget year, but rebuilding or replacing Hopkins Pool is not on ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • DeKalb City Council, School District 428 board candidates discuss financial issues at forum

    DeKALB – With less than three weeks until the April 7 election, candidates for the DeKalb School District 428 board and DeKalb City Council made appea ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • State to divert 'fair share' fees from unions

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, dogged in attempts to eliminate fees paid to unions by workers who choose not to join, has instructed state ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • House, Senate panels adopt balanced-budget plans

    WASHINGTON – Republicans in Congress advanced balanced-budget plans bristling with cuts in Medicaid and other benefit programs Thursday, determined to ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Reclamation of Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park continues

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County expects the eastern entrance to Sycamore to look more attractive this summer once demolition and remediation work at the site ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Poll: Public unaware Obama's health law is again in jeopardy

    WASHINGTON – With a decision due by summer in a Supreme Court case that could unravel President Barack Obama's health care law, a new poll finds many ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Obama administration sets new record for denying, censoring government files

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration set a new record again for more often than ever censoring government files or outright denying access to them la ...
    March 18, 2015 - 8:56 am
  • State Sen. Darin LaHood announces he'll seek Aaron Schock's seat

    PEORIA – Illinois state Sen. Darin LaHood has announced his candidacy for U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's soon-to-be-vacant congressional seat.
    March 18, 2015 - 8:54 am
  • Budget fight: Obama claims the upper hand over Congress

    WASHINGTON – Bolstered by a spate of upbeat economic news, President Barack Obama is claiming the upper hand in the budget fight unfolding in Congress ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Government meetings

    TodayGenoa-Kingston School District 424 Board: 7 p.m. at the high school community room, 980 Park Av ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • GOP to offer budget blueprint with Medicare, food stamp cuts

    WASHINGTON – Republicans now in charge of Congress offer their budget blueprint this week with a pledge to balance the nation's budget within a decade ...
    March 16, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • U.S. unsure whether bombing has hurt al-Qaida group in Syria

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. military has hit as many as 17 separate targets connected to a shadowy al-Qaida cell in Syria known as the Khorasan group, U.S. ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Government meetings

    TodayDeKalb County Community Mental Health Board: 6:30 p.m. at the Community Outreach Building, 2500 ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Sycamore may revisit male sober house vote

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council could vote today to reconsider its decision to deny a special use permit for a county-run, all-male sober living ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:14 pm
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