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  • Sycamore City Council to vote on annexation agreement

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore City Council members are set to vote Tuesday on an annexation agreement that would allow for residential development in a 300-acre ...
    May 15, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • AFSCME Council 31 asks for mediator in talks with county

    DeKALB – Despite high hopes, negotiators for DeKalb County and the labor union representing 150 county nursing home workers failed to reach a contract ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • House GOP wins Obamacare lawsuit, says district judge

    WASHINGTON – In a setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, a federal judge ruled Thursday that the administration is unconstitutionally sp ...
    May 12, 2016 - 2:34 pm
  • U.S. proposes to cut methane from oil, gas by nearly half

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration issued a final rule Thursday to sharply cut methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas production, a key part of a ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Nicklas to help Kish College strengthen community ties

    DeKALB – Kishwaukee College’s president has turned to an area stalwart to help the college evaluate its current business community connections, and po ...
    May 12, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • GOP presses Facebook over excluding links to conservative stories

    WASHINGTON – Senate Republicans on Tuesday demanded an explanation from Facebook after reports that former company staffers excluded links to conserva ...
    May 10, 2016 - 1:11 pm
  • Obama allies use Donald Trump to press GOP on Supreme Court nominee

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Proponents of President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee believe they have a new winning argument to get the Republican-led Sen ...
    May 9, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • DeKalb City Council eyes grant funds to put cameras on VAC buses

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council will consider using a federal grant to cover the $96,000 cost of equipping the rest of Voluntary Action Center’s bus ...
    May 6, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb Park District board taps Doll as next executive director

    DeKALB – Officials approved the DeKalb Park District’s third executive director in three years Thursday, with a unanimous vote to elevate Amy Doll fro ...
    May 6, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars

    WASHINGTON – Vape away.Increasingly popular e-cigarettes and cigar varieties could be exempt from ne ...
    May 5, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Sycamore City Council tables decision on annexation agreement

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council will vote May 16 on an annexation agreement that would allow residential development in a 300-acre rural area nor ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • DeKalb County plans reservation-only TV collection event

    DeKALB – DeKalb County officials have organized another cathode-ray tube TV recycling collection, and this time, they have structured it so that peopl ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • DeKalb swears in new fire, police employees; 4 promoted

    DeKALB – This week DeKalb City Council members watched as six police officers and firefighters were sworn in.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:18 pm
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