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  • Gov. Bruce Rauner: Make government work for people again

    DeKALB – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner gave a rousing call to action to residents and dignitaries of DeKalb County on Friday, pledging to take government ...
    March 7, 2015 - 8:53 am
  • Eric Holder declines comment on possible charges against Sen. Bob Menendez

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Attorney General Eric Holder declined to answer questions Friday about a possible corruption indictment against Sen. Bob Menendez, de ...
    March 6, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Hillary Clinton's emails: Secrets, security and the law

    WASHINGTON – Once again, Hillary Rodham Clinton did it her way, and it could cost her.Clinton's deci ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Obama: Racial bias in Ferguson police dept not isolated

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said the type of racial discrimination found in Ferguson, Missouri, is not unique to that police department, and h ...
    March 6, 2015 - 8:19 am
  • Source: Obama counsel not aware of Hillary Clinton's email practice

    WASHINGTON – The White House counsel's office was not aware at the time Hillary Rodham Clinton was secretary of state that she relied solely on person ...
    March 5, 2015 - 9:36 am
  • Sheriff’s car involved in crash in Belvidere

    SYCAMORE – For the second time in less than a month, a DeKalb County sheriff’s vehicle transporting inmates has been involved in a traffic crash, Sher ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • County sees e-waste recycling boom

    Note to readers: This story has been changed to correctly identify Jan Tures, finance office manager at the City of Genoa.
    March 6, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • House committee to subpoena Hillary Clinton emails in Benghazi probe

    WASHINGTON – A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks was expected as early as Wednesday to subpoena the emails of Hillary Rodham ...
    March 4, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Genoa Public Library plans soft opening of new building Monday

    GENOA – Some libraries are known for the musty smell of old books, but the new Genoa Public Library has a different fragrance: fresh paint, with a hin ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Sycamore brewpub forges ahead

    SYCAMORE – The city’s first brewery took a major step forward Tuesday after the city granted the owner a Class H liquor license, setting a possible op ...
    March 3, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • DeKalb filling Kishwaukee River Bike Path gap

    Note to Readers: This story has been corrected to note that the Great Western Trail runs west from Sycamore to the Fox Valley.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:07 am
  • Ben Carson launches 2016 exploratory committee to run for president

    WASHINGTON – Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has created an exploratory committee to run for president, becoming the first high-profile Republican can ...
    March 3, 2015 - 1:01 pm
  • State Rep. Tom Demmer named to task force on government consolidation

    State Rep. Tom Demmer has been named to a state task force that will study local government consolidation and unfunded mandates.
    March 3, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Obama: 'Now is the moment' for police to make changes

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said Monday the deaths of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York show that law enforcement needs to change pra ...
    March 2, 2015 - 2:32 pm
  • Sycamore City Council to vote on sober house plan

    SYCAMORE – Today could bring some closure on whether a plan to turn a house into an all-male sober living home will go forward.
    March 1, 2015 - 10:57 pm
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