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  • Protest over Chicago teen's shooting ties up retail district

    CHICAGO – Hundreds of protesters blocked store entrances and shut down traffic in Chicago’s ritziest shopping district on Black Friday to draw attenti ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Fundraiser planned for Hiawatha student fighting brain cancer

    KIRKLAND – Summer vacation is the time of year that high school students relax and enjoy themselves, making memories they will never forget. Hiawatha ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Illinois treasurer to hold online auction of valuables

    State Treasurer Michael Frerichs’ office will sell off more than 8,000 items of unclaimed property in an online auction beginning Monday.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • ‘Operation Warm DeKalb’ sees success from chili cook-off event

    DeKALB – Local firefighters and teachers raised around $3,800 with their chili cook-off event Sunday, enough to buy winter coats for even more local c ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Nonprofits gear up for Giving Tuesday campaign in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – DeKalb County nonprofits are gearing up for Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a national ca ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Fans flock to Huskie Stadium for IHSA football championships

    DeKALB – When Betsy Fons was a student at Kankakee’s Bishop McNamara High School in the 1980s, the football team made two trips to the state finals.
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • St. Paul’s to hold Blue Christmas Service

    The holiday season is often called “the most wonderful time of the year.” Yet for many people the holiday season is a difficult time, marked by stress ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • First Congregational to host cookie sale

    First Congregational United Church of Christ in DeKalb will host its first cookie sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 12.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cookie walk scheduled in Hinckley

    St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, at the corner of View and McKinley streets in Hinckley, will host its annual cookie walk and bake sale from 8 a.m. ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Community Choir sets Christmas cantata

    The Genoa Community Choir will present its Christmas cantata, “What Sweeter Music: A Festival of Carols,” on Dec. 5 and 6 at Trinity Lutheran Church, ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 100+ Women donates $10.9K to Safe Passage

    Members of the DeKalb-Sycamore chapter of 100+ Women Who Care, a charity organization that donates to four charities each year, handed over $10,900 in ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Immanuel Lutheran hosts Advent series

    Immanuel Lutheran Church and Student Center,  511 Russell Road in DeKalb invites the community to its Advent Worship Series, “Savior of the Nations.”
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner faces challenges in move to block Syrian refugees

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner says his moratorium attempting to block Syrian refugees from resettling in Illinois is simply a request for the Obama ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:57 am
  • 2 arrested over with attack on Mali luxury hotel

    BAMAKO, Mali – Malian special forces have arrested two men over last week's attack on a luxury hotel in the capital that killed 19 people, according t ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:37 am
  • Russia, France agree to tighten cooperation against Islamic State

    MOSCOW – The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group, although they remain ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:33 am
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