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  • Wooden Box Theater to present Beatles Nite

    The Ellwood House Visitor Center in DeKalb will host Wooden Box Theater as they present a live event that will join theatrical performers, fashion mod ...
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • New federal rule would permit thousands of eagle deaths

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is revising a federal rule that allows wind-energy companies to operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years, ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Trump's open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump’s last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump’s remarkab ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • U.S. declares Aleppo cease-fire; Syria: only for 48 hours

    DAMASCUS, Syria – Sporadic violence persisted in Aleppo on Wednesday as U.S. officials announced an agreement had been reached with Russia to extend S ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Obama tells Flint residents, 'I've got your back'

    FLINT, Mich. – Sipping filtered city water to show it's again drinkable, President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to ride herd on leaders at all leve ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • May 5 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Custom Aluminum cited for safety violations

    The federal government blames an Elgin-based company, with a location in Genoa, for having poor safety protocols at the time of an incident that cost ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Police arrest Chicago man with marijuana in vehicle

    SYCAMORE – A Chicago man posted bond and was released from jail Wednesday after police said they found nearly 2 ounces of marijuana in his vehicle.
    May 5, 2016 - 12:03 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
  • NIU issues Program Prioritization task force reports

    DeKALB – Recommendations from a program self-assessment report Northern Illinois University issued Monday have some faculty concerned and left leaders ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Give Local DeKalb County overcomes technical issues

    DeKALB – After technical glitches Tuesday, Give Local DeKalb extended its 24-hour online giving challenge into a second day and donors continued to gi ...
    May 4, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • A fowl coexistence: Little can be done to control Canada geese

    DeKALB – If the question is, why did the Canada geese cross the road? The answer is pretty simple: They have a right to. No joke.
    May 4, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Genoa Lions Club presents Citizens of the Year

    The Genoa Lions Club hosted the 12 recipients of the Genoa-Kingston Schools Citizen of the Year Award on April 20.
    May 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Afeni Shakur, mother of rapper Tupac Shakur, dies

    SAN FRANCISCO – Afeni Shakur, the former Black Panther who inspired the work of her son, rap icon Tupac Shakur, and fostered his legacy for decades af ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Navy SEAL killed in Iraq was close to disgraced grandfather

    PHOENIX – The Navy SEAL killed in Iraq on Tuesday was identified as Charlie Keating IV, a former Phoenix high school star distance runner and the gran ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:05 pm
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