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  • DeKalb County unemployment rate falls to 5.4 percent

    DeKALB – The unemployment rate in DeKalb County fell to 5.4 percent in July, down from 6.7 percent during the same month last year, according to preli ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Waterman man accused of attempted sex abuse

    SYCAMORE – A Waterman man being held in the DeKalb County Jail on Thursday is facing sexual abuse charges after allegedly abusing another man in early ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:36 pm
  • Semi-truck lands in ditch trying to avoiding deer, shutting down portion of Chicago Road in Sandwich

    DeKALB – A deer was the cause of a Sandwich accident that closed a portion of Chicago Road until early Thursday.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Genoa-Kingston community mourns death of student

    KINGSTON – Students and parents in the Genoa-Kingston School District 424 community are working to support each other after the death of a 14-year-old ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Dekalb County economic development officials say businesses, jobs to come with new enterprise zone designation

    DeKALB – Members of the regional planning commission of the DeKalb County Board got more details at Thursday’s meeting on the county’s new enterprise ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Lawyer on trial, accused of coaching witnesses to lie

    CHICAGO – The question about how far lawyers can go in providing clients the strongest defense underlies a rare trial coming to a close in Chicago, wh ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Kishwaukee College garden seeks recognition

    MALTA – Student gardeners at Kishwaukee College have learned a new kind of equation: flowers + geometry = a budding competition.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Study can’t confirm results of many psychology experiments

    NEW YORK – A large group of researchers set out to repeat 100 experiments published by leading psychology journals to see how often they would get the ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • District 428’s computer system, phones, down on second day of school

    DeKALB – District 428’s 12 schools experienced a technology blackout that extended into the school day Thursday. Learning wasn’t disrupted this time, ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Photos: Kishwaukee College Gardens Open House

    The college is home to an All-America Selections Display Garden, which will be submitted into a Display Gardens contest.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Health official: States should post local vaccination info

    NEW YORK – How many kids are vaccinated at your child's school? Federal health officials think you should be able to easily find out.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Hillary Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists

    CLEVELAND – Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president whe ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 1:42 pm
  • Democratic Party lags in money before presidential year

    WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee barely has more cash than it does IOUs, and it is being outraised month after month by its Republican c ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • U.S. economy surged at 3.7 percent rate in April-June quarter

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy posted a much bigger rebound in growth during the spring than previously reported, thanks to greater spending by busines ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:35 am
  • Charges against 3 in DeKalb armed robbery

    DeKALB – Police say they are fairly certain that the three men arrested after an armed robbery attempt at a T-Mobile store Wednesday afternoon are the ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:34 pm
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