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  • U.S. consumer prices up a slight 0.1 percent in April

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer prices were up slightly in April, but overall gains were held back by another decline in energy costs that offset the bigge ...
    May 22, 2015 - 8:11 am
  • Message in song

    Salem Lutheran Choirs, Puppets and Sunday School presented a message in song for the May 2 and 3 worship services titled "Big Shot: Facing Down Our ...
    May 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cooking classes for children offered

    Faith United Methodist Church in Genoa will hold a free summer cooking class for children in preschool through fifth grade.
    May 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Westminster presents violin and piano recital

    A chamber music recital featuring international violin soloist Kam-Lung Cheng, accompanied by pianist Victoria Young, will be presented at 7 p.m. Thur ...
    May 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • SMS Students of the Month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for April. The sixth-grade students are Vani Subramony, Carson Campbell, Brianna Stover, ...
    May 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Immanuel Lutheran sets summer schedule

    Immanuel Lutheran Church, 511 Russell Road in DeKalb, will begin the summer worship schedule on Sunday.
    May 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • First Communion

    First Communion was celebrated at on May 17 at First Lutheran Church in DeKalb. Pictured are Nathaniel Melendez Black, Haydin Palmer, Will Fontana, S ...
    May 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • New Orleans Jazz worship service returns for fifth year

    The popular New Orleans Jazz worship service returns Sunday at DeKalb’s First United Methodist Church, 321 Oak St., with a performance by A Wing and A ...
    May 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. James sets salad luncheon and card party

    St. James Altar and Rosary Society in Lee will host its annual salad luncheon and card party on June 18.
    May 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Phi Theta Kappa installs officers

    The Alpha Rho Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Kishwaukee College hosted its annual end-of-the-year celebration, which included the installation cere ...
    May 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Suspect in killings of wealthy DC family arrested

    WASHINGTON – A former Marine and ex-convict accused in the slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper was arrested Thursday, a week ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • YMCA Community Awards Dinner speaker Sean Swarner uses his story to inspire others

    DeKALB – After Ohio native Sean Swarner survived cancer, he decided to climb Mount Everest. Since then, he has been saying there’s hope everywhere and ...
    May 22, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Former Boko Haram captives still held by Nigerian military

    YOLA, Nigeria – The accusations against a woman who was rescued from Boko Haram abductors came from fellow former captives during a group counseling s ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill

    GOLETA, Calif. – The latest oil spill on the Santa Barbara coast is just a drop in the bucket compared with the area’s catastrophic blowout in 1969, b ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Illinois unemployment holds steady in April at 6 percent

    CHICAGO – Illinois’ unemployment rate remained at 6 percent in April, as the state’s slow economic recovery continued to trail those of neighboring st ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:13 pm
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