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  • Kishwaukee College to close at 3 p.m. due to severe weather

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College will close at 3 p.m. today because of the the impending weather that is approaching, spokeswoman Kayte Hamel said.
    June 22, 2016 - 2:18 pm
  • Marco Rubio, in reversal, will seek re-election to Senate

    WASHINGTON – Former Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio announced Wednesday will run for re-election to the Senate from Florida, reversing h ...
    June 22, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • DeKalb man faces felony charges in bad-check spree

    SYCAMORE – Police are warning DeKalb County residents about a bad-check scheme and asking those who may have been victims to come forward.
    June 22, 2016 - 10:22 am
  • House Republicans offering proposals for health care changes

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans are unveiling new proposals to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law, as Speaker Paul Ryan seeks ...
    June 22, 2016 - 7:50 am
  • Rory McIlroy opts out of Rio Olympics over Zika concerns

    Golfer Rory McIlroy became one of the most high-profile sports stars to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of concerns about the Zika viru ...
    June 22, 2016 - 7:49 am
  • Founders students learn about Southeast Asian culture

    Students in Northern Illinois University's Southeast Asia Club visited Founders Elementary School in April. This organization is made up of exchange s ...
    June 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Spanish students visit Cortland Elementary

    Spanish IV students from DeKalb High School visited Cortland Elementary School on May 17 to read books in Spanish and do follow-up activities with stu ...
    June 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • SHS Music Department ranked 5th in state

    The Sycamore High School Music Department was recently awarded fifth place in the 2015-2016 Illinois High School Association State ranking, while the ...
    June 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • SMS names students of the month for May

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for May. The sixth-grade students are Ella Follman, Mack Ernster, Taryn Sibley and Mariam M ...
    June 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Boeing says it signs historic sales agreement with Iran Air

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Boeing Co. said Tuesday it signed an agreement with Iran Air "expressing the airline's intent" to buy its aircraft, ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Hundreds of new evacuations across West as wildfires surge

    LOS ANGELES – Surging wildfires on Tuesday forced new evacuations of hundreds of homes across the West, while firefighters began beating back a pair o ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • No 'magic bullet' against jihadist propaganda, Lynch says

    ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando massacre at a popular gay nightclub shows no one yet has “found the magic bullet” to prevent Americans from being inspired ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Clinton warns that Trump would plunge economy into recession

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that Donald Trump would send the U.S. economy back into recession, warning his “reckless” approach would ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • Plane lands at South Pole in daring winter medical rescue

    WASHINGTON – After flying through dangerous dark and cold, a rescue plane landed Tuesday at the South Pole to evacuate a sick worker from a remote U.S ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • DeKalb police golf outing set for July 9

    DeKALB – The charitable arm of the DeKalb Police Department will be donating a portion of its fundraiser proceeds to the Special Olympics.
    June 21, 2016 - 10:46 pm
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