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  • DeKalb Public Library receives grant to bring story time to community spaces

    DeKALB – Story Time is hitting the road starting today. The DeKalb County Community Foundation gave ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • DeKalb County Crime Stoppers seek information on Cortland car burglaries

    CORTLAND – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers are looking for information about a series of car burglaries that took place in late January. Three incidents ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Comedian Ralphie May to perform at Egyptian Theatre

    DeKALB – Veteran stand-up comedian Ralphie May will bring his “Unruly Tour” – featuring a raw, uncensored set – to DeKalb’s historic Egyptian Theatre ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • DeKalb County Sheriff’s deputies will be on alert for impaired drivers

    DeKALB – In anticipation for the revelry that usually accompanies Super Bowl weekend celebrations, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has announced th ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Bond set for 2 men arrested in connection with shooting

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge Monday set bond for two men arrested in connection with a shooting at a party over the weekend.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Sycamore Park District and City Council discuss land dedication concerns

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Park District commissioners Monday shared with the City Council concerns about the process of dedicating land for park sites in de ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • State funding for NIU, Kishwaukee College remains in limbo

    DeKALB – Local higher education officials are still in a funding quagmire after partisan tussling in Springfield last week still means no money flowin ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Critical Care – Day 2: Families, service providers, police concerned by lack of inpatient mental health facilities

    DeKALB – Donna Bennett once came home from work to find her son scrubbing the living room carpet in the family’s DeKalb home with a mop. 
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Entrance polls: Values propel Ted Cruz to victory in GOP primary

    WASHINGTON – Republican caucus-goers who said they want a candidate who shares their values propelled Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to victory in Iowa, accordin ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 10:13 pm
  • Michigan undertaking plan to determine if Flint water safe

    FLINT, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has undertaken a five-part strategy to determine whether Flint's water, which has beco ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 4:37 pm
  • Game On: Iowa caucuses kick off 2016 presidential election

    DES MOINES, Iowa – After a long year of campaigning, Republican and Democratic presidential candidates face voters for the first time, battling in Iow ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Pension bill on hold despite Rauner, Cullerton agreement

    CHICAGO – Democrats are unlikely to address Illinois' worst-in-the-nation pension crisis until the state has a budget, despite a rare agreement betwee ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • Price tag for Biden cancer 'moonshot' at $1 billion in Obama budget

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will ask Congress for $755 million for cancer research in his upcoming budget, the White House said Monday, bringi ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 1:12 pm
  • WHO declares global emergency over Zika virus spread

    GENEVA – The World Health Organization declared an international emergency on Monday over the explosive spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Research firm: Illinois marijuana market forecast is gloomy

    CHICAGO – A market research company is growing pessimistic about Illinois medical marijuana, telling investors that retail sales could reach just $15. ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of Shodeen's plan for building upscale apartments and a hotel in downtown DeKalb?
    Downtown DeKalb needs anything it can get
    The density of the development is too high for the area
    A good start, could work with some changes
    Approve as is