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  • Indian Valley Theatre opens ‘Don’t Hug Me’ next weekend

    Indian Valley Theatre will present the musical comedy “Don’t Hug Me” on Feb. 24 through 26 at the Sandwich Opera House.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • State wire briefs

    Exelon rivals sue to block billions in subsidiesCHICAGO – Competitors of Chicago-based Exelon Corp. ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Sycamore police, school officials begin defense training

    SYCAMORE – School District 427 officials are working with Sycamore police to train staff and students on the emergency procedures in the event of a sc ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:35 am
  • MC Sports to close DeKalb store

    DeKALB – MC Sports has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is closing all of its stores, including the 13,500-square-foot location at 2058 Sycamore Ro ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Congress blocks rule barring mentally impaired from guns

    WASHINGTON – Congress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of the hands of certai ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:36 am
  • Trump charts new Mideast course; maybe no separate Palestine

    WASHINGTON – Charting a striking new course for the Middle East, President Donald Trump on Wednesday withheld clear support for an independent Palesti ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:35 am
  • Pentagon boss to NATO nations: Increase military spending

    BRUSSELS – In an ultimatum to America’s allies, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told fellow NATO members Wednesday to increase military spending by year’ ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Illinois governor offers tax-hike guidance to end stalemate

    SPRINGFIELD – Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner gave more specifics Wednesday on what tax hikes he’d accept to end Illinois’ nearly two-year budget stalema ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • A crush of crises all but buries the young Trump White House

    WASHINGTON – Less than a month into his tenure, Donald Trump’s White House is beset by a crush of crises.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:31 am
  • Thousands donated to families of crash victims

    KIRKLAND – Donations have poured in to online fundraising efforts for the families of two 21-year-old men who died Saturday in an off-road vehicle cra ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:40 pm
  • NIU names Forward, Together Forward scholars

    DeKALB – University officials have named the 2017-18 Forward, Together Forward Scholarship recipients, who are selected in honor of the five Northern ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 4:36 pm
  • Crime Mugs for February 2017 in the DeKalb County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • SPLC says the number of anti-Muslim hate groups on the rise

    WASHINGTON – The number of anti-Muslim hate groups in the United States has nearly tripled since 2015, due in part to radical Islamic attacks and the ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 2:08 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump's iffy grasp of autism research

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has weighed in on child autism, apparently without a complete grasp of the research.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 2:08 pm
  • Congress makes it easier for mentally disabled people to purchase a gun

    WASHINGTON – Congress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of the hands of certai ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:37 pm
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