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  • America's first sports hero topic for library talk in Somonauk

    Boys emulated him. Adults admired him. Companies coveted his endorsements. One hundred years ago, Christy Mathewson had the name recognition we associ ...
    June 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • $2B in Illinois road projects threatened by stalemate

    EDINBURG – As a first-year superintendent in the Edinburg schools, Fred Lamkey got an education he didn’t expect: traveling Route 29, which in various ...
    June 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Fake monks? Buddhist leaders warn NYC tourists to be wary

    NEW YORK – New York City Buddhist leaders are sounding the alarm to tourists: Beware the "fake monks."
    June 27, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • Panama Canal opens $5B locks, bullish despite shipping woes

    PANAMA CITY – Fireworks exploded as a huge container ship made the inaugural passage through the newly expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, formally launc ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • 10 stabbed, beaten at protest outside California Capitol

    SAN FRANCISCO – Ten people were wounded – two of them with life-threatening injuries – Sunday when counter-protesters clashed with members of a white ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • Premier says China wants 'united and stable' EU

    BEIJING – China's premier called Monday for joint efforts to restore global economic confidence following the shock of Britain's vote to leave the Eur ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Chicago pride parade pays tribute to Orlando victims

    CHICAGO – Chicago's 47th pride parade has taken place with the same enthusiasm of previous years despite tributes everywhere to victims of the Orlando ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Illinois police dog honored with funeral procession

    TROY – A police dog that spent more than six years on the job at a Metro East police department has been honored with a funeral procession after healt ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • DeKalb City Council to vote on $49 million budget

    DeKALB – Aldermen are expected to vote on a $49 million spending plan Monday to get the city through the next six months, as well as consider funding ...
    June 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Greek Fest still draws a crowd

    When asked why Merilyn May came to this year’s Greek Festival she matter-of-factly looked at the gryo sitting on the table in front of her.
    June 26, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Cyclists descend on DeKalb for Bike MS: Tour de Farms

    For four years, Aurora resident Cathy Lisac, 51, has participated in Bike MS: Tour de Farms to raise money for the National MS Society of Greater Chic ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • DeKalb County Relay for Life raises money for cancer research

    Cindy Green-Deutsch hates cancer with a passion. The Shabbona resident and two-year kidney cancer s ...
    June 27, 2016 - 10:09 am
  • DCCG launches program for individuals with disabilities

    DeKalb County Community Gardens hosted an open house on May 7 to launch its new program for individuals with special needs. 
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Museum receives funding for technology interactives

    The Midwest Museum of Natural History received $15,000 for new technology interactives in its main gallery from the DeKalb County Community Foundation ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 100+ Women Who Care donates to CASA DeKalb County

    The DeKalb/Sycamore Chapter of 100+ Women Who Care selected CASA DeKalb County as its quarterly donation recipient. On May 9, representatives of 100+ ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
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