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  • Afghan president sworn in, paving way for U.S. pact

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanistan swore in Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as its second elected president on Monday, embarking on a new era with a national unit ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Opposition to school funding bill irks Manar

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Republicans, fearing that majority Democrats could take money away from their suburban Chicago school districts in a post ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Poody Doody does dog owners’ dirty duty

    SANDWICH – After getting laid off from her job as a debt collector in February, Ericka Van Dee started a business picking up dog waste from Sandwich y ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Sept. 29 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • NIU investigating small fire at Watson Hall

    DeKALB – A fire that likely started in a restroom of a Northern Illinois University building caused about $1,200 in damage Monday, fire officials said ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Dairy Queen asks Sandwich to change its name

    SANDWICH – Bizarre – that’s what Sandwich Mayor Rick Olson called a tongue-in-cheek request that the city change its name as part of a promotional stu ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • DeKalb County clerk candidates to appear at forum after ethics complaint

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder candidate Trent Taylor wants tonight’s forum to be about candidate qualifications, not the ethics complaint ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Marker celebrates 102 years of DeKalb County Farm Bureau

    SYCAMORE – The past 102 years of the DeKalb County Farm Bureau have been about looking toward the future of agriculture – a trend Mark Tuttle wants to ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Developer razes former vet building on Sycamore Road

    DeKALB – A Rockford-based developer hopes razing two blighted buildings on Sycamore Road will spark interest in the property.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Answers about lingering delays at Chicago airports

    NEW YORK – Traffic at Chicago's two busiest airports was slowly returning to more normal levels Monday, three days after a fire at a regional air traf ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Teachers shut down 2 suburban Denver high schools

    GOLDEN, Colo. – Hundreds of suburban Denver high school students missed school again Monday as teachers shut down two high schools by calling in sick ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Study: Recessions can postpone motherhood forever

    NEW YORK – When the economy tanks, women have fewer babies. But what happens in the following years, when conditions improve?
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Fire strikes Minooka house

    MINOOKA – A fire caused major damage on the second floor, attic and roof of a residence in Minooka early Monday morning, according to a news release f ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 2:03 pm
  • Sycamore fire contained to basement

    SYCAMORE — It took firefighters about five minutes to put out a fire at a Sycamore home, but clearing all the smoke took 30 more minutes, fire officia ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Shane Lamb recants testimony in missing Johnsburg teen’s 2002 murder

    WOODSTOCK – The state's key witness in a murder case has recanted his statements, saying his testimony that convicted another man was all a lie.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:57 pm
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