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  • University Village zoning decision looms

    DeKALB – A renovation proposal for University Village leaves DeKalb officials with a choice: Do they want the densely populated complex to get upgrade ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Civil War encampment teaches history with re-enactment

    SANDWICH – For the past two weeks, Shreay Patel, 9, and his third-grade class at Prairie View Elementary School in Sandwich, have been learning about ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Bond reduced for DeKalb woman charged with aggravated robbery

    SYCAMORE– A judge agreed Friday to reduce bond for a DeKalb woman who was arrested on charges on aggravated robbery.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • NIU to host events for Money Smart Week

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s Center for Economic Education will host free programs this week.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Kirkland Lions Club spaghetti supper postponed

    KIRKLAND – The Kirkland Lions Club spaghetti supper scheduled for Saturday has been postponed because of ongoing tornado relief efforts.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • 84 Lumber Co. facility in Genoa to be used to store donations after Fairdale tornado

    GENOA – 84 Lumber Co. has donated use of a vacant building and property at Route 23 and Derby Line Road in Genoa to help with ongoing tornado relief e ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Illinois Tobacco Quitline closes amid grant suspensions

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Tobacco Quitline has been put on hold as a result of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s decision to suspend $26 million in social service ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Lecture on food identity offered at NIU

    DeKALB – Rebecca Tuvel will deliver an Earth Day lecture titled “Food, Identity, and Politics: Lessons in Eating Green” at 5 p.m. Sunday. The lecture ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Gov. Rauner visits Fairdale, meets with residents, volunteers

    FAIRDALE – Chris Thick and Jackie Jordan were in their van on their way to the Kirkland Fire Department on April 9 when the tornado struck Fairdale.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Chicago schools chief to take temporary leave amid probe

    CHICAGO – Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett will take a paid leave of absence amid a federal investigation over a roughly $20 million no ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Volunteer deputy sold company, returned to police work

    TULSA, Okla. – After he sold his insurance company for around $6 million, Robert Bates sought to return to a profession he tried for a year in his ear ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • U.S. senator says it's time to put a woman on the $20 bill

    CONCORD, N.H. – The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Google shaking up search recommendations on smartphones

    SAN FRANCISCO – Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones in a shift that’s expected to sway ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Chicago Cardinal Francis George dies at age 78

    CHICAGO – Cardinal Francis George, a vigorous defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy who led the U.S. bishops' fight against Obamacare and played a key ...
    April 17, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • Large measles outbreak traced to Disneyland is declared over

    LOS ANGELES – California health authorities on Friday declared an end to a large measles outbreak that started at Disneyland and triggered a national ...
    April 17, 2015 - 2:04 pm
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