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  • Monday: Midwest Corn Lawsuit Informational Town Hall in Sandwich

    MidwestCornLawsuit.com will host an informational town hall meeting in Sandwich at 8:30 a.m. Monday, June 27. The meeting will be held at Brother’s Re ...
    June 24, 2016 - 6:31 pm
  • Indian Creek District 425 superintendent to retire

    SHABBONA – The longtime leader of Indian Creek Community School District 425 will retire from her post June 30, but a retirement dinner planned to mar ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:24 pm
  • DeKalb County unemployment rate up from last May

    DeKALB – DeKalb County’s unemployment rate stood at 5.3 percent in May, up slightly from 5.1 percent in May 2015, according to preliminary figures rel ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Sandwich City Council OKs purchase of former Design Stairs office

    SANDWICH – The Sandwich City Council voted to buy the former Design Stairs office building, 1251 E. Sixth St., for a new police station at their June ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Jonamac Orchard hosts camp to keep 'farm and country kids safe'

    MALTA – Zeke Wackelin previously had an accident on his ATV, but learned since then from participating in the DeKalb County Farm Bureau's Farm Safety ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • At least 6 tornado touchdowns confirmed in northern Illinois

    CHICAGO – At least six tornadoes touched down in northern Illinois Wednesday night as powerful storms swept across the upper Midwest, damaging rural c ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Hillary Clinton failed to hand over key email to State Department

    WASHINGTON – Former Secretary Hillary Clinton failed to turn over a copy of a key message involving problems caused by her use of a private homebrew e ...
    June 23, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Freddie Gray case: After officer acquittal, Baltimore residents negotiate hope for change

    BALTIMORE – It was supposed to be an open-and-shut case: The 25-year-old black man was healthy before his arrest, and arrived at the nearby station dy ...
    June 23, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Texas U. admissions can consider race, Supreme Court rules

    WASHINGTON – In a narrow victory for affirmative action, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a University of Texas program that takes account of race ...
    June 23, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • President Obama concedes Supreme Court tie means game over on immigration plan

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama sought to reassure millions of immigrants in the U.S. illegally that he has no plans to deport them, while acknowl ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:11 pm
  • IVT hosts summer teen workshop

    It's time to sign up for Indian Valley Theatre's 33rd annual Summer Tween/Teen Theater Workshop for teens entering seventh grade to graduating high sc ...
    June 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • North Korea mobilizes on 200-day economic speed campaign

    WONSAN, North Korea – The bright red slogans hang from buses, government buildings and even some restaurants and gas stations, urging North Koreans to ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Trustees: Tiny rise in Social Security benefits next year

    WASHINGTON – Millions of Social Security beneficiaries would get a tiny increase in monthly payments next year – less than $2.50, about enough to buy ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • British politicians make final appeals in EU vote campaign

    LONDON – With Britain’s membership in the European Union on the line, campaigners from the prime minister on down blanketed the country Wednesday tryi ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Trump attacks Clinton, calls her 'world class liar'

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump launched a blistering attack Wednesday on Hillary Clinton’s record and character, slamming his presidential rival as a “world ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Reader Poll

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