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  • Catholic Daughters name education contest winners

    The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court of Immaculate Conception 996 again participated in the organization’s National Education Contest.
    May 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Memorial Day event planned at cemetery

    South Grove Cemetery Association will host its annual Memorial Day observance at 2 p.m. Sunday at the cemetery on North Malta Road near Kirkland.
    May 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Retirement reception planned at school

    Founders Elementary School in DeKalb is planning a reception to honor retiring teachers Nancy Brantner and Chris Perkovich from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday i ...
    May 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Immanuel Lutheran sets summer schedule

    Immanuel Lutheran Church in DeKalb will begin its summer worship schedule on May 29.A combined worsh ...
    May 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Aurora Cinemark movie theater not liable for 2012 shooting, jury rules

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – A verdict saying a Colorado movie theater could not have safeguarded against a shooting that left 12 people dead likely prevented ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • U.S. could lift arms embargo on Vietnam amid China tensions

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama could lift restrictions on arms sales when he makes his first visit to Vietnam next week. That would remove a fina ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Some senators oppose Justice Department plan on computer warrants

    WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of senators took a first step Thursday to blocking a Justice Department proposal that they say would make it too easy ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Hillary Clinton grapples with Donald Trump's ability to stay in spotlight

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump kept himself planted firmly in the political spotlight this week with one headline-grabbing move after another – launching a ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Illinois unemployment edges up again in April to 6.6 percent

    CHICAGO – The unemployment rate across Illinois again creeped up in March even as the state added jobs.
    May 20, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Investigative firm discounts ex-Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford sexual harassment claim

    SPRINGFIELD – An investigator hired by then-state Treasurer Dan Rutherford to review a former employee’s allegations of sexual harassment by the one-t ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Illinois loan to help replace lead water lines in Galesburg

    GALESBURG – A $4 million state loan from will help replace lead water lines in an Illinois city with one of the nation’s most persistent problems of l ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Bruce Rauner may be 'comfortable' with bill decriminalizing marijuana

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner says he may be comfortable with legislation to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana in Illinois. But ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Judge orders ex-U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert to report to prison by June 22

    CHICAGO – Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been ordered to report to prison by June 22 to begin serving a 15-month sentence in his hush-mo ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Trial set for woman accused in DeKalb child’s homicide

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb woman, who was charged with murder in the death of a 15-month-old boy who bit her in 2014, plans to take her case to a jury in Sep ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Morley Safer, who helped create CBS News, dead at 84

    NEW YORK – Viewers didn’t need to see Morley Safer’s reporting to feel its effects.They could have a ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:48 pm
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