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  • KC’s Raynor named United Way Spirit of Caring recipient

    Carla Raynor, coordinator of the Family Literacy Program in Adult Education and Transition Programs at Kishwaukee College, has been selected as the re ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Smelser chosen for national orchestra

    Carnegie Hall has chosen Benjamin Smelser, a trombone player from DeKalb High School, to join 113 other young people from around the country in the Na ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Federated Church to hold spring thrift sale

    The Federated Church in Sycamore will hold its annual spring Thrift Sale on Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25.
    April 24, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Miguel brothers perform classics, jazz

    DeKalb natives Nick and Jeff Miguel will take the stage in musical performances on May 2 and 3 in Iowa City, Iowa.
    April 24, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • Buy tickets now for drive-thru dinner

    St. George Greek Orthodox Church in DeKalb will host its sixth annual Drive-thru Greek Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
    April 24, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Loans available for U of I students

    The Elmberg Student Loan Program offers student loans to this year’s DeKalb County high school graduates or former graduates who are planning to atten ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Lobster Boil funds distributed to charities

    The Lobster Boil at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in DeKalb has been a tradition since 1967.This fundr ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Sycamore names Illinois State Scholars

    Forty-five Sycamore High School seniors have been named Illinois State Scholars.Illinois State Schol ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • Applications available for masters scholarship

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation is accepting applications for a scholarship for masters level or post-undergraduate education. The Spinoso Mast ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • More than 12 hurt as stage collapses at Indiana high school

    WESTFIELD, Ind. – More than a dozen students suffered minor injuries after a stage filled with students collapsed during a musical performance at a ce ...
    April 24, 2015 - 8:25 am
  • Lynch gets approved as attorney general

    WASHINGTON – Loretta Lynch won confirmation as the nation’s first black female attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more th ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Lawyer says fatally injured arrestee lacked belt

    BALTIMORE – No video captured what happened to Freddie Gray inside the police van where officers heaved him into a metal compartment after pinning him ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Biden addresses sex assault prevention at U of I

    URBANA – Vice President Joe Biden brought the White House campaign to reduce college sexual assaults to the University of Illinois on Thursday, urging ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Catholics celebrate life of Cardinal George

    CHICAGO – Cardinal Francis George was remembered Thursday as a man of deep faith, intellect and compassion as Catholics said their final goodbyes to t ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • State lawmakers fast-track OKs for Obama, Lucas museums

    SPRINGFIELD – With fast-track votes, Illinois lawmakers pushed through legislation Thursday to ensure that Chicago can use public park land as a poten ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Do you ever put clothes on your pet?
    Yes, for a laugh
    Yes, to keep them warm
    No, that's silly