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  • Maple Park set for Fun Fest

    MAPLE PARK – Larry Stachura has hopes visitors one day will flock to the Maple Park Fun Fest to check out a display featuring dozens of decorated melo ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Sponsorship sought for IHSA football championships

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County County Convention and Visitors Bureau is looking toward the County Board and local businesses for sponsorship when the Il ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • KishHealth, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare merger set for Dec. 31

    DeKALB – A fund set up when KishHealth and Northwestern Memorial HealthCare merge at year’s end could benefit local residents – although there likely ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:06 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 board approves hiring for 17 positions

    DeKALB –  DeKalb School District 428 is going ahead with the next steps of the facility operations and food service restructuring plan approved in Jul ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Manhunt continues in fatal shooting of Fox Lake police officer

    FOX LAKE – More than a hundred police officers scoured terrain just miles from the site of another manhunt that occurred less than a year before, but ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 1:07 pm
  • Marco Rubio says nation doesn't need U.S. Education Department

    CARSON CITY, Nev. – Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio says the U.S. doesn't need a federal Education Department, arguing that its recommenda ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 4:31 pm
  • Gov. Scott Walker, in office since 25, denies he's a career politician

    MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker denies he's a career politician — even though he has been in elected office since he was 25 years old and ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • Hillary Clinton, aides stressed protecting State Dept. info in email

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of — and occasionally frustrated by — the need to protect ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Fox Lake police officer fatally shot; manhunt underway

    Note to readers: Live updates on this developing story from the Northwest Herald are available here.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • U.S. factories grow in August at slowest pace since May 2013

    WASHINGTON – A strong dollar and China's economic slowdown dragged growth at U.S. factories to the lowest level since May 2013.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • Shoppers flock to new stores at outlet mall

    AURORA – Oswego resident Allison Cobb on Thursday morning was roaming through the aisles of the newly opened Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th store at Chicag ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sept. 1 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. 1, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Convicted murder William Curl's appeal continued to Nov. 2

    SYCAMORE – Convicted murder William Curl briefly appeared Monday in DeKalb County Circuit Court, but isn’t expected to make repeated visits to Sycamor ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Obama warns of future without climate action

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Ba ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Miley Cyrus’ bare-breast flash nothing like Janet Jackson’s

    NEW YORK – Janet Jackson exposed a breast on national TV a decade ago, and it sparked national outrage. Miley Cyrus’ flash barely caused a shrug.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:42 am
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