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  • Pletsch appointed to IPA board

    Karen Pletsch, publisher of the Daily Chronicle and regional publisher for Shaw Media, has been appointed to the Illinois Press Association Board of D ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KC and IMEC offer breakfast briefing Feb. 17

    The Kishwaukee College Center for Business Development and Continuing Education and the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center are partnering to off ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DCEDC View: Strauss headlines economic luncheon

    How much will the U.S. economy grow during 2016? Will inflation increase or decrease? What will happen to the unemployment rate? How did the economy p ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois State Museum says it has reached deal to reopen

    SPRINGFIELD – The agency that oversees the Illinois State Museum and the governor’s office have reached an agreement to reopen the facility and its sa ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Dems vying for U.S. Senate make cases

    CHICAGO – Meeting for the first time this election season, the three Illinois Democrats vying for U.S. Senate worked to distinguish themselves from ea ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • 3 teens arrested after pursuit in stolen vehicle in Rockford

    ROCKFORD – Authorities said three teenagers were arrested after leading Winnebago County deputies on a chase in a stolen vehicle.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Remaining occupiers release defiant videos mocking FBI

    PORTLAND, Ore. – The last four occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge have posted a series of defiant videos in which one of them calls FBI agents los ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia’s offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom’s growing determination ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Candidates sprinting to finish in New Hampshire

    SALEM, N.H. – Eyeing their first wins in a capricious campaign, Republican Donald Trump lashed out at his opponents Monday while Democrat Bernie Sande ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Inmate dies after drinking ‘hooch’ at DeKalb County jail

    SYCAMORE – A bad batch of jailhouse “hooch” might be to blame for killing one man and sickening another at the DeKalb County jail on Monday, officials ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 10:19 am
  • NIU, Kishwaukee College enrollment numbers down

    DeKALB – Fewer students enrolled this semester compared with spring 2015 at Kishwaukee College and Northern Illinois University, which adds to the tre ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • DeKalb City Council members question Shodeen plans

    DeKALB – City Council members questioned Shodeen’s proposal to build a four-story hotel and a luxury high-end apartment complex on its property on Lin ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • House fires more common in winter in DeKalb County

    SYCAMORE – The Bliujus family needs to have their property rezoned in order to rebuild their house after a fire destroyed it late last year. 
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • DeKalb High School forensics team members advance to sectionals

    DeKALB – Several DeKalb High School forensics team members will compete Saturday at the Freeport Sectional for a chance to advance to the Illinois Hig ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:01 pm
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