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  • Gas prices decreasing after recent spike in Illinois

    DeKALB – Local motorists are starting to get some relief at the pump, as gas prices are heading downward.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Sycamore, DeKalb high schools achieve excellence in sports broadcasting program

    DeKALB – Sycamore and DeKalb high schools were honored by the NFHS Network School Broadcast Program as elite and select schools for their broadcasting ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • DeKalb Corn Fest set to roll this weekend

    DeKALB – Alice Freier is set to “basically live downtown” this weekend as she prepares for DeKalb’s annual Corn Fest.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Genoa-Kingston School District 424 mourns death of student

    KINGSTON – A ninth-grade Genoa-Kingston High School student died Tuesday morning. An investigation i ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • NIU wants smoking ban on DeKalb streets

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University is seeking the city’s permission to enforce its smoking ban on city-owned streets that run through – and are adj ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • DeKalb County Forest Preserve District to buy another land parcel

    DeKALB –The DeKalb County Forest Preserve District will be adding more land to its portfolio, after a forest preserve committee voted to buy another 1 ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Former DeKalb County substitute teacher pleads not guilty to child sex charges

    SYCAMORE – A former substitute teacher accused of inappropriate contact with several preschool students pleaded not guilty Tuesday to predatory crimin ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • Despite stock fall, financial health of many is still solid

    WASHINGTON – Many Americans have just absorbed a financial beating — at least as measured by their stock holdings. It's the kind of blow that can feed ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • Fox News chief: Donald Trump owes Megyn Kelly an apology

    NEW YORK – Fox News chief Roger Ailes said Tuesday that Donald Trump owes the network's Megyn Kelly an apology for an unprovoked Twitter attack that " ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • BP refinery back online; gas prices expected to fall

    WHITING, Ind. (AP) — BP says it has restarted a portion of a large Indiana oil refinery whose unplanned shutdown for repairs caused gasoline prices in ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • Obama feeling 'feisty,' ready to take on the 'crazies'

    LAS VEGAS – President Barack Obama is putting people on notice: He's back from vacation feeling "refreshed, renewed, recharged" — and "a little feisty ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • U.S. home prices rise steadily in June as sales pick up

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices rose solidly in June, another sign of health in the housing market.The ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:02 am
  • DeKalb City Council approves 1st reading of rezoning request for University Village project

    DeKALB – The City Council gave preliminary approval to rezone University Village Monday after a lengthy discussion among council members and the publi ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Islamic State’s destruction of Syrian temple erases rich history

    BEIRUT – The destruction of the nearly 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin by Islamic State militants erased a symbol of the once rich religious life ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Police: Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides

    TORONTO – The hacking of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian p ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:41 pm
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