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  • New trees planned for DeKalb Nature Trail

    DeKALB – It’s time for new trees on the DeKalb Nature Trail, park board members have decided.“We’ve ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • 39 tickets, arrests in roadside safety check

    ELGIN – Between the evening of July 3 and morning of July 4, there were 39 citations and arrests at a roadside safety check on Annie Glidden Road nort ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Beer nuggets a tasty DeKalb tradition

    DeKALB – Larry Finn says what so many locals know: Beer nuggets are “a DeKalb thing.” “They say beer ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • Spring NIU retirements total 183

    DeKALB – The number of retiring Northern Illinois University employees more than tripled this spring, but the total was nowhere near the 800 employees ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Lawmakers seek lower price for bill on vets' care

    WASHINGTON – Stung by sticker shock, members of Congress are scrambling to lower the cost of a bill to fix veterans' health care amid a growing uproar ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Vigil remembers Schulz as death investigation continues

    DeKALB – A sea of cutoff jean shorts, brightly colored balloons, candles and cowboy boots flowed into Hopkins Park to honor the life of Steven Schulz.
    July 12, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Photos: Balloon Release for Steven Schulz

    Images from a memorial event at Hopkins Park on Friday. ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • U.S. border effort sputters as migrants cross again

    MEXICALI, Mexico – A U.S. effort to discourage immigrants' repeated attempts to enter the country illegally by dropping them back in Mexico hundreds o ...
    July 11, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • Some Illinois lawmakers voluntarily giving up pay

    CHICAGO – Some Illinois lawmakers are taking matters into their own hands after the Legislature moved for the first time in years not to take furlough ...
    July 11, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • DeKalb man receives probation for attempted child porn

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man accused of binding and photographing two young, clothed girls in his home was sentenced to four years’ probation and released ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Some Illinois lawmakers voluntarily giving up pay

    CHICAGO (AP) — Some Illinois lawmakers are taking matters into their own hands after the Legislature moved for the first time in years not to take fur ...
    July 11, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • Gov candidates make accusations on transparency

    CHICAGO (AP) — Allegations of hiding information and impeding transparency are bubbling up in the race for Illinois governor.
    July 11, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • Polar vortex? Nope, just cooler Midwestern temps

    CHICAGO (AP) — Unseasonably cool temperatures will arrive next week in the Midwest and as far south as Arkansas and Oklahoma.
    July 12, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • U.S. struggles to find path out of Afghan crisis

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry sought Friday to broker a deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates as a bitter ...
    July 11, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Schulz memorial event planned tonight

    DeKALB – Friends of Steven Schulz are hosting a public memorial for him tonight.Friends and family o ...
    July 11, 2014 - 2:46 pm
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