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  • Stonesifer joins Kishwaukee College as financial aid director

    Kishwaukee College welcomed Cynthia Stonesifer as the director of financial aid and veterans affairs. She assumed the position Aug. 25.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Learn the benefits at ‘Chamber 101’

    Feel like you need Chamber 101? Why should you become a member of your local Chamber of Commerce? What is the purpose and benefits of being in a chamb ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Democratic attack ads aim to save Senate majority

    WASHINGTON – Their majority in jeopardy, Senate Democrats unleashed a late-campaign round of attack ads Monday accusing Republicans in key races of ha ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • As Marines depart Afghanistan, legacy lingers

    WASHINGTON – The Marines' handover of Camp Leatherneck to the Afghans is more than a signal that America's longest war is ending. It is a reminder tha ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • U.S. official urges allies to combat IS ideology

    KUWAIT CITY – The United States is pressing Arab nations and other allies to do more to counter the Islamic State group’s slick propaganda campaign, w ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Toyota tops Consumer Reports reliability rankings

    DETROIT – Toyota continues its winning streak atop Consumer Reports' annual reliability rankings.The ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • U.S. governors, Army go own way on Ebola quarantines

    NEWARK, N.J. – The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday recommended new restrictions for people at highest risk for coming dow ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • DeKalb County spending key for candidates in District 3

    SYCAMORE – The race to represent District 3 on the DeKalb County Board pits a Democratic political newcomer against an incumbent Republican.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Illinois officials clarify Ebola quarantine policy

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn and Illinois health officials took pains Monday to distinguish the state’s approach to Ebola from that of New York or New Jer ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • More than 120 DeKalb County officers train to use Narcan

    DeKALB – More than once in his nearly 20-year police career, DeKalb Community Relations officer Chad McNett has arrived at a scene to find someone unc ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • 2014 Sycamore Pumpkin Festival Parade Results

    • Best of Parade: Ideal Industries • Best Use of Theme: Sycamore Public Library • Wally Thurow Crowd ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • NIU police looking for suspect who kicked service dog

    DeKALB – Although she didn’t see it, Jessica Woollcombe knows her 7-year-old poodle mix service dog was kicked so hard it required surgery, and she wa ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Corrections

    • The Mid-American Conference football standings that appeared on page B4 of Monday’s edition were incorrect. The correct standings appear on page B2 ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Biden: Voters can ‘stop the march’ of tea party

    DAVENPORT, Iowa – Campaigning in one of the nation’s key U.S. Senate contests, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that keeping Democratic control of ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Medical pot dilemma: Where to get the first seeds?

    CHICAGO – As more states legalize medical marijuana, there’s one stage in the process nobody wants to talk about: the part where people still have to ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:01 pm
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