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  • KC hosts free evening of Celebration of Dance

    Kishwaukee College will host Celebration of Dance, a free evening of Hispanic dance performances by three local dance troupes. The Celebration of Danc ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Burlington church to bless animals

    Burlington Methodist Church will conduct a Blessing of the Animals at 1 p.m. Oct. 11.All members and ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Trinity Lutheran plans annual casserole supper

    Trinity Lutheran Church will host its annual Casserole Supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church at 303 S. Seventh St. in DeKalb. The public i ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • In divided London, a trendy cereal cafe targeted by protesters

    LONDON – One of London’s fastest-changing neighborhoods is echoing with the snap, crackle and pop of conflict.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Gunman opens fire at Oregon college; at least 9 killed

    ROSEBURG, Ore. – A gunman opened fire inside a classroom at a rural Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least nine people before dying in a ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Russia confounds U.S. with Syria military moves

    NEW YORK – Now, 1,506 days since the Obama administration first declared that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s “days are numbered,” he’s still there, a ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Google: What people search about 2016 candidates

    NEW YORK – Potential voters who take their curiosity about presidential candidates to Google are interested in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s age, Jeb Bush’ ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Investigator says Illinois police officer was shot with own weapon

    FOX LAKE – The Illinois police officer whose fatal shooting last month set off a massive manhunt was shot twice with his own weapon, and there were si ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Hurricane and rainstorm locked in dangerous dance

    WASHINGTON – Hurricane Joaquin is locked in a dance with an extraordinarily heavy rainstorm that is already drenching the Carolinas. As the two draw c ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 1:04 am
  • Nun takes TV shot to pay order’s debts

    PUEBLA, Mexico – A plain-spoken Mexican nun has become an unlikely television star while trying to save her congregation from mounting debts.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Health department confirms mumps case at Northern Illinois University

    DeKALB – After a lab confirmed that a Northern Illinois University student has the mumps, DeKalb County Public Health Department and Northern Illinois ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Police seek information on DeKalb, Esmond burglaries

    DeKALB – Police are looking for information regarding two residential burglaries in which computer equipment, video games and jewelry were stolen.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Investigation is underway after 2 suspicious barn fires

    SANDWICH – The Illinois State Fire Marshal is investgating two suspicious barn fires as possible arson cases after fire officials determined they were ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Fellow officers testify in DeKalb County Sheriff's merit commission disciplinary case

    DeKALB – A DeKalb County Sheriff’s officer testified Thursday that the deputy involved in a March police chase should have known better than to contin ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Researcher talks HIV/AIDS treatment as prevention at NIU

    DeKALB – Renowned researcher Max Essex is looking to the end of HIV/AIDS through treatment as prevention strategies. 
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:34 am
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