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  • KC Phi Theta Kappa installs new officers

    The Alpha Rho Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Kishwaukee College on May 4 held its annual end-of-the-year celebration, which included the installati ...
    NEW: May 31, 2016 - 10:18 pm
  • AP-NORC poll: Americans want nomination system changed

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Superdelegates. Closed-off primaries. Complicated caucuses.Many Americans are not ...
    NEW: May 31, 2016 - 10:16 pm
  • Illinois set to enter 2nd year with no budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois appeared poised to enter a second year without a budget as Democrats who rule the Legislature pressed on with a spending plan G ...
    NEW: May 31, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • Littlejohn students are detectives at the Little House

    Littlejohn Elementary School third-graders were super sleuths Tuesday as they learned about residents of the Ellwood House Museum during a field trip ...
    NEW: May 31, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Foundation awards grants to Indian Valley Vocational Center

    Indian Valley Vocational Center has been awarded two grants by the DeKalb County Community Foundation.
    NEW: May 31, 2016 - 10:08 pm
  • New Maple Park police chief wants to focus on community outreach

    MAPLE PARK – According to new Maple Park Police Chief Tony Ayala, the community should have no trouble getting to know him.
    NEW: May 31, 2016 - 10:07 pm
  • Sycamore Fire Department receives grant for CPR tools

    SYCAMORE  – The city’s fire department has been awarded new CPR equipment and a fire alarm system, thanks to funds from a federal grant and Homeland S ...
    NEW: May 31, 2016 - 10:05 pm
  • DeKalb County unemployment rate up from last April

    DeKALB – DeKalb County’s unemployment rate stood at 5.7 percent in April, up a percentage point from April 2015, when it was 4.7 percent, according to ...
    NEW: May 31, 2016 - 10:05 pm
  • Summer activities planned throughout the county this summer

    DeKALB – The calendar is jam-packed with local traditions and community celebrations scheduled through September, which is good news for anyone hoping ...
    NEW: May 31, 2016 - 10:04 pm
  • New York man accused of crashing stolen car in Waterman

    WATERMAN – A New York man faces felony charges after police said he crashed a stolen car on his way back to his home state.
    May 31, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • Where the money went: Donald Trump details fundraising for veterans

    NEW YORK – Under pressure to account for money he claimed to raise for veterans, an irritated Donald Trump lambasted the news media Tuesday for pressi ...
    May 31, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • Mediterranean Sea disasters swallow up over 1,000 migrants

    GENEVA – The treacherous Mediterranean Sea crossing from Libya to Italy has claimed the lives of over 1,030 migrants in the last week, mostly as barel ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Hinckley man arrested after passing fake $100 bills

    HINCKLEY – A Hinckley man faces multiple charges after police said he used counterfeit $100 bills twice in the same day at a Subway restaurant.
    May 31, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • U.S. consumer confidence slips in May

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer confidence fell for a second month in May to the lowest level since November.
    May 31, 2016 - 10:14 am
  • DeKalb honors fallen veterans in Memorial Day parade

    Robert Moga lost his older brother, Rome, at age 20 in World War II. So every Memorial Day, the 84-year old Big Rock resident and Navy veteran honors ...
    May 31, 2016 - 9:31 am
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