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  • Our View: Key election often overlooked

    Election season began last week.Not for the upcoming November election, although you should be payin ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • 3 DeKalb meth cases resolved

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb woman who admitted to participating in methamphetamine manufacturing months after receiving probation for another methamphetamin ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Six local high schools celebrate homecoming this week

    DeKALB – It’s homecoming time in DeKalb County, as six local schools celebrate this week with pep rallies, parades and more.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Sycamore man denies rape charge

    SYCAMORE – A 26-year-old Sycamore man formally pleaded not guilty Tuesday to accusations that he sexually assaulted a girl last year.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Sept. 30 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Colo. school protests roil swing state politics

    DENVER – The protests over a Colorado school district’s proposal to promote patriotism and de-emphasize civil disobedience in American history classes ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • DeKalb postal clerk retires today with almost 28 years of service

    DeKALB – Richard Hintz can tell interesting facts about street names and even point out the country of Burkina Faso on a map, and he owes it to his ca ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • DeKalb extends tax abatement program

    DeKALB – Big companies will continue to receive a tax break for locating in DeKalb after all the city’s taxing bodies agreed to extend a tax abatement ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Recalled dehumidifier sparked Sycamore fire

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore fire officials are asking residents to check their dehumidifiers after determining the dehumidifier in Monday’s fire was part of a ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

    WASHINGTON – Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they’ll count the ways ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Illinois measure would give victims more rights

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois voters going to the polls in November will be asked whether victims should have greater rights protected by the state constitut ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

    DALLAS – The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. was confirmed Tuesday in a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas – a sign of the ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • looks to Obamas, Hillary Clinton for support

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn plans to lean on some heavy Democratic hitters with strong ties to the state as his re-election campaign against Rep ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Candidates in area races meet voters at DeKalb Chamber of Commerce event

    DeKALB – Jan Devore walked out of Tuesday’s candidate night event still unsure about her local votes, but she had more to think about.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • DeKalb researching temporary clerk term length

    DeKALB – With former DeKalb City Clerk Liz Peerboom's formal resignation in hand, DeKalb Mayor John Rey expects to announce he is accepting applicatio ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:01 pm
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