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  • Documentary filmmakers capture DeKalb County in variety of projects

    DeKALB – Randy Caspersen sees DeKalb County from a different perspective – through his camera lens.C ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • School District 428 Board to talk budget, state funding

    DeKALB – District 428 is projecting a $1.1 million deficit for fiscal 2016 – the same as what the rollout of the district’s new technology plan will c ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Teachers gain ‘STEAM’ ahead of back to school

    DeKALB – When school starts this fall, teachers such as Darla Desort will be armed with new ideas to help make learning reading, writing and ‘rithmeti ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • U.S. manufacturing growth slows in July

    WASHINGTON – U.S. factories were a little less busy last month.The Institute for Supply Management's ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • Repair or replace broken A/C?

    Your 15-year-old home’s air conditioner isn’t working.  And you’re growing even warmer listening as the service technician tells you it won’t be an ea ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • U.S. auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand

    DETROIT – Summer deals and big demand for SUVs and luxury vehicles kept U.S. auto sales strong in July.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • Who wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limits

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting stat ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • U.S. consumer spending edges up in June

    WASHINGTON – Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • Photos: Poolapalooza

    DeKalb Park District celebrates 80 years. ...
    July 3, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • French police disperse of migrants at Channel Tunnel

    COQUELLES, France – French riot police have sprayed migrants with a chemical irritant as they tried to storm the Channel Tunnel, and the British and F ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Zimbabwe: 2nd American illegally hunted lion

    HARARE, Zimbabwe – Now there are two: Zimbabwe accused a Pennsylvania doctor on Sunday of illegally killing a lion in April, adding to the outcry over ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Most picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes

    CHICAGO – Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades.
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in U.S. ends in Philly

    PHILADELPHIA – A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent prot ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Would you visit a casino if the Potawatomie Nation built one near Shabbona?