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  • Mathlete of the Month named

    Adrianna Pellegrini, an eighth-grader at Sycamore Middle School, was named Mathnasium’s August Mathlete of the Month. Pellegrini earned the nomination ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Catholic Daughters plan salad bar luncheon

    Catholic Daughters of America Immaculate Conception Court 996 of St. Mary Catholic Church, DeKalb, will host its traditional salad bar luncheon from 1 ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Congregation Beth Shalom to host High Holy Day services

    Services for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, will again be offered by Congregation Beth Shalom in DeKalb, ser ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb’s First Baptist Church women to meet new pastor’s wife

    The Fall Friendship Coffee is scheduled for Saturday at First Baptist Church in DeKalb. The group will gather at 9 a.m. for a light breakfast and fell ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 911 service restored countywide

    DEKALB – The county’s 911 system was restored to its full functionality just before 8 a.m. Thursday, bringing to a close the longest system outage in ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Kerry admits Syria diplomacy at impasse

    NEW YORK – The U.S. and Russia ended any pretenses Thursday of their cease-fire for Syria remaining in force after days of increased violence and the ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Trump debate challenge: Keeping his cool if Clinton attacks

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump’s advisers are urging him to keep his cool during next week’s presidential debate and resist attempts by Hillary Clinton to ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Tulsa officer charged in man’s death

    TULSA, Okla. – Prosecutors charged a white Oklahoma police officer with first-degree manslaughter Thursday, less than a week after she fatally shot an ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Illinois Executive Mansion work to follow funding rules

    SPRINGFIELD – An agreement shows that a privately funded renovation of the Illinois Executive Mansion in Springfield will follow wage and bidding rule ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Emanuel details mentoring, police in crime speech

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a $36 million mentoring initiative for thousands of youths from high-crime neighborhoods and asked for ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • District 428 superintendent's removal provokes anger

    DEKALB – Parents expressed outrage Thursday at allegations that District 428 Superintendent Doug Moeller had stalked and intimidated DeKalb High Schoo ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Army medical officials share information about Zika virus

    DeKALB – Most people who carry the Zika virus experience no symptoms, but the threat of its transmission causing severe birth defects has spiked publi ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • NIU's Baker: Recruiting and keeping students a top priority

    DeKALB – Student enrollment and retention at Northern Illinois University, along with the school’s fiscal outlook, were the focus of the president’s p ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Michelle Obama passport scan appears online in apparent hack

    WASHINGTON – The White House said Thursday it was looking into a cyber breach after what appeared to be a scan of first lady Michelle Obama's passport ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 3:19 pm
  • Charlotte police refuse to release video of deadly shooting

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte police refused under mounting pressure Thursday to release video that could resolve wildly different accounts of the shoot ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Reader Poll

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