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  • Britain takes unprecedented step to leave EU; markets plunge

    LONDON – Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, according to tallies of official results Friday, sen ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • At least 6 tornado touchdowns confirmed in northern Illinois

    CHICAGO – Illinois officials and residents began assessing damage Thursday after six tornadoes damaged rural communities in the northern part of the s ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • 2 sent to hospital after Plank Road accident

    SYCAMORE – Two people were taken to the hospital Thursday after a crash on Plank Road, near North Grove Elementary School.
    June 24, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • YMCA to offer free lunch at 3 spots in county this summer

    DeKALB – The Kishwaukee Family YMCA will serve lunch at three locations in DeKalb County this summer thanks to partnerships with the Wal-Mart Foundati ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • DeKalb police investigating rash of car burglaries

    DeKALB – Police are asking anyone with information to come forward about a string of car burglaries in DeKalb’s south side.
    June 24, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Midwest Musuem of Natural History to host “Rockin’ for the Reptiles”

    SYCAMORE – The Midwest Musuem of Natural History will host its annual “Rockin’ for the Reptiles” event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the parking ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • B-17 bomber scheduled to arrive at DeKalb-Taylor Municipal Airport

    DeKALB – An iconic World War II aircraft will be on display and be open to the public for tours and rides starting Tuesday.
    June 24, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Monday: Midwest Corn Lawsuit Informational Town Hall in Sandwich

    MidwestCornLawsuit.com will host an informational town hall meeting in Sandwich at 8:30 a.m. Monday, June 27. The meeting will be held at Brother’s Re ...
    June 24, 2016 - 6:31 pm
  • Indian Creek District 425 superintendent to retire

    SHABBONA – The longtime leader of Indian Creek Community School District 425 will retire from her post June 30, but a retirement dinner planned to mar ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:24 pm
  • DeKalb County unemployment rate up from last May

    DeKALB – DeKalb County’s unemployment rate stood at 5.3 percent in May, up slightly from 5.1 percent in May 2015, according to preliminary figures rel ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Sandwich City Council OKs purchase of former Design Stairs office

    SANDWICH – The Sandwich City Council voted to buy the former Design Stairs office building, 1251 E. Sixth St., for a new police station at their June ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Jonamac Orchard hosts camp to keep 'farm and country kids safe'

    MALTA – Zeke Wackelin previously had an accident on his ATV, but learned since then from participating in the DeKalb County Farm Bureau's Farm Safety ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • At least 6 tornado touchdowns confirmed in northern Illinois

    CHICAGO – At least six tornadoes touched down in northern Illinois Wednesday night as powerful storms swept across the upper Midwest, damaging rural c ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Hillary Clinton failed to hand over key email to State Department

    WASHINGTON – Former Secretary Hillary Clinton failed to turn over a copy of a key message involving problems caused by her use of a private homebrew e ...
    June 23, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Freddie Gray case: After officer acquittal, Baltimore residents negotiate hope for change

    BALTIMORE – It was supposed to be an open-and-shut case: The 25-year-old black man was healthy before his arrest, and arrived at the nearby station dy ...
    June 23, 2016 - 4:32 pm
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