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  • Waste Management settles lawsuit in Cortland Elementary School incident

    CORTLAND – The lawsuit the Illinois Attorney General’s Office filed after about 60 students and staff at Cortland Elementary School were sickened by a ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Oncken declines committee chairman position

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board's law and justice committee has a new chairman after Riley Oncken declined his appointment to the position.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Plan to restore Annie Glidden house in NIU’s hands

    DeKALB – Members of a local group trying to save the DeKalb farmhouse where Annie Glidden once lived hope to receive a response from Northern Illinois ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Ex-owner of traveling zoo sued in case involving horses

    By BRENDA SCHORY - bschory@shawmedia.comST. CHARLES – The former owner of a petting zoo, who previou ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Sept. 19 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. 19, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb woman injured in crash near Malta

    MALTA – A 32-year-old DeKalb woman was treated at and released from Kishwaukee Hospital Friday after an on-coming driver drove into her lane and her c ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Thousands flock to Huskie Stadium for Castle Challenge

    DeKALB – After watching her son help defeat Sycamore High School’s sophomore football team Friday, Tracee Coyle wanted to see DeKalb High School’s var ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • DeKalb County Drug Court's latest graduates grateful for program

    SYCAMORE – Since joining DeKalb County’s drug court program last year, Willis Yurs has already repaired some of the strained relationships he once had ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:00 am
  • Farm accidents increase in Illinois over past year

    PEORIA (AP) – Farming claimed the lives of 21 people in Illinois from July 2013 through June, nearly double the number of deaths during the same perio ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Unemployment rates rise in 24 U.S. states in August

    WASHINGTON – Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. states in August, even as employers in two-thirds of the states added jobs.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Car bomb attacks kill 20 people in Baghdad

    BAGHDAD – A series of car bombings targeting a Shiite mosque and markets in the Iraqi capital killed at least 20 people Friday, officials said, in the ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Fake tweets involving Peoria mayor stir debate about parody, lawsuit

    CHICAGO – Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredo ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • McLean County Coroner warns of smoking on oxygen

    BLOOMINGTON – The McLean County Coroner's office is citing two recent deaths in warning residents about the dangers of smoking and using oxygen tanks ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Scots reject independence in historic vote

    EDINBURGH, Scotland – Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:58 am
  • GOP's Rauner not a fan of gambling, airport slots

    CHICAGO – Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said Thursday he’s not a fan of gambling or a plan to put slot machines at Chicago’s internat ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:09 am
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