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  • Somonauk School District 432 Board moves to fill vacant seat

    SOMONAUK – The Somonauk School District 432 Board is expected to interview a crop of board member candidates at a special meeting Monday.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • DeKalb senior home service provider to close

    DeKALB – Some 360 DeKalb County seniors will have to find a new service provider and 80 employees will be out of a job when Lutheran Social Services o ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:16 pm
  • Sex assault investigation leads to DeKalb man’s arrest

    DeKALB – Police on Tuesday arrested a man they said sexually assaulted a child over a span of four months.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428’s Board OKs new elementary, middle school boundaries

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428’s Board members voted to implement new school boundaries for its eight elementary schools and two middle schools. 
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:04 am
  • Critical Care – Day 3: Off medications, mentally ill can become danger to self, others

    DeKALB – Charlotte and Carl Lupton pushed hard against their bedroom door desperate to keep the man on the other side from getting in.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • 3 Aurora men wanted in connection with Somonauk burglary

    SOMONAUK – Police are seeking three Aurora men in connection with a scam to steal power tools from the garage of a Somonauk home in September.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Sycamore police to enforce safe driving Super Bowl weekend

    SYCAMORE – Police are buckling down on buckling up and will be on the lookout for impaired drivers this Super Bowl weekend.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:12 pm
  • Hillary Clinton's narrow win sparks nervousness among supporters

    MANCHESTER, New Hampshire – Hillary Clinton emerged from Iowa with a razor-thin victory over Bernie Sanders — and a new round of nervous second-guessi ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • Attendance at Illinois historic sites drops by 7 percent

    SPRINGFIELD – Visits to Illinois' historic sites fell by 7 percent in 2015, despite the state's commemorations of the 150th anniversaries of the Civil ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • Donald Trump boosts turnout, but not all newcomers vote for him

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Donald Trump's presence is drawing unprecedented attention to the Republican presidential contest. But after careful considera ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Agency: North Korea plans satellite launch this month

    SEOUL, South Korea – Weeks after its fourth nuclear test, North Korea announced plans Tuesday to launch an Earth observation satellite on a rocket lat ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Campaigns turn to New Hampshire with Ted Cruz ascendant

    NEWBURY, N.H. – Next up: New Hampshire.Presidential contenders on Tuesday turned their airplanes and ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • Martin O'Malley drops out of Democratic race for president

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley ended his Democratic presidential campaign Monday midway through vote-counting in the Iowa cau ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • No shadow: Pennsylvania groundhog Punxsutawney Phil 'predicts' early spring

    PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said the furry rodent failed to see his shadow at dawn Tu ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 8:38 am
  • Mike Huckabee ends his 2nd bid for president

    WASHINGTON – Mike Huckabee ended his second campaign for the White House on Monday amid a dismal showing in the Iowa caucuses that he won in his first ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 8:36 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of Shodeen's plan for building upscale apartments and a hotel in downtown DeKalb?
    Downtown DeKalb needs anything it can get
    The density of the development is too high for the area
    A good start, could work with some changes
    Approve as is
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