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  • Blagojevich attorney to ask court for rehearing

    CHICAGO – Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich will ask a full appellate court in Chicago to rehear his appeal after a panel of three judges recently ...
    NEW: Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Nonprofit gets $7.2M from Chase settlement

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation is benefiting from a $7.2 million windfall that the state was given in a settlement with Chase.
    NEW: Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Seven state counties looking to form alliance

    ROCKFORD – An idea is brewing among seven counties in northern Illinois to create a regional alliance in an effort to help the area’s economy and boos ...
    NEW: Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservation

    JOHANNESBURG – In 1909-10, Theodore Roosevelt headed a Smithsonian hunting and trapping expedition in Africa that included colleagues who prepared the ...
    NEW: Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Illinois named top party school in the U.S.

    CHAMPAIGN – The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, ...
    NEW: Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Rauner: Illinois to review new federal power plant limits

    ST. LOUIS – Gov. Bruce Rauner offered little insight Monday into whether Illinois, which the federal government says ranks near the bottom in emission ...
    NEW: Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Aug. 4 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 ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Man accused of harassing Scouts

    SYCAMORE – A Shabbona man faces criminal charges after police said he threatened Boy Scouts on Sunday who were working on an Eagle Scout community ser ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • 3M to host 22nd annual golf fundraiser

    DeKALB – 3M will host its 22nd annual fundraiser for the Children’s Learning Center on Saturday. The ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Man faces DUI, weapons charges

    DeKALB – A Marengo man faces charges of driving under the influence after police said they found him drunk in his car with a loaded revolver.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • 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
  • District 428 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 - 9:53 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 - 9:53 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
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