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  • 'Annie Jr.' begins run Thursday at Egyptian Theatre

    It’s the ultimate story of income inequality, told with great music by a cast of dozens whose average age barely cracks double digits.
    NEW: April 24, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Giraffe's baby bump boosts tiny zoo's upkeep, conservation

    April the giraffe has brought a bundle to a tiny zoo in rural upstate New York, thanks to a YouTube video livestream of her pregnancy and birth of a c ...
    NEW: April 24, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed health care push and a loo ...
    NEW: April 24, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Plight of Palestinian refugees now spans 5 generations

    This is the second of several stories marking 50 years since Israel captured the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem in 1967.
    NEW: April 24, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Illinois Democrats aim high with minimum wage proposals

    SPRINGFIELD – Amid a national push by unions and worker advocates for a $15 minimum wage, Illinois Democrats hope to pass an ambitious hike during the ...
    NEW: April 24, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Volunteers participate in NIU Cares Day across DeKalb County

    SYCAMORE – From 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, the sisters of Sigma Lambda Sigma service sorority planted flowers, weeded gardens and befriended earthworms.
    NEW: April 24, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • DeKalb City Council to hear NIU feedback on how to revitalize downtown area

    DeKALB – Data gathered from months of discussions between city staff and Northern Illinois University student leaders on how the downtown area can be ...
    NEW: April 24, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • NIU staff member honored for promoting LGBTQ acceptance

    DeKALB – One of the things Christian Lash enjoys most about working with Transitions, a social group for transgender, gender-nonconforming and gender- ...
    NEW: April 24, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Slow Smoke BBQ restaurant in Sycamore sees positive signs with opening

    SYCAMORE – After years of selling its signature smoked brisket, pork and turkey out of a food trailer, Slow Smoke BBQ opened a restaurant Wednesday, t ...
    NEW: April 24, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Police seek information in DeKalb motor vehicle theft

    DeKALB – Police are seeking information about a motor vehicle theft in DeKalb.On April 14, the DeKal ...
    NEW: April 24, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Kishwaukee Family YMCA gets grant for Parkinson’s program

    Kishwaukee Family YMCA announced today it has received a $26,750 grant from Telligen Community Initiative (TCI), an Iowa-based private charitable foun ...
    April 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Kiwanis plan craft beer and brat festival

    The Kiwanis Club of Sycamore will host its first Craft Beer and Brat Festival on July 1 on Somonauk Street between Elm and State streets in downtown S ...
    April 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Class program collecting used school spirit wear

    Each year, members of the DeKalb Leadership Academy are challenged to develop projects that will not only better the community, but also be sustainabl ...
    April 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Man charged with aggravated sexual assault held on $750K bond

    SYCAMORE – A 38-year-old man extradited from Utah on a charge of aggravated criminal sexual assault of a 38-year-old woman in May in Sycamore is in De ...
    April 22, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Attempted robbery suspect is parolee

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man free on parole after serving 18 years in prison for murder was in DeKalb County court Friday facing charges of aggravated atte ...
    April 22, 2017 - 12:06 am
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