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  • 10 best pizza places in the DeKalb County area

    Here are the 10 best local places to get pizza in the DeKalb County area, as voted on by readers in our 2016 DeKalb County's Finest competition.
    NEW: Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:47 am
  • Vice President Mike Pence tries to reassure anxious Europeans on U.S. support

    BRUSSELS – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Washington's support for the union and it ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • State wire briefs

    GOP rips Illinois comptroller for buying used $32K SUVCHICAGO – Illinois Republicans criticized Demo ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Former DeKalb doctor gets 7 years for illegal prescriptions

    ROCKFORD – A former DeKalb doctor will serve more than seven years in federal prison for running a pill mill that prosecutors said contributed to the ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • Local political group to host town hall

    DeKALB – A local political group is hosting a town hall meeting Tuesday in DeKalb, but U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger won't be there.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • NIU police respond to shots-fired report

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University police responded to a report of shots fired in the 800 block of Edgebrook Drive on Saturday, according to a poli ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • State Police commander willing to beat the streets

    COLLINSVILLE – Timothy Tyler knew it wasn’t time to sit around the office.When a surprise freezing r ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • Draft DHS guidelines seek to aggressively detain immigrants

    WASHINGTON – The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in t ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute expands to Kishwaukee Hospital

    WINFIELD – A $2.5 million financial gift presented on Valentine’s Day will support the expansion of the cutting-edge Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardi ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Spreading love: Random Acts of Kindness Day honors memory of Tim and Lexi

    Dawn Weber describes Feb. 21, 2011, as the worst day of her life.It was the day her daughter, Lexi W ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Enharmonic Fusion wins international quarterfinal

    DeKALB – Enharmonic Fusion, the DeKalb High School mixed a cappella group, will move on to the semifinal rounds after earning a first place standing S ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • HorsePower Therapeutic Riding to host fifth annual bowling fundraiser

    HorsePower Therapeutic Riding Inc., a nonprofit based out of Maple Park, is planning its fifth annual bowling fundraiser for Feb. 25 at St. Charles Bo ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • MERIT now available in DeKalb County

    The Family Service Agency’s Children’s Advocacy Center now has a Medical Evaluation Response Initiative Team (MERIT) with the ability to conduct speci ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Second annual Victor E. Ball set for April 29

    The Victor E. Ball, a premier fundraising event benefitting student-athlete scholarships, moves on campus to the Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice C ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Registration for 4-H Camp is open

    Registration for 4-H Camp 2017, set for June 12-16 at Camp Benson in Mount Carroll, is open.4-H Camp ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you think music education is important in schools?
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