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  • Turkey quashes coup; Erdogan vows 'heavy price' for plotters

    ANKARA, Turkey – Forces loyal to Turkey's president quashed a coup attempt in a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire that left dozens dead Sat ...
    July 16, 2016 - 7:55 am
  • Donald Trump, Mike Pence don't agree on key social, economic policies

    WASHINGTON – When presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump was "pro-choice in every respect," Indiana Gov. Mike Pence compared abortion to the trag ...
    July 16, 2016 - 7:53 am
  • Islamic State group claims Nice attacker as a 'soldier'

    NICE, France – The Islamic State group claimed Saturday that the Tunisian man who barreled his truck into a crowd in the French resort city of Nice wa ...
    July 16, 2016 - 7:51 am
  • Zinio now available at Somonauk library

    Zinio, the world’s largest newsstand, is now available at the Somonauk Public Library.The Somonauk P ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 4-H project judging this week

    The DeKalb County 4-H program will host its annual 4-H General Project Show on Wednesday and Thursday at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Building in Syc ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Crime Stoppers seeks tips on Malta theft

    MALTA – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information for an investigation into a theft that occurred last week in Malta.
    July 16, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Pence gets Trump’s vote

    WASHINGTON – After frenzied, final decision-making, Donald Trump announced Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate Friday, adding an experienced p ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Coup attempt in Turkey peppers Ankara night with explosions, air battles, gunfire

    ANKARA, Turkey – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the nation today that his government is in charge after a coup attempt brought a night of ...
    July 16, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Kingston Fest ready to roll

    KINGSTON – This year’s Kingston Fest will continue an annual tradition of fun that residents and visitors have come to expect from the summer event.
    July 16, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Waterman Lions Club Summer Fest is today

    The Waterman Lions Club will host its 16th annual Summerfest and Antique Tractor and Truck Show with a farm tractor pull today at Waterman Lions Park, ...
    July 16, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Pritchard on task force examining school funding

    DeKALB – Bruce Rauner has become the latest Illinois governor to form a task force to examine how the state funds public education, and a DeKalb Count ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Construction worker discovers dated Sycamore artifacts at site of jail expansion

    SYCAMORE – One man’s trash is construction worker Jason Mannis’ treasure.Throughout the week, as he ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • DeKalb man, out on bail after shooting, jailed on new charges

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man out on bail in connection with a February shooting has was arrested on an aggravated battery warrant Friday after police say h ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Secret chapter of Sept. 11 inquiry released after 13-year wait

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. on Friday released once-top secret pages from a congressional report into 9/11 that questioned whether Saudis who were in contac ...
    July 15, 2016 - 2:14 pm
  • France's truck attack marks deadly twist in Europe

    LONDON – France's deadly truck attack marks a frightening new reality in Europe: assailants turning to an ever-expanding arsenal to carry out violence ...
    July 15, 2016 - 12:13 pm
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