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  • Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

    CLEVELAND – A patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects during a 137-shot barrage of gunfire was acquitted Saturday in a case t ...
    May 23, 2015 - 10:18 am
  • Hiawatha's latest graduates have united, persevered

    KIRKLAND – Jay Watson couldn’t be happier or more proud to be walking with his classmates Friday night as they received their diplomas from Hiawatha H ...
    May 23, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Fire destroys tractor near Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK – A John Deere tractor was destroyed after the Maple Park Fire Department said it caught on fire Friday afternoon.
    May 23, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • DeKalb mulls $13.1M water project

    DeKALB – DeKalb residents should prepare to start paying more for the water they use – anywhere from 4 percent to 8.5 percent more.
    May 23, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • State report says Illinois college chiefs enjoy lavish perks

    SPRINGFIELD – A report from Illinois lawmakers has found that state university and community college presidents have enjoyed lavish perks, some worth ...
    May 23, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Police: Man charged with DUI after Sandwich crash

    SANDWICH – A Romeoville man was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after police said he crashed into a house in Sandwich shortly afte ...
    May 23, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Sand dune along Lake Michigan to remain closed this summer

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – A popular sand dune at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore along Lake Michigan will remain closed this summer as scientists study ...
    May 23, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Democrats giving no hint of compromise with Rauner on budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Majority Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly gave no hint Friday that they are ready to budge from opposition to Gov. Bruce Raune ...
    May 23, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • DeKalb city clerk resigns

    DeKALB – No one, it seems, wants to serve as DeKalb’s city clerk.Just weeks after being appointed ci ...
    May 23, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • May 23 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 ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • IS militants purge Syrian town of Assad loyalists

    BEIRUT – Islamic State group militants hunted down Syrian government troops and loyalists in the newly captured town of Palmyra, shooting or beheading ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • D-426 board to interview superintendent candidates

    KIRKLAND – The Hiawatha School District 426 Board will conduct interim superintendent interviews in closed session at committee meetings at 5:30 p.m. ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Railroad crossing work to close part of Route 32

    DeKALB – The Illinois Route 23 Union Pacific Railroad grade crossing south of DeKalb will be closed June 1, according to a news release from the Illin ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Eric Olson: Keynote speaker knows a soldier's life

    Bruce Vander Volk carries himself like a man who has been a leader for decades.At 70, he has an erec ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Ireland decides whether to legalize gay marriage

    DUBLIN – Voters determined to have their voice heard on gay marriage turned out in strength Friday for Ireland's most hard-fought referendum in decade ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:54 pm
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