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  • Hogs for Dogs motorcycle run set for Sunday

    GENOA – The DeKalb County Animal Welfare League will host a motorcycle benefit run and music event Sunday. 
    July 29, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Soggy May and June have given way to dry July in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Josh Kosco’s job can be a sticky situation.The Northern Illinois University senior and inte ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • DeKalb area Salvation Army to accept, distribute donated school supplies

    DeKALB – Keith Graham knows it isn’t just families in poverty that could use some help around back-to-school season.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • GOP presses Planned Parenthood aid ban, faces long odds

    WASHINGTON – Senate Republicans pressed their fight Wednesday to bar federal aid to Planned Parenthood, but likely opposition from at least one GOP se ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Afghan intelligence: Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanistan's main intelligence agency said Wednesday that the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for mo ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Zimbabweans linked to illegal lion hunt appear in court

    HARARE, Zimbabwe – Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a protected lion named Cecil were in court on Wednesday as anger at the kill by an A ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • U.S. pending home sales slip in June

    WASHINGTON – The number of signed contracts to buy homes fell in June, as limited supplies of homes on the market are holding back possible sales grow ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • Jail releases more footage of Bland

    HEMPSTEAD, Texas – Texas authorities Tuesday released several hours of video footage of Sandra Bland during her three days in jail to address rumors t ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – President Barack Obama arrived in East Africa with no big American aid packages, no ramped up U.S. military resources for figh ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Accused man thought lion hunt was legal

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – An avid Minnesota hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe said Tuesday that he thought everything about ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

    TEQUESTA, Fla. – Two teens whose lives were intertwined with the sea remained lost in the Atlantic on Tuesday, as their families and authorities tried ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Trump continues to dangle 3rd party prospect

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump is running for president as a Republican, and he says that won’t change – so long as he’s “treated fairly.”
    July 28, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Gov. halts payment of video gambling profits

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Illinois municipalities that host video gambling in bars and restaurants won’t get their cut of profits from the machines until th ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Rauner praises vote to block pay increase

    SPRINGFIELD – Members of the Illinois House voted Tuesday to block a pay raise for themselves and senators that has become a flashpoint in the state’s ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • DeKalb Park District celebrates 80th anniversary with special activities

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Park District is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a variety of special events Friday through Tuesday. 
    July 28, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you want to happen to the vacant building at First Street and Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb?
    Rehab it
    Knock it down and build new
    Whatever brings new business there quickest