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  • Unwelcome mat: White House tries to counter Benjamin Netanyahu visit

    WASHINGTON – In what is becoming an increasingly nasty grudge match, the White House is mulling ways to undercut Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netan ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Former employee admits to stealing from DeKalb business

    DeKALB – A Naperville man who had been accused of embezzling more than $70,000 from his DeKalb employer was ordered to pay full restitution as part of ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • Crystal Lake South teacher charged with soliciting sex in prostitution sting

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A long-time Crystal Lake South teacher was arrested this week and charged with soliciting sex during a prostitution sting in Rockford.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Gov. Scott Walker backs push to make Wisconsin right-to-work state

    MADISON, Wis. – Lawmakers announced a surprise move Friday to quickly vote on a measure making Wisconsin a right-to-work state, and Gov. Scott Walker ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Obama: No accident economy improving on his watch

    WASHINGTON – Taunting Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday said it's "not an accident" that the economy is improving on his watch and that Re ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Caterpillar staying put in Peoria, expanding headquarters

    PEORIA – Caterpillar Inc. announced Friday that it is keeping its global headquarters in downtown Peoria and expanding its corporate campus in what it ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • 800,000 HealthCare.gov customers given wrong tax info

    WASHINGTON – About 800,000 HealthCare.gov customers got the wrong tax information from the government, the Obama administration said Friday, and offic ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • G-K kindergarten registration set

    Registration for Genoa-Kingston kindergarten students for the 2015-2016 school year will be held March 3 through 6 at Davenport Grade School, 123 W. F ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Callahan scholarship fund taking applications

    Applications are being accepted for the Lois L. Callahan Scholarship through the DeKalb County Community Foundation.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • North Grove gives back

    North Grove Elementary in Sycamore recently held its Open House – Night of Giving. Parents and students donated items to the DeKalb County Animal Shel ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Somonauk-Leland-Sandwich celebrates FFA Week

    The Somonauk-Leland-Sandwich FFA in Somonauk is celebrating National FFA Week this week. This year’s theme is Go All Out! and it embraces more than 80 ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Indian Creek benefit planned

    The Indian Creek Community Concern for Children will present the 32nd annual People-for-People Auction on March 8 at Indian Creek Middle School, 425 S ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • First Congregational offers Taize sessions

    First Congregational United Church of Christ, 615 N. First St., DeKalb, invites all interested community members to participate in a series of Taize m ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Beloved Community Potluck Dinner planned

    The second Beloved Community Potluck Dinner for faith communities and interested organizations will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at First Lutheran Churc ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lent series continues at Immanuel Lutheran

    “Receive Justification” is the second sermon in the “Parables of Lent” series at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 25 at Immanuel Lutheran Church and Student Ce ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
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