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  • Sweet corn available at DeKalb County area farm stands

    DeKALB – Gus Rogers has driven past many sweet corn signs on his way to and from work, but just stopped Monday afternoon to fill a bag with ears.
    July 22, 2014 - 5:25 pm
  • Small town police may not be able to afford higher DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office dispatch fees

    SYCAMORE – Small town police departments are concerned about the possibility that the cost of DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office dispatch services will ri ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Rauner keeps up push for Illinois term limits

    CHICAGO – Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner kept up his drumbeat for Illinois term limits, saying Monday that “voters deserve a voice” o ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

    HRABOVE, Ukraine – Bowing to international pressure Monday, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • July 21 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 ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Afghan vet who fought wounded gets Medal of Honor

    WASHINGTON – Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Study: Beef produces more environmental damage than pork, poultry

    WASHINGTON – Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new stu ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Gaza death toll rises as truce effort intensifies

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – A high-level attempt by the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state to end deadly Israel-Hamas fighting was off to a rough ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Gay, transgender workers gain U.S. bias protection

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal government or f ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Report: Retaliation by supervisors common at VA

    WASHINGTON – A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Americans from Texas, California killed in Gaza

    Max Steinberg and Nissim Sean Carmeli grew up in America and had a passion for Israel.Their love of ...
    July 21, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Regional Education Office consolidation not easy

    SPRINGFIELD – With 11 months to go until deadline, Illinois officials are still working out the details of upcoming mergers of Regional Offices of Edu ...
    July 21, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Chamber View: Sycamore Turning Back Time this weekend

    The 1950s are making a comeback in Sycamore during Turning Back Time Weekend from Friday through Sunday. Hop into your vintage ride and cruise over to ...
    July 21, 2014 - 8:51 pm
  • DeKalb leaders considering e-cigarette rules

    DeKALB – DeKalb city officials are researching rules that could regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes and where people can use them.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • Kinzinger to hold office hours in Genoa

    GENOA – Staff from U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger's office will be in Genoa on Thursday to answer questions from constituents.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:38 pm
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