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  • NIU’s diversity officer to earn $185K

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s new chief diversity officer will earn a salary of $185,000 a year, along with several thousand more in an allo ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Officials find ‘nauseating’ smell, deteriorated conditions in downtown DeKalb building

    DeKALB – The smell is nauseating inside the vacant building at 112-118 E. Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, and the structure has deteriorated beyon ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Fire crews fight Genoa pallet blaze

    GENOA – Workers at a Genoa-area pallet company were disposing of old pallets by burning them Friday afternoon when the wind picked up the embers and t ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Photos: Law enforcement Special Olympics fundraiser

    Special Olympics fundraiser was held at Texas Roadhouse in Sycamore hosted by the DeKalb Police Department, Sycamore Police Department, NIU Police, an ...
    July 31, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Photos: Genoa Pallet Fire

    Fire crews from around DeKalb County respond to an out-of-control second-level box alarm fire when pallets burned too closely to the Cleary Pallet Sal ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:22 pm
  • Photos: DeKalb searches Otto's building downtown

    On Friday, the city of DeKalb brought in police, fire, construction consultants, building inspectors, and structural engineers to do a total assessmen ...
    July 31, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • Firefighters battle blaze at Genoa pallet business

    GENOA – A fire started by workers outside a Genoa pallet business Friday afternoon was carried by the wind and soon got out of control, requiring fire ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Hillary Clinton email disclosure slowed by security concerns

    WASHINGTON – The State Department released fewer than expected numbers of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails Friday, saying its process was slowed becaus ...
    July 31, 2015 - 1:45 pm
  • Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

    DUMA, West Bank – Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack t ...
    July 31, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • Obama to extend college aid grants to some prison inmates

    WASHINGTON – More than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell grant mo ...
    July 31, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Cecil the lion: Zimbabwe says American killer's extradition being sought

    HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot wi ...
    July 31, 2015 - 9:23 am
  • Democrats far behind GOP in raising money for '16 super PACs

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton has a message for the country's wealthiest Democrats: I need you, unfortunately.
    July 31, 2015 - 9:21 am
  • Hinckley church sets barbecue supper

    The public is invited to the annual Bar-B-Q Pork Roast and Sweet Corn Boil Supper on Aug. 8, hosted by St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Hinckley.
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • FUMC welcomes new pastors

    On behalf of the congregation at First United Methodist Church in DeKalb, Tim Paquette presents welcoming gifts to the church’s new pastors. Senior Pa ...
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Valley West volunteers recognized for service

    At the Valley West Hospital Auxiliary Annual Meeting and Spring Luncheon, held on May 13 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Somonauk, volunteers were re ...
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
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