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  • Timeline of the career of ex-U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert

    CHICAGO – A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentif ...
    May 29, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • U.S. economy shrank at 0.7 percent rate in first quarter

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy went into reverse in the first three months of this year as a severe winter and a widening trade deficit took a harsher ...
    May 29, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • KC holds annual Student Awards Day

    Kishwaukee College honored students for excellence in the classroom and in the campus community on April 7 at Student Awards Day in Jenkins Auditorium ...
    May 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • SHS Prom Court

    The 2015 Sycamore High School Prom Court is pictured. In the front row (from left) are Daniel Hein, Eric Aurand, Jake Bjork, Ben Van Wienen, Noah Dosi ...
    May 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Holley receives Northern Rehab annual scholarship

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists presented its annual 2015 Sports and Health Scholarship to Marcus Holley.
    May 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sue Lyon Book Sale set for June 4-6

    The annual Sue Lyon Book Sale will take place June 4-6 at Federated Church in Sycamore.Used books wi ...
    May 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Time change for St. John Lutheran

    Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod) will hold only one Sunday service during June, July and August. The service will be at 9:15 a ...
    May 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Bethlehem to install new pastor

    Elizabeth Mascal will be installed as pastor at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church in DeKalb on Sunday.
    May 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • CDC investigating error that caused live anthrax shipments

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army’s top general said Thursday that human error probably was not a factor in the Army’s mistaken shipment of live anthrax samp ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Storms ease in Texas, but runoff could mean more flooding

    HOUSTON – Although the deadly thunderstorms that lashed much of Texas have tapered off, many cities were still in danger of flooding Thursday as heavy ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • April jobless rates fall in all Illinois metro areas

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment fell in every metro area in the state in April. It was the 14th consecutive ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • May 29 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 29, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Effort to expand Illinois gambling likely pushed into summer

    SPRINGFIELD – An effort to generate much-needed revenue for Chicago and Illinois by opening a city-owned casino and expanding gambling elsewhere could ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Chicago-area man pleads guilty to air-traffic facility fire

    CHICAGO – A suburban contractor pleaded guilty Thursday to setting a fire at a Chicago-area radar facility in September that forced the cancellation o ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Bill would change procurement rules for public universties, including NIU

    DeKALB – State Rep. Mark Batinick has filed a house bill that he said will allow Illinois public universities to save up to $100 million in annual cos ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:39 am
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