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  • DeKalb County legislators oppose state bill boosting caregivers' minimum wage

    DeKALB – A plan to boost some caregivers’ minimum wage to $15 an hour would do more harm than good to them and the clients they aid, local legislators ...
    May 20, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • 'Cop on a Rooftop' event raises thousands for Special Olympics Illinois

    DeKALB – Officers piled into, and on top of, the DeKalb Dunkin’ Donuts on Friday to get their hands on something local police love – donations for the ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • 'Zion's Song': St. Mary third-graders write, perform song for late classmate

    DeKALB – Veronica Origel hadn’t planned on watching the St. Mary School spring concert, where her son would have sung about ocean life alongside his c ...
    May 20, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • DeKalb County woman dies in lawnmower accident

    DeKALB – A DeKalb County woman died Friday morning after a lawn mower accident, authorities said.Acc ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Bernie Sanders campaign down to less than $6 million in cash

    WASHINGTON – Bernie Sanders' campaign had less than $6 million at the start of May, a critical cash shortage as he makes an admittedly tough final pla ...
    May 20, 2016 - 4:58 pm
  • Food nutrition labels are about to change: Here's what's new

    WASHINGTON – A new look is coming to Nutrition Facts labels on food packages, with more attention to calorie counts and added sugars. And no longer wi ...
    May 20, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Donald Trump gets endorsement of National Rifle Association

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Donald Trump on Friday slammed Hillary Clinton as "heartless" for backing restrictions on gun ownership that he said would leave Ame ...
    May 20, 2016 - 2:42 pm
  • Mary Todd Lincoln funeral ledger found in Illinois capital

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – An itemized list believed to be from former first lady Mary Todd Lincoln's funeral has resurfaced after two of the oldest funeral h ...
    May 20, 2016 - 2:05 pm
  • Video: DeKalb Police raise money in Friday's Cop on a Rooftop

    DeKalb Police raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics Torch Run by sitting on top of the DeKalb Dunkin' Donuts.
    May 20, 2016 - 1:48 pm
  • U.S. home sales growth driven mostly by Midwest

    WASHINGTON – Midwestern homebuyers helped spark a national increase in real estate sales during April, a sign that demand for housing remains steady d ...
    May 20, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • Video: Sycamore Police soliciting donations at Cop on a Rooftop at Dunkin' Donuts

    The Sycamore Police Department is a part of Cop on a Rooftop on Friday at the Sycamore Dunkin' Donuts, 1840 DeKalb Ave.
    May 20, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Beth Fowler dancers awarded first place at competition

    The Beth Fowler School of Dance Performing Group recently competed in the Rainbow National Dance Competition in Milwaukee, which included 381 teams.
    May 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Trinity Lutheran to host spaghetti dinner fundraiser

    The members of Trinity Lutheran Church, 303 S. Seventh St. in DeKalb, will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser and silent auction from 4:30 to 7 p.m. J ...
    May 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Jazz and dance program to take place at Clinton Rosette

    "America’s Gift to the World: Jazz and Dance" will be the subject of Just Make It Happen's Artist in Residence music education program to be Monday, M ...
    May 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Catholic Daughters name education contest winners

    The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court of Immaculate Conception 996 again participated in the organization’s National Education Contest.
    May 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
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