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  • Nebraska hospital: Surgeon with Ebola, Martin Salia, has died

    OMAHA, Neb. – A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospita ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 9:49 am
  • U.S. factory output increases 0.2 pct in October

    WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturing output grew modestly in October, as autoworkers churned out fewer cars and trucks.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • Study suggests genetic link for male homosexuality

    CHICAGO – A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men's chances of being homosexual, but the results aren't strong enough ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 8:27 am
  • Legislators predict an uneventful veto session

    SPRINGFIELD – Local lawmakers are predicting quiet on the Springfield front when it reconvenes later this week in the months before the January sweari ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Face of FFA evolving

    MALTA – Before Katie Arndt joined FFA she felt belittled by students who didn’t understand her life growing up on a pig farm in Malta.
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Video: Islamic State group beheads U.S. aid worker

    BEIRUT – The Islamic State group released a video Sunday of a masked militant standing over a severed head it claimed was Peter Kassig, a former U.S. ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • Neb. panel may hold sway over pipeline

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Congress is suddenly scrambling to vote on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, but the fate of the oft-delayed $5.4 billion project could st ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Proposal calls for ‘historical racing’ machines

    SPRINGFIELD – A Republican lawmaker from southwest Illinois has proposed a plan allowing betting on old races as a way to boost the horse racing indus ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Adams Township neutral on question of marijuana facility

    LELAND – Could marijuana put Leland on the map?Residents and community leaders attended an Adams Tow ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:34 pm
  • Nov. 16 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 ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:39 pm
  • Illinois lawmakers refocus on state school funding formula

    SPRINGFIELD – With the November election behind them and a new Republican governor stepping in, Illinois lawmakers are preparing to once again take up ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • DeKalb Public Works continues leaf collection

    DeKALB – DeKalb’s Department of Public Works will continue its annual loose leaf collection through Nov. 26.
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Drivers urged to use caution in snowy weather

    DeKALB – Authorities are reminding residents to use caution while driving in snowy conditions after a few minor car accidents took place over the week ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • The Federated Church of Sycamore hosts Thanksgiving meal

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb resident Kim Foster had a lot to be thankful for Sunday before she shared a Thanksgiving meal with her family at her Sycamore church ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:39 pm
  • Top U.S. general in Iraq to assess anti-IS campaign

    BAGHDAD – America’s top military leader arrived in Iraq on Saturday on a previously unannounced visit, his first since a U.S.-led coalition began laun ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 11:16 pm
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