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  • Jury finds DeKalb man guilty in child sex assault case

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man faces at least 54 years in prison after being convicted of nine counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child involvi ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Sandwich church to serve Salad Luncheon

    The annual Salad Luncheon at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 2465 W. Sandwich Road, in Sandwich will be Thursday, Sept. 29, in the dining hall.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Winners named in Somonauk Library's 'Read for the Win' program

    The 2016 Summer Reading Program, “Read for the Win,” has come to a successful close at the Somonaul Public Library.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • $5,000 in scholarships awarded to young swine producers

    The Superior Young Producer Award program rewards 4-H and FFA members who excel in their knowledge of the livestock industry in five specific species, ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Navy veteran honored

    Navy veteran John Kell of Sandwich received a certificate of appreciation from La Societe des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chavaux. Kell was honored for hi ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Mathlete of the Month named

    Adrianna Pellegrini, an eighth-grader at Sycamore Middle School, was named Mathnasium’s August Mathlete of the Month. Pellegrini earned the nomination ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Catholic Daughters plan salad bar luncheon

    Catholic Daughters of America Immaculate Conception Court 996 of St. Mary Catholic Church, DeKalb, will host its traditional salad bar luncheon from 1 ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Congregation Beth Shalom to host High Holy Day services

    Services for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, will again be offered by Congregation Beth Shalom in DeKalb, ser ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb’s First Baptist Church women to meet new pastor’s wife

    The Fall Friendship Coffee is scheduled for Saturday at First Baptist Church in DeKalb. The group will gather at 9 a.m. for a light breakfast and fell ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 911 service restored countywide

    DEKALB – The county’s 911 system was restored to its full functionality just before 8 a.m. Thursday, bringing to a close the longest system outage in ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Kerry admits Syria diplomacy at impasse

    NEW YORK – The U.S. and Russia ended any pretenses Thursday of their cease-fire for Syria remaining in force after days of increased violence and the ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Trump debate challenge: Keeping his cool if Clinton attacks

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump’s advisers are urging him to keep his cool during next week’s presidential debate and resist attempts by Hillary Clinton to ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Tulsa officer charged in man’s death

    TULSA, Okla. – Prosecutors charged a white Oklahoma police officer with first-degree manslaughter Thursday, less than a week after she fatally shot an ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Illinois Executive Mansion work to follow funding rules

    SPRINGFIELD – An agreement shows that a privately funded renovation of the Illinois Executive Mansion in Springfield will follow wage and bidding rule ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Emanuel details mentoring, police in crime speech

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a $36 million mentoring initiative for thousands of youths from high-crime neighborhoods and asked for ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:55 pm
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