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  • Genoa Lions Club presents Citizens of the Year

    The Genoa Lions Club hosted the 12 recipients of the Genoa-Kingston Schools Citizen of the Year Award on April 20.
    May 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Afeni Shakur, mother of rapper Tupac Shakur, dies

    SAN FRANCISCO – Afeni Shakur, the former Black Panther who inspired the work of her son, rap icon Tupac Shakur, and fostered his legacy for decades af ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Navy SEAL killed in Iraq was close to disgraced grandfather

    PHOENIX – The Navy SEAL killed in Iraq on Tuesday was identified as Charlie Keating IV, a former Phoenix high school star distance runner and the gran ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Illinois Democrats weighing higher taxes for the wealthy

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Democrats delayed a measure to tax millionaires at higher rates if voters approved the plan in November.
    May 3, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Ted Cruz ends his bid for Republican presidential nomination

    INDIANAPOLIS – Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump's march to the Republic ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • May 4 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 3, 2016 - 10:23 pm
  • Sycamore engineer asks to reduce speed limit on Prairie Drive

    SYCAMORE – The city’s Building and Engineering Department has asked to reduce the speed limit on Prairie Drive in the Sycamore Prairie Industrial Park ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:22 pm
  • DeKalb County plans reservation-only TV collection event

    DeKALB – DeKalb County officials have organized another cathode-ray tube TV recycling collection, and this time, they have structured it so that peopl ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren speaks with constituents in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Ill., met with constituents Tuesday at Shawn’s in Sycamore to discuss concerns and get up to speed on the DeKal ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Christ Community Church to build $7.3M church near DeKalb High School

    DeKALB – Christ Community Church recently started work at the congregation’s new DeKalb campus on a 12-acre site off Dresser Road between DeKalb High ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:19 pm
  • Give Local DeKalb County day of giving to extend into Wednesday

    DeKALB – After credit card processing issues hampered online donations nationwide, the Give Local DeKalb County campaign has been extended to 5 p.m. W ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Chicago Public Schools: Students can access bathrooms by 'gender identity'

    CHICAGO – The nation's third-largest school district has outlined new rules allowing students access to bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond to ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:19 pm
  • Illinois House likely to vote today on graduated income tax

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Democrats who want the state to tax millionaires at higher rates plan to take up a measure that would ultimately let vote ...
    May 3, 2016 - 6:55 am
  • Defense Secretary Carter: American killed in combat in Iraq

    STUTTGART, Germany – Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that an American serviceman has been killed near Irbil in Iraq.
    May 3, 2016 - 6:51 am
  • Farm credit organizations pledge $300,000 to FARM Illinois

    Four farm credit organizations are pledging three years of support for an initiative dedicated to developing a plan to enable Illinois to become a lea ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

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