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  • CrimeStoppers seeks tips on Sycamore burglary, theft from Kish College

    CrimeStoppers is seeking tips about a couple of local crimes that occurred in late April, one a burglary in Sycamore and one a theft at Kishwaukee Col ...
    May 5, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars

    WASHINGTON – Vape away.Increasingly popular e-cigarettes and cigar varieties could be exempt from ne ...
    May 5, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Ted Cruz's long White House run could mean newfound GOP clout

    AUSTIN, Texas – In finishing the Republican presidential race well ahead of Donald Trump's other rivals, Ted Cruz is likely to be a leading GOP voice ...
    May 5, 2016 - 8:25 am
  • Registration open for NIU Community School summer sessions

    The NIU Community School of the Arts offers a variety of programs for children and adults. Music classes, ensembles, private lessons, chamber music wo ...
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Indian Valley Theatre sets auditions for ‘Always a Bridesmaid’

    Indian Valley Theatre will hold auditions for its next show, “Always a Bridesmaid” from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 21, and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 23, ...
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Wooden Box Theater to present Beatles Nite

    The Ellwood House Visitor Center in DeKalb will host Wooden Box Theater as they present a live event that will join theatrical performers, fashion mod ...
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • New federal rule would permit thousands of eagle deaths

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is revising a federal rule that allows wind-energy companies to operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years, ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Trump's open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump’s last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump’s remarkab ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • U.S. declares Aleppo cease-fire; Syria: only for 48 hours

    DAMASCUS, Syria – Sporadic violence persisted in Aleppo on Wednesday as U.S. officials announced an agreement had been reached with Russia to extend S ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Obama tells Flint residents, 'I've got your back'

    FLINT, Mich. – Sipping filtered city water to show it's again drinkable, President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to ride herd on leaders at all leve ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • May 5 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 5, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Custom Aluminum cited for safety violations

    The federal government blames an Elgin-based company, with a location in Genoa, for having poor safety protocols at the time of an incident that cost ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Police arrest Chicago man with marijuana in vehicle

    SYCAMORE – A Chicago man posted bond and was released from jail Wednesday after police said they found nearly 2 ounces of marijuana in his vehicle.
    May 5, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Sycamore City Council tables decision on annexation agreement

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council will vote May 16 on an annexation agreement that would allow residential development in a 300-acre rural area nor ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • NIU issues Program Prioritization task force reports

    DeKALB – Recommendations from a program self-assessment report Northern Illinois University issued Monday have some faculty concerned and left leaders ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:00 am
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