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  • Supergroup Dead & Company giving away 10K tickets to show

    NEW YORK – Members of the Grateful Dead and John Mayer are giving away 10,000 free tickets to a concert next month.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Commander: Afghans requested U.S. airstrike

    WASHINGTON – Afghan forces who reported being under Taliban fire requested the U.S. airstrike that killed 22 people at a medical clinic in northern Af ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Spelling bee scheduled in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The 16th annual Spelling Bee will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Parish Activity Center at St. Mary’s Church in Sycamore.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Hospital seeks Kick Off Kid for Huskies’ homecoming game

    DeKALB – A local hospital is hosting an advertisement contest to pick the Kick Off Kid for the Northern Illinois University homecoming football game a ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Glidden Homestead, Pay-It-Forward House host fundraiser

    SYCAMORE – Glidden Homestead and Historical Center in DeKalb and Pay-It-Forward House in Sycamore are joining together for a fundraiser with Sweet Des ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Illinois Senate to get 2 new members to fill vacancies

    SPRINGFIELD – Two lawmakers are set to be sworn in to fill vacancies in the Illinois Senate.Former D ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Last month the 9th warmest September on record for Illinois

    CHICAGO – The Illinois State Water Survey says last month was the ninth warmest September on record for Illinois.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Deere says UAW members approve labor agreement

    MOLINE – Farm equipment manufacturer Deere & Co. said United Auto Workers members have approved a new six-year labor agreement that covers facilities ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • S.C. flood: Thousands without running water

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – People across South Carolina got an object lesson Monday in how you can dodge a hurricane and still get hammered.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Illinois to implement new rating system for schools, districts

    CHICAGO – Schools and school districts across Illinois will be subject to a rating system that was recently signed into law and is scheduled to launch ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Chicago police commander to go on trial for tough tactics

    CHICAGO – When a West Side neighborhood decayed into a deadly shooting gallery, the Chicago police chief said he was sending his “best guy” into the f ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Oct. 6 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 ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Fairdale seeking volunteers, donations

    FAIRDALE – Operation Rebuild is seeking help from the community to allow a family to build a new home in Oregon.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Man airlifted to Rockford after ATV accident

    KIRKLAND – Kirkland firefighters responded to the report of an ATV accident, from which a man was airlifted to the hospital Saturday.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Sycamore crash sends two to hospital

    SYCAMORE – A three-vehicle crash sent on Route 64 in Sycamore sent two people to the hospital Sunday.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:06 pm
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