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  • U.S. hiring slowed in September as global economy weakened

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers cut back sharply on hiring in September and added fewer jobs in July and August than previously thought — a sour note for ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 9:43 am
  • Floral design students tie for second at symposium

    Kishwaukee College Floral Design students Melissa Findlay, Sycamore, and Katelyn Hensley, Genoa, tied for second place in the Body Flowers competition ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Teachers hard at work

    The Sandwich School District kindergarten team spent an evening updating their new report card to align with the Common Core standards.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Faith UMC schedules ham dinner

    Faith United Methodist Church in Genoa will host a ham dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 17. The public is invited.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Estate auction to support local household essentials pantry

    The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb, 158 N. Fourth St. in DeKalb, will host a live and silent auction of antiques and artwork from 1 to 3 ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Catholic Daughters plan annual salad bar luncheon

    The Catholic Daughters of America Immaculate Conception Court 996 of St. Mary Catholic Church, DeKalb, will host its traditional Salad Bar Luncheon fr ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Farm harvest meal at Shabbona United Church of Christ

    Shabbona United Church of Christ will hold a drive-thru fall harvest meal on Tuesday. The public is invited.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KC hosts free evening of Celebration of Dance

    Kishwaukee College will host Celebration of Dance, a free evening of Hispanic dance performances by three local dance troupes. The Celebration of Danc ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Burlington church to bless animals

    Burlington Methodist Church will conduct a Blessing of the Animals at 1 p.m. Oct. 11.All members and ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Trinity Lutheran plans annual casserole supper

    Trinity Lutheran Church will host its annual Casserole Supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church at 303 S. Seventh St. in DeKalb. The public i ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • In divided London, a trendy cereal cafe targeted by protesters

    LONDON – One of London’s fastest-changing neighborhoods is echoing with the snap, crackle and pop of conflict.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Gunman opens fire at Oregon college; at least 9 killed

    ROSEBURG, Ore. – A gunman opened fire inside a classroom at a rural Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least nine people before dying in a ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Russia confounds U.S. with Syria military moves

    NEW YORK – Now, 1,506 days since the Obama administration first declared that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s “days are numbered,” he’s still there, a ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Google: What people search about 2016 candidates

    NEW YORK – Potential voters who take their curiosity about presidential candidates to Google are interested in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s age, Jeb Bush’ ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Investigator says Illinois police officer was shot with own weapon

    FOX LAKE – The Illinois police officer whose fatal shooting last month set off a massive manhunt was shot twice with his own weapon, and there were si ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:27 am
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