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  • U.S. home prices rise steadily in July, lifted by higher sales

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices rose at a solid pace in July, as would-be buyers competed for a diminished supply of available housing.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 8:26 am
  • Business seeks nominations for outstanding citizen award

    Bill White’s C.A.R. Hospital Inc. is accepting nominations for its 2015 Outstanding Citizen Award, which will recognize a local citizen for their cont ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber Vew: Challenges make us better

    Is it better for the Huskies to play teams that are lesser opponents (although no coach would ever call them that) and rack up wins or play difficult ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ex-House Speaker Hastert lawyers talking possible plea deal

    CHICAGO – A possible plea agreement is being negotiated in the hush-money case of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, attorneys told a judge Mon ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Scramble to fill top jobs in House after Boehner exit

    WASHINGTON – A chaotic scramble is on to fill the top GOP jobs in the House following Speaker John Boehner’s surprise resignation. Now the same conser ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • NASA: Mars appears to have flowing water

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Mars appears to have flowing rivulets of water, at least in the summer, scientists reported Monday in a finding that boosts the ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Obama, Putin open talks on differences over Syria

    UNITED NATIONS – With a stony-faced handshake, U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday began their first formal mee ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Another View: Another housing finance system

    It has been seven years since the U.S. government took over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to prevent those two mortgage-finance giants from collapsing an ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Sept. 29 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 ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Man faces drug, weapon charges after DeKalb arrest

    SYCAMORE – A 27-year-old Aurora man remained in jail Monday facing several felony drug and weapon charges after police found several different types o ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Mountain bike stolen outside DeKalb apartments

    DeKALB – Police are seeking information in the theft of a bicycle that was stolen last week. A Glen ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Heroin dealer gets 11 years in overdose death of Malta man

    SYCAMORE – After being sentenced to 11 years in prison, a Rockford man apologized Monday to the family of a Malta man who died of a heroin overdose in ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • DeKalb County home sales drop, prices climb

    DeKALB – DeKalb County home sales declined 8.4 percent in August as the number of properties on the market fell and prices climbed, according to the l ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Genoa restaurant brings ‘big flavor’ to ‘small town’

    GENOA – Growing up with Osman and Tanya Esdrefi was like living in a restaurant.So naturally, when S ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • DeKalb City Council: Stage Coach to make theater improvements; alderman to resign

    DeKALB – Mayor John Rey announced that 7th Ward Alderman Monica O’Leary intends to resign from her seat on DeKalb’s City Council.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:11 am
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