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  • Residents support teen who received heart transplant at Rock and Ride

    Ricky De La Cruz is not very different from other teenagers. He loves TV, friends and running. “Ric ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Postcards of DeKalb give residents a snapshot look at the county's past

    DeKalb County residents took a step back in time and saw how much the area has changed, thanks to an impressive collection of postcards dating back to ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • President Obama: Donald Trump's NATO comments show 'lack of preparedness'

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says that GOP nominee Donald Trump's recent suggestion that the U.S. might not come to the defense of NATO allies ...
    July 24, 2016 - 8:31 am
  • Political scandals linger as Philadelphia readies for Democratic convention

    PHILADELPHIA – The streets are freshly swept, the hotel rooms are pristine, the party invitations have gone out and extra police patrols are assigned.
    July 24, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Hacked emails show Democratic party hostility to Bernie Sanders

    WASHINGTON – A cache of more than 19,000 emails from Democratic party officials, leaked in advance of Hillary Clinton's nomination at the party's conv ...
    July 24, 2016 - 8:29 am
  • AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws

    Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also ar ...
    July 23, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Barb City Manor fund receives donation

    Friends of Barb City Manor Treasurer Olive Martha recently presented a check for $700 to Barb City Manor Administrator Maureen Gerrity for the Residen ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Somonauk receives defibrillator for park

    The village of Somonauk is the recipient of an automated external defibrillator through the Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Quilt Project.
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Lions induct officers

    The Genoa Lions Club recently installed officers for the 2016-2017 year. Past District Gov. Jim Kloepping was at the meeting to install the officers a ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Prindi’s Antique Mall donating to FVOAS through July sales

    Prindi’s Antique Mall, at 2 E. Railroad St. in Sandwich, is donating 10 percent of all store sales on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the month of July ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Foundation plans Mid Summer Showdown

    Join the Somonauk Education Foundation on Saturday for the first Mid Summer Showdown at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. There will be entertainment and even ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Wedding Revue enjoyed at Oak Crest

    Residents, volunteers, employees and guests of the DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest recently participated in a “Wedding Revue.”
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bread and Roses donates to Safe Passage

    Safe Passage Executive Director Mary Ellen Schaid and board member Lois Self recently accepted a gift of $1,100 from Bread and Roses member Jan Vander ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Take your backyard chicken skills to the next level

    Backyard chickens have become popular enough that most of us are acquainted with at least one "hen-thusiast."
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU hosts annual Family Fun Day

    Brigham Field was alive with football Friday, but not everyone on the turf was a Division I athlete.
    July 23, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you send postcards to people when you travel?
    Yes, it's fun
    Used to, but now just text photos
    Never saw the point