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  • Chicago teachers vote to authorize strike in contract talks

    CHICAGO – Teachers in the nation’s third-largest school district announced Monday that they have overwhelming support for a strike, but several steps ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • WOW 7 theater remodeled and reopened as Cinema 7

    SANDWICH – Ninety-year-old John Kell, a life-long resident of Sandwich, remembers going to Sandwich’s State Theater during the Great Depression with h ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 1:26 am
  • Alumni take a last look inside old Waterman High School

    WATERMAN – The ghosts of Wolverines past followed alumni Friday night as they took what probably was their last look inside the old Waterman High Scho ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • D-428 board to meet today for first time since Moeller placed on leave

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 board is scheduled to hold a special meeting Tuesday, likely to pick a new interim superintendent or whittle t ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Strohacker: Discover Genoa for unique finds, eats and more

    Are you looking for something different to do this weekend? Come to Genoa for the day!If you have no ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • 1st presidential debate: Clinton, Trump battle fiercely over taxes, race, economy

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump on Monday night for keeping his personal tax retu ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Sycamore park board to vote on delaying $6M in project bonds

    SYCAMORE – The board of commissioners for the Sycamore Park District will vote on delaying the sale of $6 million in bonds during its meeting at 6 p.m ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb looks at revising city marijuana code

    DeKALB – Aldermen reached a consensus Monday that the city’s cannabis possession ordinance needs to be revised, but how much different it looks compar ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:09 pm
  • Debate Takeaways: Hillary Clinton gets under Donald Trump's skin in debate

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – Donald Trump repeatedly clashed with Hillary Clinton during Monday's first presidential debate, interrupting her and appearing agita ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:09 pm
  • Debate Night: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump set for high-stakes showdown

    WASHINGTON – After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday n ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • 9 historic preservation projects in Illinois to be honored next month

    CHICAGO – Nine historic preservation projects in Illinois will be honored next month at an awards celebration in Chicago.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • DeKalb City Council to review marijuana penalties

    DeKALB – The state recently passed laws related to possession of small amounts of marijuana and now the DeKalb City Council will look at local ordinan ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Mall shooting suspect: 'Creepy,' multiple arrests, disputes

    OAK HARBOR, Wash. – The 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy’s makeup counter had a string of run-ins with the law ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • 5 shot, 1 dead, after fight at University of Illinois campus party, police say

    CHAMPAIGN – One man was killed and four other people were wounded in a pair of shootings early Sunday, including one that happened on the University o ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • One sent to hospital after fire in DeKalb

    DeKALB – One person was injured Friday when a stove top fire caused $75,000 worth of damage to a residence on Northern Court.
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:53 pm
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