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  • Photos: Sycamore Receives Parking Meters From Joliet

    The City of Joliet sold nearly 600 coin-operated parking meters to the City of Sycamore for $300 so that Sycamore may replace or fix any malfunctionin ...
    July 30, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Health law's nonprofit insurance co-ops awash in red ink

    WASHINGTON – Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corpor ...
    July 30, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • U.S. economy posts solid 2.3 percent growth rate in Q2

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy posted a solid rebound in the April-June quarter after a harsh winter, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recover ...
    July 30, 2015 - 8:41 am
  • Sanders local organizing event bigger than expected in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Local organizers were expecting around 20 people to attend Bernie Sander’s grassroots campaign organizing event Wednesday. But over 100 fille ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?

    SAN FRANCISCO – Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other socia ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Moderate Kirk can survive party-member criticism

    SPRINGFIELD – Political experts say U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk can survive damaging criticism from a fellow Republican fundraiser.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Ohio cop indicted in traffic-stop shooting

    CINCINNATI – A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesday on ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Rauner vetoes strike, lockout ban as union OKs extension

    CHAMPAIGN – Even as Illinois and the union that represents most of its employees agreed to a short-term deal Wednesday to keep workers on the job thro ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Court: Drug-sniffing dog fails the smell test

    CHICAGO – Lex, the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog in drug-sniffing skills.That ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:18 pm
  • Proudly DeKalb seeks to foster local pride

    DeKALB – Proudly DeKalb is a new group working to foster hometown pride in the community.The group f ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • July 30 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 ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Fundraiser urges pledges to have Sunday dinner

    DeKALB – Local residents are being encouraged to take a seat at the table – the dinner table.A new H ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Genoa continues to push for Amtrak route

    GENOA – Recent cuts to Illinois' Amtrak spending have not deterred Genoa Mayor Mark Vicary from fighting for railway routing through his city if and w ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Hogs for Dogs motorcycle run set for Sunday

    GENOA – The DeKalb County Animal Welfare League will host a motorcycle benefit run and music event Sunday. 
    July 29, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Soggy May and June have given way to dry July in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Josh Kosco’s job can be a sticky situation.The Northern Illinois University senior and inte ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you want to happen to the vacant building at First Street and Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb?
    Rehab it
    Knock it down and build new
    Whatever brings new business there quickest