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  • Boris Johnson says UK told Donald Trump that Russia was behind hacking

    LONDON – Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Britain told U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and his team that Russia "is up to all sorts of very dirt ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 9:20 am
  • Cassandra West Photography opens; Precious Ore What relocates

    The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce recently attended ribbon-cuttings for Cassandra West Photography and Precious Ore What. The Chamber also hosted ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • First Midwest Bancorp Inc. to move headquarters to Chicago

    First Midwest Bancorp Inc., the parent company of First Midwest Bank, announced the company is moving its corporate headquarters to Chicago’s O’Hare c ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Strohacker: An exciting new year at the Genoa Area Chamber

    It is an exciting time to be a member of the Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce. We are always creating ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Harriet Tubman National Historical Park becomes reality

    AUBURN, N.Y. – New York lawmakers and federal parks officials are gathering in Washington, D.C. to formally establish the Harriet Tubman National Hist ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:55 am
  • Judge to sentence man for plotting to join terror group

    CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. – Was he a dedicated Islamic radical who proudly proclaimed his commitment to jihad, unaware his words were secretly being recorde ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:53 am
  • Palestinians await Israeli outpost's evacuation

    SILWAD, West Bank – Maryam Abdel-Kareem gazed longingly onto the plot of West Bank land she inherited from her father. Once planted with tomatoes, cuc ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:48 am
  • Fans mourn death of California's famous 'drive-thru' sequoia

    ARNOLD, Calif. – Joyce Brown was 12 when her parents first took her to visit the "drive-thru tree," a giant sequoia in California famous for a car-siz ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • DeKalb City Council OK's consultant for Public Works assessments

    DeKALB – The City Council approved the Public Works Department’s request for proposal to hire a consulting firm to help assess maintenance for city-ow ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • Sycamore Fire Department receives grant for investigation equipment

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Fire Department received a $1,000 grant to buy fire investigation equipment through the Allstate Foundation 2016 Helping Hands ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • Johnson Controls in Sycamore transitions to spin-off company

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore office for Johnson Controls is now part of the company’s spin-off entity called Adient that supplies automotive seating and in ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • Watson and Clemson dethrone top-ranked Alabama

    TAMPA, Fla. – College football's first national championship rematch was even better than the original, with an incredible twist at the end.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Sycamore couple plans to open home decorating store

    SYCAMORE – A home decorating and furniture store could fill a long-standing vacancy in downtown Sycamore.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:35 am
  • Two face charges in DeKalb cocaine bust

    DeKALB – A man and woman face felony drug charges for trying to sell cocaine near the Northern Illinois University campus in DeKalb.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Pritchard calls for public pressure as schools, agencies face more uncertainty with no state budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Members of Illinois’ 100th General Assembly will be sworn in Wednesday and tasked with a job that lawmakers have been unable to accompli ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:06 am
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