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  • Local school districts’ test scores largely beat average

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 Superintendent Doug Moeller is already looking ahead to the next school year as officials prepare for revamping st ...
    NEW: Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • A farewell fete

    DeKALB – When Bill Nicklas first came to Northern Illinois University after being hired as an associate vice president in 2011, he wasn’t sure how he’ ...
    NEW: Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • DeKalb County Clerk hopefuls vie for votes

    SYCAMORE – Both candidates for DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder have held elected office before and are both looking to be elected as the county’s rec ...
    NEW: Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Photos: DeKalb on to Round 2 with 21-20 win over Marmion Academy

    Images from the first round of playoffs on Friday night. ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Winds cause corn crib fire in Malta

    MALTA – Strong wind knocked down a power line about 8:45 a.m. Friday, sparking a fire that destroyed an old corn crib, DeKalb County Sheriff Chief Dep ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:26 pm
  • Hultgren, Anderson emphasize voter turnout

    Congressional District 14 candidates Randy Hultgren and Dennis Anderson have very different political philosophies, but they agree on one message they ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Witness: Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket explodes in California desert

    MOJAVE, Calif. – A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded Friday during a test flight, killing a pilot aboard and seriously injuring another wh ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • DeKalb County Board District 9 candidates discuss spending, enterprise zone

    DeKALB – In the last few days before Election Day, DeKalb County Board District 9 candidates say they are both knocking on constituents' doors, but wi ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo fails doping test

    STELLENBOSCH, South Africa – Leading female marathoner Rita Jeptoo of Kenya failed a doping test a few weeks before winning her second consecutive Chi ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • Mark Goldstein, pilot in Kansas small plane crash, identified

    WICHITA, Kan. – The bodies of four people who died when a small plane crashed into a flight training facility at a Kansas airport remained at the site ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • Gas falling under $3 nationwide: What to know

    NEW YORK – The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and speci ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Maine judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse Kaci Hickox

    FORT KENT, Maine – A Maine judge on Friday rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a state ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • U.S. consumer spending down 0.2 percent in September

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer cut spending in September for the first time in eight months, as incomes grew at the slowest pace this year. The figures un ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 9:22 am
  • Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays

    MOSCOW – Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week, officia ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 9:01 am
  • Champaign veteran Mikal Washington gets 10 years for 2012 shooting

    CHAMPAIGN – A Champaign military veteran who experts say suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder when he shot his wife has been sentenced to 10 y ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 8:49 am
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