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  • Department of Defense honors Pritchard

    The Department of Defense recently recognized state Rep. Bob Pritchard, R-Hinckley, for his leadership in public policy changes that positively impact ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Lions presentation

    At the Sycamore Lions Nov. 11 meeting, David Kuhn presented an inspirational message. Kuhn was involved in a highway accident with a drunk driver at a ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reporter mocked by Trump says the 2 knew each other well

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump said he couldn’t have been making fun of a reporter’s disability because he doesn’t know the man. Not so, says the reporter.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Supreme Court justice blocks Native Hawaiian vote count

    HONOLULU – A U.S. Supreme Court justice on Friday issued a temporary stay blocking the counting of votes in an election that would be a significant st ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Super Bowl of shopping is more like a scrimmage

    NEW YORK – The annual ritual of Black Friday, as we know it, is over.Gone are the throngs of frenzie ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • France honors attack victims in city subdued by mourning

    PARIS – A subdued France paid homage Friday to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning, honoring each of the ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Strikes on IS city, focus of international campaign, kill 8

    BEIRUT – A new wave of airstrikes targeting the Syrian city of Raqqa, the headquarters of the extremist Islamic State group and the focus of an intern ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • After Paris, U.S. political shift on privacy vs. security

    WASHINGTON – The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government’s post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Local free community college plans may be template for U.S.

    CHICAGO – An economic engine. A jumpstart for lower-income students. A partnership with businesses to groom a workforce. The idea of free community co ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Police: Gang members targeted 9-year-old boy shot in alley

    CHICAGO – A Chicago man was charged with first-degree murder Friday in connection with the slaying of a 9-year-old boy who police say was lured from a ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Protest over Chicago teen's shooting ties up retail district

    CHICAGO – Hundreds of protesters blocked store entrances and shut down traffic in Chicago’s ritziest shopping district on Black Friday to draw attenti ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Fundraiser planned for Hiawatha student fighting brain cancer

    KIRKLAND – Summer vacation is the time of year that high school students relax and enjoy themselves, making memories they will never forget. Hiawatha ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Illinois treasurer to hold online auction of valuables

    State Treasurer Michael Frerichs’ office will sell off more than 8,000 items of unclaimed property in an online auction beginning Monday.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • ‘Operation Warm DeKalb’ sees success from chili cook-off event

    DeKALB – Local firefighters and teachers raised around $3,800 with their chili cook-off event Sunday, enough to buy winter coats for even more local c ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Nonprofits gear up for Giving Tuesday campaign in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – DeKalb County nonprofits are gearing up for Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a national ca ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Reader Poll

    Which of these days is best to do holiday shopping?
    Thanksgiving night
    Black Friday
    Cyber Monday
    Christmas Eve