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  • DeKalb City Clerk Liz Peerboom shares resignation email

    DeKalb City Clerk Liz Peerboom sent Mayor John Rey the following email Friday to resign from her office, effective immediately:
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:04 am
  • Oncken declines committee’s top spot

    DeKALB – Police will be looking for drunk drivers and cars driving erratically this weekend during a roadside safety check.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • DeKalb City Clerk resigns via email

    DeKALB – DeKalb City Clerk Liz Peerboom resigned Friday in an emotional email to Mayor John Rey, questioning whether city leaders respected her office ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Farm accidents increase in Ill.

    PEORIA – Farming claimed the lives of 21 people in Illinois from July 2013 through June, nearly double the number of deaths during the same period a y ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • NIU’s Anthropology Museum receives grant

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s Anthropology Museum recently received its second federal grant in nine months, according to a news release.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Twitter parody raises questions about free speech, online satire

    CHICAGO – Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredo ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Astronauts get 3-D printer at space station

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space.NASA is sending a 3-D printer ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Islamic State plot in Australia raises questions

    CANBERRA, Australia – The Islamic State plot to carry out random beheadings in Sydney alleged by police is a simple and barbaric scheme that has shake ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Quinn: No ‘Plan B’ before court rules on pension plan

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan to solve Illinois’ pension crisis despite urgent financial ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Ambush suspect could be aided by dense woods

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. – He could be anywhere. Crouching behind boulders the size of tractor trailers, as one outdoorsman put it. Concealing himself in a ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • France joins U.S. airstrikes targeting Islamic State

    PARIS – France is back at America’s side in conducting military strikes in Iraq.More than a decade a ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Sierra Leone begins 3-day lockdown

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African co ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Waste Management settles lawsuit in Cortland Elementary School incident

    CORTLAND – The lawsuit the Illinois Attorney General’s Office filed after about 60 students and staff at Cortland Elementary School were sickened by a ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Oncken declines committee chairman position

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board's law and justice committee has a new chairman after Riley Oncken declined his appointment to the position.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Plan to restore Annie Glidden house in NIU’s hands

    DeKALB – Members of a local group trying to save the DeKalb farmhouse where Annie Glidden once lived hope to receive a response from Northern Illinois ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 12:14 am
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