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  • DeKalb coffee shop works to inspire local kids

    DeKALB – Jeff Foster is on a mission to inspire DeKalb County’s youth one cup of coffee at a time. ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 5:43 pm
  • No one hurt in apartment fire in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Residents had to be evacuated from an apartment building Saturday after an early-morning fire broke out in an entryway, the DeKalb Fire Depar ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Crash near Sycamore sends 2 people to hospital

    SYCAMORE – A two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon near Sycamore sent two people to the hospital.Kathle ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Fair workers paid $1.5M for last year’s event

    SPRINGFIELD – The stopgap budget that’s keeping Illinois finances flowing has helped this year’s Illinois State Fair workers after many were left unpa ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Teachers union, D-428 to vote on tentative agreement this week

    DeKALB – While members of both the teachers union and the DeKalb School District 428 Board believe a strike is unlikely after a tentative deal was rea ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Plans for propane distribution facility draw concerns

    SYCAMORE – Residents have raised safety concerns about a Morris-based company’s proposal to build a propane distribution facility at the northeast cor ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Sycamore to host Ribs, Rhythm & Brews Fest

    SYCAMORE – There will be more ribs, more beer, more space and more music at this year’s Sycamore Ribs Rhythm & Brews Fest.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • The House Cafe, a downtown DeKalb staple, closes

    DeKALB – The House Cafe – a coffeehouse, restaurant, art gallery and concert venue at 263 E. Lincoln Highway in DeKalb – has closed.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Genoa-Kingston kicks off new school year with new teacher, new technology plans

    GENOA – The first day of the new school year started just before 8 a.m. Monday at Genoa-Kingston High School, and in addition to welcoming hundreds of ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Rudy Giuliani appears to briefly forget 9/11 at speech backing Donald Trump

    NEW YORK – Rudolph Giuliani, promoting Donald Trump's national security plan, said Monday that in the "eight years before (President Barack) Obama cam ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Fact Check: Donald Trump gets his Mideast history wrong

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump on Monday painted the Middle East as an oasis of stability before Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, arguing th ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • NASA: July 2016 was Earth's hottest in recorded history

    WASHINGTON – NASA calculates that Earth just broiled to its hottest month in recorded history.Even a ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 3:50 pm
  • VP Joe Biden: Donald Trump is 'thoroughly unqualified' for presidency

    SCRANTON, Pa. – Vice President Joe Biden assailed Donald Trump's ability to lead America at home and abroad on Monday, branding him as indifferent to ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 3:24 pm
  • Milwaukee leaders blame outsiders for violence

    MILWAUKEE – City leaders blamed outside agitators Monday after a second straight night of violence wracked Milwaukee's mostly black north side in prot ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 1:13 pm
  • Police: Man shot in Milwaukee had a gun in his hand

    MILWAUKEE – The black man whose killing by police touched off rioting in Milwaukee was shot by a black officer after turning toward him with a gun in ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 12:10 am
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