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  • DeKalb City Council to rule on downtown development project

    DeKALB – The City Council will rule during its Monday meeting on a rezoning request that would allow for the construction of an upscale apartment buil ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • 17th annual Gardener’s Pathway show draws crowd

    MALTA – Although Mother Nature reminded northern Illinois that it still is winter this weekend, attendees at the University of Illinois Extension Serv ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Student-run Ellington's Restaurant reopens at NIU

    DeKALB – Before Ellington’s Restaurant opens its doors for lunch, students in Chef Bryan Flower’s class are behind the scenes prepping food, setting t ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:36 am
  • Liberal activists, new DNC chief face a Trump-era reckoning

    ATLANTA – When Tom Perez stepped to the stage as the newly elected Democratic national chairman, his first official act was to invite his vanquished r ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 7:02 am
  • Gorsuch sympathizes with workers, often sides with bosses

    The case tugs at the heartstrings: A popular Kansas State University professor battles breast cancer, then leukemia. The school won't extend her six-m ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 9:38 am
  • Kansas community tries to heal from shooting; bar to reopen

    OLATHE, Kan. – In the middle of a crowded bar, Adam Purinton yelled at two Indian men to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened fire in ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 9:37 am
  • Oven fire damages Topper's Pizza in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Firefighters were called to a fire that began in the oven of a pizza restaurant Friday morning.
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Hops production program planned in Sycamore

    University of Illinois Extension is offering a new hops program this winter.“In Illinois, we’re seei ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Oak Crest honors expansion committee

    During a recent program attended by residents, families, staff and guests, Oak Crest Board President Brian Scholle acknowledged the efforts of the Exp ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • KRSA planning 'Spring Forward for Accessibility' fundraiser

    The Kishwaukee Special Recreation Association will host its “Spring Forward for Accessibility" fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. March 10 at the Hopkins Pa ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Castle Club sponsors St. Patrick’s Day celebration

    Members of First National Bank’s Castle Club are planning a trip to the Jacob Henry Mansion in Joliet on March 15 for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration.
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Tickets available for Bunco for Breast Cancer in Genoa

    The Genoa Community Women’s Club will host its 10th annual Bunco for Breast Cancer event at 6 p.m. April 8 at the Genoa Veterans Home in Genoa.
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee College offers The Complete Workout classes

    The Kishwaukee College Continuing Education department is offering The Complete Workout exercise/workout class for adults at Indian Creek schools begi ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Pumpkin Fest committee members announced

    SYCAMORE – New members for the 2017 Pumpkin Fest Committee have been announced.The committee is comp ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • Trump tower opens in Vancouver but the welcome isn’t warm

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The furies unleashed by Donald Trump’s rise to the U.S. presidency are shaking Vancouver, where a gleaming new Trump Int ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:03 am
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