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  • Miguel brothers perform classics, jazz

    DeKalb natives Nick and Jeff Miguel will take the stage in musical performances on May 2 and 3 in Iowa City, Iowa.
    April 24, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • Buy tickets now for drive-thru dinner

    St. George Greek Orthodox Church in DeKalb will host its sixth annual Drive-thru Greek Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
    April 24, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Loans available for U of I students

    The Elmberg Student Loan Program offers student loans to this year’s DeKalb County high school graduates or former graduates who are planning to atten ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Lobster Boil funds distributed to charities

    The Lobster Boil at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in DeKalb has been a tradition since 1967.This fundr ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Sycamore names Illinois State Scholars

    Forty-five Sycamore High School seniors have been named Illinois State Scholars.Illinois State Schol ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • Applications available for masters scholarship

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation is accepting applications for a scholarship for masters level or post-undergraduate education. The Spinoso Mast ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • More than 12 hurt as stage collapses at Indiana high school

    WESTFIELD, Ind. – More than a dozen students suffered minor injuries after a stage filled with students collapsed during a musical performance at a ce ...
    April 24, 2015 - 8:25 am
  • Lynch gets approved as attorney general

    WASHINGTON – Loretta Lynch won confirmation as the nation’s first black female attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more th ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Lawyer says fatally injured arrestee lacked belt

    BALTIMORE – No video captured what happened to Freddie Gray inside the police van where officers heaved him into a metal compartment after pinning him ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Biden addresses sex assault prevention at U of I

    URBANA – Vice President Joe Biden brought the White House campaign to reduce college sexual assaults to the University of Illinois on Thursday, urging ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Catholics celebrate life of Cardinal George

    CHICAGO – Cardinal Francis George was remembered Thursday as a man of deep faith, intellect and compassion as Catholics said their final goodbyes to t ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • State lawmakers fast-track OKs for Obama, Lucas museums

    SPRINGFIELD – With fast-track votes, Illinois lawmakers pushed through legislation Thursday to ensure that Chicago can use public park land as a poten ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Services for homeless, rape victims cuts disclosed by Rauner

    SPRINGFIELD – Services for domestic violence victims, homeless young people and rape victims are among those facing cuts as Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • New DNA codes for mammoths: Step toward bringing them back?

    NEW YORK – Scientists are getting their best look yet at the DNA code for the woolly mammoth, thanks to work that could be a step toward bringing back ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Information sought about vehicle vandalism

    MAPLE PARK – Crime Stoppers is seeking information about vandalism that occurred to a vehicle parked in the driveway of a Maple Park residence.
    April 23, 2015 - 10:25 pm
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