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  • Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies

    LOS ANGELES – Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spoc ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • What color is the dress?

    It's the dress that's beating the Internet black and blue. Or should that be gold and white?Friends ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • UK spies face questions about failure to stop 'Jihadi John'

    LONDON – Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday that Britain's intelligence services do a good job and make "incredibly difficult judgments," after ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • 8 shot to death, including gunman, in Missouri rampage

    TYRONE, Mo. – A gunman killed seven people and wounded an eighth person in an overnight house-to-house rampage in a small Missouri town before apparen ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Child screening offered in Somonauk

    Somonauk School District 432 will offer free screenings to children ages 3 to 5 that reside in the Somonauk School District. Parents are urged to take ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • Registration scheduled for kindergarten

    Somonauk School District 432 will host kindergarten registration for the 2015-16 school year from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Melissa Ackerman Cafeteria at ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • DeKalb County Sheriff to award 2 scholarships

    The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association will award more than $53,000 in college scholarships throughout the state of Illinois to students wishing to pursue ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • H-BR a finalist in school spirit contest

    HINCKLEY – Hunter Seierstad is going to make the time he spends in a royal crown and robe mean something.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:12 am
  • Cabin Fever dinner set in Hinckley

    St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Hinckley will hold a Cabin Fever drive-through dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. March 7.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:08 am
  • Speaker to give French Creole program

    Salem G.E.M.S. (for those age 50 and older) is sponsoring a catered meal in the Salem Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall at noon March 16.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:08 am
  • ‘Parables of Lent’ series continues

    “Receive Grace” is the third sermon in the “Parables of Lent” series at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church and Student Center, D ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:08 am
  • Child screenings scheduled in DeKalb

    DeKalb Community Unit School District 428, along with Community Coordinated Child Care, will provide screenings for children ages birth to 3 and presc ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:07 am
  • Women’s club scholarships for G-K seniors

    The Genoa Community Women’s Club will award several college scholarships to graduating seniors from the Genoa-Kingston High School class of 2015. Appl ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:07 am
  • U.S. economic growth in Q4 revised down to 2.2 percent

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy slowed more sharply in the final three months of the year than initial estimates, reflecting weaker business stockpiling ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 8:25 am
  • Feb. 27 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:05 am
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