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  • First National Bank offers Habitat for Humanity trip

    First National Bank will offer its Illinois customers an opportunity for a one-of-a-kind trip to Bulgaria with Habitat for Humanity to build a home fo ...
    April 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Prosecutor: Hundreds of pot plants grown where 8 were killed

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Four days after the calculated killings of eight people in rural Ohio, a prosecutor revealed Monday that marijuana was found at some ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • A Washington ritual: Pentagon, Congress at odds over military bases

    WASHINGTON – The Pentagon thinks it has a winning argument for why Congress should allow a new round of military base closings. The case goes like thi ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • North Carolina LGBT law spurs demonstrations, repeal bill

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Demonstrations encircled North Carolina’s statehouse on Monday, for and against a Republican-backed law curtailing protections for LGB ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Obama boosts Islamic State fight, asks Europe to do the same

    HANNOVER, Germany – Evoking history and appealing for solidarity, President Barack Obama on Monday cast his decision to send 250 more troops to Syria ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Anti-Trump pact unites rivals on eve of primaries

    BORDEN, Ind. – Declaring the Republican presidential contest at “a fork in the road,” Ted Cruz and John Kasich defended their extraordinary new allian ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • State budget impasse sparks fears of school closings

    HARRISBURG – The economic hard times that have hit this Illinois coal town are particularly visible inside its 113-year-old high school, where cracks ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Community forums set on DeKalb dog park plans

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Park District is seeking public opinions on its dog park at special community meetings tonight and Saturday at Katz Park, 393 W. D ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • County Youth Service Bureau continues to serve community

    DeKALB – A local crisis intervention organization for youth said it is maintaining it services, despite not getting state funding, and even as a Rockf ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Police: $100K bond for man arrested in protection order breach

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man remained in jail Monday after police said he tried to break in the door to a home he was ordered by the court to stay away fro ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • DeKalb makes 3 changes to liquor ordinance

    DeKALB – The city is revisiting several of its liquor license ordinances, as a result of changes in state law and demand from business owners.
    April 25, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • DeKalb County Capture: In full bloom

    It may only be April, but flowers are in full bloom around DeKalb County. Since I don’t have the cha ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Preserving DeKalb County history: Group seeks funding to make Joiner History Room collection more accessible

    SYCAMORE – A team of volunteers is working to make DeKalb County’s trove of historical documents and photographs more accessible to the public.
    April 26, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Former Genoa mayor to be tried on sex abuse charges

    SYCAMORE – A former Genoa mayor facing criminal sexual abuse charges is scheduled to go to trial Thursday.
    April 26, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Voters weigh in on Ted Cruz-John Kasich deal to block Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON – The Republican presidential campaign trail is crackling with talk of a partnership and pancakes.
    April 25, 2016 - 4:36 pm
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