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  • Flu Clinic underway at DeKalb County Health Department

    DeKalb County Health Department has announced walk-in flu clinics for adults and children Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Sycamore Library considers referendum to become own district

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Library board plans to ask voters next year if the library at 103 E. State St. should separate from the city and become its ow ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • After report of stolen dress, DeKalb Police rescue homecoming dance

    DeKALB – Freshman Anaiah Rollins spent all day preparing for the DeKalb High School homecoming dance but thought she would have to miss out when she r ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Fundraiser for Irene Clay helps Fairdale in its recovery

    KIRKLAND – Fairdale resident Irene Clay loved to play euchre at Farmers Inn.So how fitting that a me ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • DeKalb County residents, NIU students help 'Clean the Kish'

    At just 7 years old, Jimi Crosby knows how important it is to help the environment. The Tyler Elementary second-grader was at NIU’s East Lagoon with h ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Students gather to write code, create apps during NIU Hackathon

    DeKALB – Derek Johnson had an idea for a mobile app that would help people who suffer from dementia, but never had the opportunity to learn how to put ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • China vows billions of development dollars, debt forgiveness

    UNITED NATIONS – China’s president on Saturday pledged billions in aid and said Beijing will forgive debts due this year in an effort to help the worl ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • European nations shift to working together on migrant crisis

    STROSINCI, Croatia – Cooperation replaced confrontation Saturday among European nations as thousands of asylum-seekers streamed into Croatia in hopes ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Feds: Axle from duck boat in deadly crash ‘sheared off’

    SEATTLE – The left front axle of the duck boat involved in a deadly Seattle accident was “sheared off,” but federal investigators said Saturday they d ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Boehner’s departure raises question: Can House GOP be led?

    WASHINGTON – The gulf between tea party conservatives and establishment Republicans has grown so wide that it just swallowed up the speaker of the Hou ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Pope visits Philadelphia, extols America’s founding ideals

    PHILADELPHIA – Standing at the birthplace of the United States, Pope Francis extended a warm and affectionate welcome to recent immigrants and extolle ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Supermoon plus eclipse equals rare sky show Sunday night

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Get ready for a rare double feature, starring our very own moon.A total lunar ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Kirk campaign launches unusual attack on Chicago Tribune

    CHICAGO – Sen. Mark Kirk’s campaign has launched an unusual public attack on a Chicago Tribune reporter, accusing him of “bullying” former and current ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • How Illinois spends federal aid for water infrastructure

    CHICAGO – Illinois is framed and bisected by water. Bounded by the Mississippi, the Ohio, the Wabash; cut diagonally by the Illinois; dotted with lake ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Activists warn budget impasse may mean more landfill garbage

    SPRINGFIELD – Environmental groups have warned that the state budget standoff could lead to more trash headed to landfills across Illinois.
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 11:32 pm
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