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  • Sycamore History Museum participating in Give Local

    On May 3, the Sycamore History Museum is participating in Give Local America, a national day of local giving.
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Learn shearing, hoof trimming in sheep skills workshop

    Sheep owners need to be proficient in several hands-on skills to manage their animals humanely and efficiently, including basic handling, tagging, hoo ...
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 'Just for Girls!' video game design camp offered

    Girls interested in creating and playing their own video games can register for the Northern Illinois University Digital Convergence Lab’s “Just for G ...
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Lions deliver hundreds of carnations

    The Genoa Lions delivered more than 240 dozen carnations to local residents on April 16.The flowers ...
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Joliet man charged with arson in fire that leveled RoomPlace warehouse

    A Joliet man has been charged with setting the fire that destroyed the RoomPlace furniture warehouse April 21 in Woodridge.
    April 30, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • DeKalb swears in new fire, police employees; 4 promoted

    DeKALB – This week DeKalb City Council members watched as six police officers and firefighters were sworn in.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • DeKalb County celebrates Arbor Day

    April 29, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • DeKalb senior, Willis Brei, crowned 2016 Mr. DHS

    DeKALB – DeKalb High School senior Willis Brei charmed the judges at Friday’s “Once Upon a Time” pageant, and went home crowned Mr. DeKalb High School ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal history

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration wants federal agencies to stop asking early questions about some job applicants’ criminal history, part of an ef ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Man shot at TV station charged with arson, other charges

    BALTIMORE – Criminal charges have been filed against a man shot and wounded by police after walking into a Baltimore TV station wearing an animal cost ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Republicans make peace with Trump as nominee

    WASHINGTON – They thought it was impossible. Some still fear it. Others can barely believe it. But leading Republicans are beginning to accept the ide ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Friend of Charleston church massacre suspect pleads guilty

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – A friend of the white man accused of killing nine black parishioners during a Bible study at a Charleston church last year pleaded ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:31 pm
  • Board to review 15 conditions for Illinois medical marijuana

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois patients who want to use medical marijuana legally will try again to expand the program to include chronic pain, diabetes, migr ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:30 pm
  • Lawmaker calls for Illinois to revoke Hastert's pension

    CHICAGO – An Illinois state senator is urging the state to strip Dennis Hastert of the taxpayer-funded pension he receives from when he was state legi ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:31 pm
  • Ill. weighs aid for students in U.S. illegally

    SPRINGFIELD – Laura Vivaldo considers herself fortunate among her Illinois college classmates who are in the U.S. illegally and struggle to pay tuitio ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:30 pm
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