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  • U.S. trade deficit widens to $48.3 billion in August

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. trade deficit jumped sharply in August as exports fell to the lowest level in nearly three years while imports increased, led by ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 8:27 am
  • KishHealth physical therapist incorporates new techniques

    Physical therapist Cindy Brandt, from KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center in Sandwich, completed an eight-hour, hands-on training course in Augu ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Whiskey Acres celebrates grand opening

    Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members and staff congratulate Whiskey Acres on its grand opening and ribbon-cutting. Owners Nick Nagele, Jamie ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Paulsen Appliance named ‘Store of the Year’

    Paulsen Appliance in Sycamore was presented with the “Brand Source Greater Midwest Store of the Year” Award at the Brand Source National Convention in ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Pop-up’ shops bring out Halloween spirit

    DeKALB – Pamela Macneille sells what nightmares are made of.Macneille, who manages the Spirit Hallow ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DCCVB View: Volunteers needed for IHSA football championship games

    It’s getting close. The countdown stands at 51 days until DeKalb County hosts its second IHSA state ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Agencies request financial aid from DeKalb County

    SYCAMORE – The Regional Office of Education will be getting financial assistance from DeKalb County to keep employees on the payroll and leave service ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The captain of the 790-foot El Faro planned to bypass Hurricane Joaquin, but some kind of mechanical failure left the U.S. contai ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Questions arise about neighborhood where slide killed 139

    SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala – Emergency workers spent a fourth day digging bodies out of a massive mudslide on Monday, watching the death toll ri ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • 3 share Nobel medicine prize for tropical disease drugs

    STOCKHOLM – The Nobel Prize in medicine went Monday to three scientists hailed as “heroes in the truest sense of the word” for saving millions of live ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Supergroup Dead & Company giving away 10K tickets to show

    NEW YORK – Members of the Grateful Dead and John Mayer are giving away 10,000 free tickets to a concert next month.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Commander: Afghans requested U.S. airstrike

    WASHINGTON – Afghan forces who reported being under Taliban fire requested the U.S. airstrike that killed 22 people at a medical clinic in northern Af ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Hospital seeks Kick Off Kid for Huskies’ homecoming game

    DeKALB – A local hospital is hosting an advertisement contest to pick the Kick Off Kid for the Northern Illinois University homecoming football game a ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Glidden Homestead, Pay-It-Forward House host fundraiser

    SYCAMORE – Glidden Homestead and Historical Center in DeKalb and Pay-It-Forward House in Sycamore are joining together for a fundraiser with Sweet Des ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Illinois Senate to get 2 new members to fill vacancies

    SPRINGFIELD – Two lawmakers are set to be sworn in to fill vacancies in the Illinois Senate.Former D ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
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