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  • Spacecraft making 1st visit to Ceres

    PASADENA, Calif. – A NASA spacecraft is about to reach the end of a nearly eight-year journey and make the first rendezvous with a dwarf planet.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Rep. Schock billed taxpayers for plane to Bears game

    WASHINGTON – Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock billed taxpayers at least three times for more than $14,000 in private air travel last fall, including for a t ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Prime Minister Netanyahu addresses Iran deal during conference speech

    WASHINGTON – Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, even as the ...
    March 3, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Duffy: Outdoor activities on the rise in DeKalb area

    The weather might not feel like it, but spring is just around the corner. As the season approaches where we all start to come outside more from our wi ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Hinckley voters can meet candidates April 1

    HINCKLEY – Voters will have an opportunity to meet candidates for Hinckley’s Village Board on April 1 at the Hinckley Community Building, 120 Maple St ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Some prefer to leave their taxes to the pros

    DeKALB – Emily and Eric Moore, a Sycamore couple, used to file their taxes themselves. But ever since Emily started running her home-based day care bu ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • March 2 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 ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Cortland plans history event for Saturday

    CORTLAND – Blasts from the past will hit the town Saturday.From 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., historical pho ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Maple Park's Society for Creative Anachronism immerses members in Middle Ages

    MAPLE PARK – Sir Seamus MacBain gripped his sword with hardened leather gauntlets before striking his opponent’s head with debilitating force.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Sycamore City Council denies permit for DeKalb County's sober living house

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council on Monday denied the county’s request for a special use permit to turn a residential property into an all-male so ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Chicago Cubs expect 'dusty' year amid Wrigley Field renovations

    CHICAGO – When the Chicago Cubs open their season at Wrigley Field next month, players and fans may feel alike may feel a bit like a homeowner who liv ...
    March 2, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts U.S.-Israel ties

    WASHINGTON – Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, but the Isr ...
    March 2, 2015 - 4:28 pm
  • New Mexico students join others in nation against PARCC tests

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – New assessment tests that have angered parents and teachers across the nation prompted walkouts Monday by hundreds of high school ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:48 pm
  • DeKalb police use Pearl Street homes for training

    DeKALB – Loud bangs rang out on DeKalb's Pearl Street on Monday as officers from throughout DeKalb County practiced storming into vacant houses.
    March 3, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • Obama: 'Now is the moment' for police to make changes

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said Monday the deaths of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York show that law enforcement needs to change pra ...
    March 2, 2015 - 2:32 pm
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