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  • School District 428’s McKee honored with Wirtz Award

    Elizabeth Gullickson McKee of Cortland was honored at the May 3 DeKalb School District 428 board meeting with the Wirtz Award for Excellence in Educat ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:04 am
  • May 18 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 ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Kishwaukee College to hold Community Listening Sessions

    Kishwaukee College will hold a series of Community Listening Sessions throughout the district to get community input about how the college can enhance ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Senate easily advances $1.1 billion in Zika funding

    WASHINGTON – The Senate voted decisively Tuesday in favor of a bipartisan $1.1 billion measure to combat the Zika virus this year and next, cutting ba ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Clinton, Sanders locked in tight contest in Kentucky primary

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were neck-and-neck in Kentucky's presidential primary Tuesday, as Clinton sought to blunt the momentum ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • Genetically altered food safe for humans, environment but not curing hunger, report says

    WASHINGTON – Genetically manipulated food remains generally safe for humans and the environment, a high-powered science advisory board declared in a r ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Trump sends teams to Democrat-leaning states

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump is rushing to install operatives in several states that traditionally favor Democrats, pointing to a general election plan c ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • Lawyer for disgraced Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow seeks dismissal of charges

    WAUKEGAN – A Lake County judge says he will rule next month on a motion to dismiss criminal charges against the widow a suburban Chicago police office ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Mixed reviews for latest talks on Illinois budget standoff

    SPRINGFIELD – Legislative leaders gave mixed reviews Tuesday to the latest negotiations with Gov. Bruce Rauner to seek an end to Illinois’ epic budget ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • KEC wins 23 medals in SkillsUSA state competition

    Kishwaukee Education Consortium students won eight gold medals, 13 silver medals and two bronze medals at this year’s SkillsUSA state competition in S ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • Sycamore City Council approves reduced speed on Prairie Drive

    SYCAMORE – The speed limit on Prairie Drive through the Sycamore Prairie Industrial Park will soon be reduced by 5 mph, after a City Council vote.
    May 17, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • D-428 board asks for details on extracurricular spending

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 Board members asked administrators Tuesday for more information about how the district spends $1.4 million on extr ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:19 pm
  • Kishwaukee College faces choppy fiscal future

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College pumped most of the $1.1 million it got from the state this month back into its rainy-day fund, replenishing its reserves in ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Sycamore parks fundraising campaign gets a $25K boost

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District’s fundraising campaign got a boost from a recent $25,000 donation from the Rotary Club of Sycamore.
    May 17, 2016 - 10:32 pm
  • Couple trade in DeKalb two-bedroom apartment for tiny house

    DeKALB – An organic farmer and his wife, a student at Northern Illinois University, spent the past year building a 185-square-foot house on a trailer ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:37 pm
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