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  • First National Bank awards Community Development Grants

    First National Bank has awarded a total of $360,000 in community development grants to 28 organizations in Illinois, Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas and So ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Panera CEO on self-respect, and why he often avoids gluten

    NEW YORK – Panera founder and CEO Ron Shaich considers himself the “discoverer-in-chief,” meaning he’s in charge of ensuring the bakery chain’s image ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Conference to provide insights, advice on workplace wellness

    Insights on a variety of worksite wellness issues – workplace health solutions, wellness initiatives, emotional health, and even employee financial he ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NAPA AutoCare Centers donates to YMCA

    Members of the NAPA AutoCare Centers of DeKalb County recently donated a check for $1,000 to the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign. The donation was generated ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Brazil's president proclaims innocence at impeachment trial

    BRASILIA, Brazil – In a 14-hour session that was less electric than expected, Brazil's suspended president proclaimed her innocence at her impeachment ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Prayer or politics? Evangelist rallying Christians in Boston

    BOSTON – The son of famed evangelist Billy Graham is holding a mass prayer rally in Boston as part of a 50-state tour to urge evangelicals to vote.
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land

    NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Even as Rhode Island makes history as the first U.S. state with an offshore wind farm, its people are not so fond of wind tur ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Rauner vetoes $15 wage for caregivers, expanded child care

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed measures that would increase wages for workers who care for those with developmental disabilities and expan ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Malta Township Library to close for renovations this week

    MALTA – The Malta Township Public Library will be closed in September to allow for renovation on the interior of the original building, but library of ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • No late vehicle registration fines for people who didn't get reminders

    The state won’t charge late car registration fines to drivers who didn’t get a mailed notice.Gov. Br ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Fake bomb leads to real evacuation, arrest in DeKalb

    DeKALB – An amateur filmmaker’s misplaced movie prop led police to evacuate residents of about 45 apartments and the Kane County Bomb Squad to be summ ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Woman faces charges after DeKalb stabbing

    DeKALB – A 22-year-old woman faces felony domestic battery charges in connection with a stabbing Monday afternoon on Crane Drive in DeKalb.
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • AMVETS service officer to be in DeKalb

    An AMVETS Department of Illinois service officer will be at the DeKalb post at 421 Oak St. Sept. 10 to share information with veterans.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Leland hosts Labor Day celebration

    The Leland Town & Country Association will kick off its Labor Day celebration with the sixth annual French Market Sept. 3 at the Leland Lions Club Pav ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Trump stand-ins struggle to defend nominee

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump isn’t making it easy for top supporters and advisers, from his running mate on down, to defend him or explain some campaign ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:44 am
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