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  • Fireworks fly as Clinton, Sanders square off face to face

    DURHAM, N.H. – Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an “artfu ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Rollover crash stops traffic on Plank Road

    BURLINGTON – A car veered off the road and rolled over several times before coming to a rest on its top in a ditch off Plank Road in Burlington around ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: Door-to-door energy salespeople have permit

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that representatives of an energy retailer doing door-to-door sales here have a permit to do ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Feb. 5 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 ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • DeKalb man charged with selling club drugs, LSD

    SYCAMORE – A Northern Illinois University student faces felony charges for selling an assortment of club drugs.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Dekalb County leaders welcome neighboring counties' enterprise plan

    DeKALB – Two neighboring counties have applied to the state for enterprise zone designations, a move DeKalb County officials welcome as a complement t ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Therapeutic massages, facials available at Kishwaukee College

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College’s Complementary Health Programs department is now taking appointments from the general public for therapeutic massages and ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • DeKalb County students celebrate Catholic Schools Week

    The untamed energy of wired fourth-graders erupted throughout DeKalb’s St. Mary School gym Thursday, and at the center of it all was 9-year-old Levi T ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Kansas high school grapples with debate over Confederate flag

    LAWRENCE, Kan. – At a high school named Free State to honor Kansas' anti-slavery past, the Confederate flag waved off the back of a student's pickup t ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 4:31 pm
  • Democratic race down to just two: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders face off

    DURHAM, N.H. – Their race newly energized, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders head into the first one-on-one debate of the Democratic presidential con ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • Kishwaukee College, union reps talk layoffs

    DeKALB – The Kishwaukee College Board has entered into talks with its unions to discuss layoffs due to lack of funding, officials said. 
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • In DeKalb County, early voting begins without ballots

    SYCAMORE – Early voting was to begin Thursday in Illinois, but at DeKalb County Clerk Doug Johnson’s office, there were no certified ballots.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season

    WASHINGTON – Still facing political jeopardy, President Barack Obama's health care law beat expectations by earning solid sign-ups this year, accordin ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 2:45 pm
  • State IG: Classified email found from Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice tenures

    WASHINGTON – The State Department watchdog has found that former Secretary of State Colin Powell and the immediate staff of former Secretary of State ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 2:43 pm
  • Police manhunt leads to school lockdown in Leland

    LELAND – A school was put on lockdown Thursday morning as Sheriff’s deputies from Dekalb and LaSalle counties sought a man who they suspected was arme ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of Shodeen's plan for building upscale apartments and a hotel in downtown DeKalb?
    Downtown DeKalb needs anything it can get
    The density of the development is too high for the area
    A good start, could work with some changes
    Approve as is
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