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  • Lawsuit seeks to halt University Village redevelopment

    DeKALB – Two local property owners want a judge to halt any redevelopment at the University Village apartment complex until it is determined whether t ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:46 am
  • Photos: Sycamore Homecoming Parade

    Spartan celebrate homecoming week. ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • Ben Carson defends his comment on mass shootings

    NEWARK, N.J. – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is defending his comments that he would try to overwhelm a shooter and "would not just sta ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:39 pm
  • 2 face murder charges after DeKalb shooting

    DeKALB – Two suspects are in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old DeKalb man Tuesday during a drug deal at 817 Pleasant St. ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:08 am
  • Kevin McCarthy's pledge to conservatives: 'I'm not John Boehner'

    WASHINGTON – House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is making a promise to conservative Republican lawmakers — "I'm not John Boehner" — as he seeks thei ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • As Clinton campaigns, complications with her old boss President Obama arise

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama seemed to call Hillary Rodham Clinton's idea of a no-fly zone in Syria "half-baked."
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 9:59 am
  • Monsanto posts 4Q loss, to eliminate 2,600 jobs to cut costs

    WASHINGTON – Monsanto Co. says it will eliminate 2,600 jobs as part of a cost-saving plan designed to deal with falling sales of its biotech seeds and ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 9:11 am
  • Illinois corn, soybean harvests at the halfway mark

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Agriculture says that both the corn and soybean harvests are about 50 percent complete.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • Oregon shooter’s mother wrote about guns online

    PORTLAND, Ore. – The mother of the Oregon gunman who killed nine in a college classroom apparently wrote about her love of guns in an online forum, re ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Clinton, Sanders draw contrasts

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton is beginning to draw contrasts with her chief Democratic rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, as they approach thei ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Pumpkin availability to decline after Halloween

    NEOGA – There should be enough pumpkins for Halloween this year, but that might not be the case for the canned pumpkin used in pies come Thanksgiving, ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • New auto safety tech leaves some drivers bewildered

    WASHINGTON – Many Americans buying new cars these days are baffled by a torrent of new safety technology.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Factory supervisor wins $310.5M Powerball

    LANSING, Mich. – A supervisor at a Michigan fiberglass factory who won a $310.5 million Powerball jackpot said Tuesday that she immediately quit her o ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Chicago gun laws not as strict as they once were

    CHICAGO – The mass shooting at an Oregon community college last week thrust the debate over the nation’s gun laws to the center of the presidential ra ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • County Triad to host free car safety check for seniors

    SANDWICH – The DeKalb County Triad will host a free vehicle safety check for DeKalb County seniors on Oct. 17.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Reader Poll

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