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  • County Zero Waste task force proposal OK’d by committee

    SYCAMORE – County Zero Waste task force members hope that in the future their priorities can be expanded and recycling opportunities can be provided f ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • DeKalb Corn Fest road closures start today

    DeKALB – Some downtown DeKalb roads will close at 3 p.m. today in preparation for Corn Fest, which runs Friday through Sunday.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • DeKalb police say four still wanted in drug investigation

    DeKALB – Police have so far arrested nine of the 13 people recently charged after a months-long drug investigation in DeKalb, authorities said.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Aug. 27 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 ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Toilet Bowl Challenge flush with popularity

    MAPLE PARK – Now in its 10th year, the Toilet Bowl Challenge has become a signature event at the Maple Park Fun Fest, which is being held Saturday thr ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • DeKalb commercial building owners await new inspection rules

    DeKALB – Building owner Arch Richoz doesn’t know what to expect from a DeKalb proposal that would revamp how the city inspects commercial and industri ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Chicago's Little League champs return as heroes

    CHICAGO – The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • 50-state look at how Common Core playing out in U.S.

    A state-by-state look at the Common Core standards:___ALABAMAThe state school board folded Common Co ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Springfield student arrested with gun at school

    SPRINGFIELD – A Springfield high school student has been detained after he brought a loaded handgun to school.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 2:11 pm
  • Sycamore teacher, DeKalb swim coach arrested on sex assault charges

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore High School teacher who also coached boys' and girls' swim teams for DeKalb and Sycamore high schools is accused of sexually ass ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 6:25 pm
  • Mass.-based fighter jet crashes in Virginia

    WESTFIELD, Mass. – A Massachusetts Air National Guard officer says authorities are still searching for the pilot of a fighter jet that crashed in Virg ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Jindal sues feds over Common Core

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana's Republican governor has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally using federal grant ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:29 am
  • Illinois woman gets 75 years for father's murder

    MARION – A southern Illinois woman has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for soliciting and aiding in the 2011 murder of her father.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

    MINSK, Belarus – Ukraine's president said Wednesday that Vladimir Putin accepts the principles of a peace plan for Ukraine but the Russian leader insi ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • IG: Care by VA didn’t cause deaths

    WASHINGTON – Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found widespread pr ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:45 pm
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