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  • Shabbona UCC plans Spaghetti Dinner

    Shabbona United Church of Christ invites the community to its annual Spaghetti Dinner and Cookie Bazaar from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
    April 14, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • tudents head to state science fair

    Five students from St. Mary School in DeKalb will compete in the Illinois Junior Academy of Science State Competition on May 2. They are Katie Steimel ...
    April 14, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • Rauner resists extending medical marijuana program for now

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner wants the state's medical marijuana program to be thoroughly reviewed before a decision is made on whether to extend it be ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Star Worlds Arcade celebrates 30 years

    DeKALB – Patrick O’Malley’s love for arcade games started in his parents’ Maple Park garage. Following his passion, O’Malley opened Star Worlds Arcade ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Larson reappointed to council

    Richard D. Larson, an attorney with offices in Sycamore, has been reappointed to serve as a member of the Commercial Banking, Collections & Bankruptcy ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Oklahoma deputy charged in suspect’s shooting death

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Prosecutors charged a reserve sheriff’s deputy with manslaughter Monday in the death of a man who was fatally shot as he lay on the gr ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • U.S. Cellular workshop set

    U.S. Cellular will offer a free Device Workshop where current or potential smartphone users can ask questions and learn about any device they are inte ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Armstong: Stepping competition brings visitors, revenue

    We will welcome more than 1,000 guests to DeKalb County on April 25 for the Illinois Stepping League State Youth Competition. 
    April 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Police in North Carolina search for ex-college student in shooting

    GOLDSBORO, N.C. – A 20-year-old former community college student fatally shot a campus print shop director that he used to work under, just as his old ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • 19 passengers hurt in Megabus double-decker crash in Indiana

    EDINBURGH, Ind. (AP) — A double-decker bus heading from Chicago to Atlanta hit the back of a stopped semi-truck in a construction zone Monday morning, ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Marshall County Board: Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock should pay for elections to replace him

    LACON – An Illinois county said former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock should pay for the special elections to replace him.
    April 13, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • ‘Right to Try’ measure raises issues of ethics, freedom

    SPRINGFIELD – Some doctors worry that an effort to grant terminally ill people more access to unproven drugs might offer them false hope or even be ha ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Tornado scatters debris far and wide

    HEBRON – The loan billing statement was a little muddy, but Jennifer Kowal could make out a full name and address.
    April 13, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • April 14 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 ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Hydrant flushing set through next week

    SYCAMORE – The city began flushing its fire hydrants Monday and will continue every weekday through April 23.
    April 13, 2015 - 10:54 pm
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