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  • Four Seasons Gardening program offers Winter Series

    The winter series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship, home gardening and ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kingston library schedules winter sale

    The Kingston Sharing Library is hosting a special winter book sale.Audiobooks, movies, cookbooks, an ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Deal delays eviction threat for San Francisco nuns

    SAN FRANCISCO – Nuns who faced possible eviction from San Francisco's gritty Tenderloin district because of a rent increase have won a reprieve.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Ill. to close youth correctional facility

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration announced Friday it will close the youth correctional facility in Kewanee, news that delighted a civi ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Two 15-year-old girls fatally shot at Phoenix-area school

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Two 15-year-old girls died Friday in a shooting at a suburban Phoenix high school that initially caused panic among parents who coul ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • ‘Finally’: Francis meets Russian Orthodox leader

    HAVANA – With a hug and an exclamation of “Finally,” Pope Francis met Friday with Patriarch Kirill in the first-ever meeting between a pontiff and the ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Feb. 13 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. 13, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • County, NIU CGS, DCEDC seeking community input

    DeKALB – Community stakeholders in DeKalb County are seeking to develop a shared vision among residents and their governments throughout the county to ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • New owner plans upgrades at Cortland Estates

    DeKALB – The Cortland Estates apartment community in Cortland will get some rehab and upgrades, its new owners have announced.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Taking love as it unfolds: After 58 years, the O’Kanes still are head-over-heels

    SYCAMORE – Jim and Maxine O’Kane are kids in love. Black-and-white photos of decades spent together ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • DeKalb's Enharmonic Fusion takes 1st in a cappella Midwest quarterfinal

    DeKALB – When Katie Hagaman was a kid, she knew she wanted to be an a cappella singer like her brother, so as soon as she hit DeKalb High School, she ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Former DeKalb priest faces sex abuse charges

    An Aurora priest and former DeKalb minster remained at the Kane County jail Friday on criminal sexual abuse charges.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • Paul Ryan lays out budget options to divided House Republicans

    WASHINGTON – Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday delivered a message to conservatives unhappy with last year's pact with President Barack Obama that boosted s ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:24 pm
  • Election 2016: John Kasich works to assure South Carolina of conservative record

    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – An energized John Kasich heads into South Carolina's Republican presidential primary hoping to build on a strong showing in ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • U.S. retail sales rise as consumers shrug off stock price drop

    WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 8:33 am
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