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  • NIU conference: Experts to share tips for unique small business ventures

    DeKALB – Successful entrepreneurs and tourism experts will headline a daylong conference at Northern Illinois University on rebuilding and strengtheni ...
    NEW: March 25, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • Rolling down memory lane: After 41 years, Sandwich's Idle Hour Lanes under new ownership

    SANDWICH – A game of bowling lasts 10 frames, but memories made in a bowling alley last a lifetime.A ...
    NEW: March 24, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Mount up – volunteer ranger group helps keep forest preserves safe

    For about 30 years, the Kane County Mounted Rangers group and its horses have been patrolling Kane County forest preserves with the intention of deter ...
    NEW: March 24, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • Rep. Hultgren accepting summer intern applications

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Plano, announced he is accepting applications for summer 2017 internships in his Washington, D.C., office, Campton Hills o ...
    NEW: March 24, 2017 - 11:57 pm
  • Letter: Michael Embrey is DeKalb's best mayor candidate

    To the Editor:Having spent more than 20 years in DeKalb politics as the mayor of DeKalb, I have seen ...
    NEW: March 24, 2017 - 11:57 pm
  • D-428 invites community to help in superintendent search

    DeKALB – In the search for a new DeKalb School District 428 superintendent, the board is seeking questions from the community they would want asked to ...
    NEW: March 24, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • DeKalb man faces abuse charges for relationship with child

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man faces three counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse after police said they discovered he had a physical relationship with a ...
    NEW: March 24, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Ambulance fee increases proposed for Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The costs to ride in Sycamore’s ambulances could increase starting in May under a proposal city officials are considering.
    NEW: March 24, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Local Lore lecture honors wives of ‘Barbed Wire Barons’

    DeKALB – Although Isaac Ellwood, Joseph Glidden and Jacob Haish are recognized names in the community for their contributions to creating and manufact ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • La Salle man continues his search for relative

    OTTAWA – After years of work, Naramor Cemetery looks more like a cemetery than cow pasture.Before Jo ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Geologist: Shell hid Nigeria spill dangers

    JOHANNESBURG – Royal Dutch Shell’s Nigeria subsidiary “fiercely opposed” environmental testing and is concealing data showing thousands of Nigerians a ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Trump campaign chair offers to talk to House panel on Russia

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, a key figure in investigations into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, has volunteere ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • London attacker cheerful, joking on eve of deadly rampage

    BIRMINGHAM, England – Long before his short stints in jail turned into years behind bars, Khalid Masood was known as Adrian Elms, with a reputation fo ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Trump OKs Keystone pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump green-lighted the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring it a “great day for American jobs” and si ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • No repeal for 'Obamacare' – a humiliating defeat for Trump

    WASHINGTON – In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders yanked their bill to repeal “Obamacare” off the House floor Friday when ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:42 pm
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