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  • D-428 to offer birth to pre-K vision, hearing, education, language screenings

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 will provide screenings for children ages birth through preschool in August. 
    July 20, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Park 88 Group LLC and 3M get preliminary approval for expansion project

    DeKALB – Park 88 Group LLC and 3M have preliminary approval to break ground on the expansion project that will connect 3M’s existing Park 88 campus wi ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Kishwaukee College adjunct faculty forms union

    MALTA – More than 100 part-time Kishwaukee College teachers has formed a union and contract negotiations should begin this fall.
    July 20, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Sycamore Titans 9U team caps successful summer season

    SYCAMORE – When the Sycamore Titans 9U baseball team started the season, many of its members thought they would be a decent team.
    July 20, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Sycamore, DeKalb intergovernmental agreement could extend another 20 years

    SYCAMORE – Officials have expressed interest in extending the city’s Intergovernmental Boundary Line Agreement with the city of DeKalb.
    July 20, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • 3 Sycamore athletes to compete in Special Olympics World Games

    DeKALB – A trio of Sycamore athletes are going for the gold in Los Angeles. Brendan Morrissey, 31, M ...
    July 21, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking to look for extraterrestrial life

    LONDON – The search for extraterrestrial life received a major boost Monday with the launch of an ambitious $100 million program, backed by famed phys ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Opponents fight plan to close southern Illinois prison camp

    ELIZABETHTOWN – Hundreds of residents from southern Illinois on Monday appealed to Gov. Bruce Rauner to reconsider a cost-cutting proposal to shut dow ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • N.D. agency signals comfort on pipeline issues

    BISMARCK, N.D. – A Texas company appears to have adequately addressed some of the biggest environmental issues facing its $3.8 billion pipeline from w ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Families face tough decisions as cost of elder care soars

    NEW YORK – Doris Ranzman had followed the expert advice, planning ahead in case she wound up unable to care for herself one day. But when a nursing-ho ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Illinois Senate panel holds hearing on higher education pay

    CHICAGO – From tracking administrator pay to professional development for board members, a state Senate panel heard testimony Monday on legislation pr ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Trump's self-paid presidential run means he's not going away

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump faced an avalanche of fresh criticism Monday for questioning Sen. John McCain’s heroism. But he’s getting no pressure at all ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • DeKalb County prepares for National Night Out event

    The DeKalb County National Night Out, a nationwide campaign hosted locally with joint efforts by law enforcement to prevent crime, will be Aug. 4 in t ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Genoa park fire leaves youth soccer league in limbo

    GENOA – A July 14 fire that destroyed a Genoa Township Park District storage facility at Kiernan Park has left a local youth soccer program scrambling ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Illinois adults in group homes, facilities see allowance cut

    CHICAGO – Advocates want Gov. Bruce Rauner to restore a $60 monthly allowance for adults with developmental disabilities, but his administration insis ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Would you cross a picket line in order to work or shop?
    Not if I thought the strike was justified