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  • Records show Trump EPA pick Scott Pruitt crusading for industry donors

    WASHINGTON – When President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first took office as Oklahoma's attorney gene ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:36 am
  • KC EMSA program application deadline is Jan. 31

    The Kishwaukee College EMSA Program will accept applications for the 2017-2018 academic year through Jan. 31. Students who are high school juniors cur ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • First Choice agriculture scholarships now available

    1st Farm Credit Services is offering 24 $1,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors to further their education in an agriculture or rural li ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • 3M donation benefits DHS robotics team

    3M recently awarded the DeKalb High School robotics team, Crowbotics frc 5934, with a new laptop. The team is using the laptop for coding and drawing ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DEAN’S LIST

    Following is a list of local college students who were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester. We will continue to run schools in alphabetical ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Global warming could steal postcard-perfect weather days

    WASHINGTON – Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind project ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • Sycamore officials set stage for new energy agreement

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore officials are preparing to enter a new contract for the city’s water and sewer pumping as bids for energy rates become available.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • 60-year-old gorilla, 1st to be born in a zoo, dies in Ohio

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The world's first gorilla born in a zoo, a female named Colo who became the oldest known living gorilla in the U.S., has died at age ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:53 pm
  • A look at Chelsea Manning's case

    U.S. Army Private Chelsea Manning's 35-year sentence for leaking classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks has been commuted by Pre ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Putin: Obama administration trying to undermine Trump

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin took a parting shot at the Obama administration Tuesday, accusing it of trying to undermine Donald Trump’s legitimac ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:44 pm
  • Education secretary pick DeVos defends school choice when public schools are failing

    WASHINGTON – Education secretary pick Betsy DeVos said Tuesday that American parents must be able to send their children to high-quality schools, incl ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:43 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 board OKs taking bids on ventilation project

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 board approved accepting bids on a projected $297,500 ventilation project to address humidity levels within un ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:58 pm
  • California energy company proposes wind-testing towers

    A California-based energy company wants to install a pair of wind-testing towers on land south of Kirkland as it investigates the feasibility of build ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:18 pm
  • DeKalb police arrest second suspect in summer robbery spree

    DeKALB – A man accused of being involved in a spree of armed robberies and other crimes last summer was arrested earlier this month and could face add ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:18 pm
  • Police: Sycamore couple tied up, repeatedly raped 19-year-old

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man out on bond for failing to register as a sex offender and his girlfriend remained in jail Tuesday after police said they tie ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:02 pm
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    Do you support expansion of renewable energy sources such as wind power?
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    Yes, but not in my backyard
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