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  • Rauner wants state jobs review, but not federal court’s

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner pledged Monday to continue rooting out improper patronage hiring, at the same time his lawyers were trying to block a ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Police investigate DeKalb home invasion

    DeKALB – Police are investigating a home invasion reported Sunday in the 900 block of Ridge Drive in DeKalb.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • DeKalb D-428 board set to consider controversial raise

    DeKALB – Community outrage may have moved DeKalb District 428 to back off a more-than-$10,000 raise for the human resources director, as agenda docume ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Dollar General celebrates Somonauk grand opening

    SOMONAUK – Maegan Toto of Somonauk loves Dollar General and often visits the store in Sandwich.Toto ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Sycamore City Council approves bike path agreement

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council approved a license agreement Monday with the Sycamore Park District to allow the installation of a bicyclist and ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • DeKalb preparing to tackle parking signs around town

    DeKALB – City leaders don’t expect it be expensive to make changes to parking restrictions around town, but they consider it an important thing to do ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Sycamore man facing child-sex charges dies

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man facing child sex charges died over the weekend in DeKalb.Joshua M. Burton, ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 1:31 pm
  • More than 800 immigrants mistakenly granted citizenship

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. government has mistakenly granted citizenship to at least 858 immigrants from countries of concern to national security or with ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • Program to discuss teacher retirement system

    All are welcome to attend a presentation, “The Teachers’ Retirement System and Pension Benefits,” given by Rich Frankenfeld, TRS Director of Outreach. ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep’ take top honors at Emmys

    LOS ANGELES – “Game of Thrones” conquered the Emmy kingdom Sunday, honored as top drama for the second consecutive year and becoming the most honored ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • Avalon String Quartet is set to perform Tuesday at Northern Illinois University

    The world-renowned Avalon String Quartet will perform the works of Joseph Hayden, Alberto Ginastera and Benjamin Britten at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Illinois schools eliminating zero-tolerance policies

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois schools are required now to limit long-term suspensions and expulsions under a new law that also eliminates the use of zero-tol ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • New café set to pop up in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The owners of Cassie’s Popcorn Stand are renovating a property into a café to add to their family business.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:59 am
  • DeKalb County advising residents about leaf burning regulations as fall approaches

    DeKalb County officials are reminding residents about regulations for leaf burning as fall approaches.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Phillips talks safety with NIU students

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Police Chief Tom Phillips said his department is working to involve more people in campus safety with community- ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 1:10 am
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