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  • Americans’ lament after Oregon college shooting

    The news from Oregon was grim enough in isolation – nine people shot dead at a community college. For many Americans it was all the sadder as a remind ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Vatican upends Davis affair with news of audience with gays

    VATICAN CITY – The Vatican turned the tables on the Kim Davis affair Friday: Not only did it distance Pope Francis from her claims that he endorsed he ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • East Coast likely to dodge hurricane

    Millions along the East Coast breathed a little easier Friday after forecasters said Hurricane Joaquin would probably veer out to sea. But a freakishl ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Elmwood Cemetery walk planned for Sunday

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore History Museum’s annual Heritage Cemetery Walk, “Etched in Stone,” is set for 1 p.m. Sunday.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Safe Passage to host vigil in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Safe Passage, a nonprofit domestic violence and rape crisis center, is hosting a “Pieces to Peace” vigil at 6 p.m. Monday at First Congregati ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Call it ‘Heavy Metal’

    MALTA – Local high-schoolers were part of Friday’s third annual Heavy Metal Tour.But don’t worry par ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Shabbona man faces child pornography charges

    DeKALB – A Shabbona man was jailed Friday after police said they searched his home and found evidence he had been storing and distributing child porno ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Police: DeKalb man was asleep behind wheel with gun

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man faces charges of driving under the influence after police said they found him asleep behind the wheel with a pistol strapped to ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • NIU, Kishwaukee College release crime stats

    DeKALB – Annual crime information Northern Illinois University reported to the federal government this week reveals upticks in drug- and alcohol-relat ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • DeKalb’s Cindy Crawford

    Before Cindy Crawford graced runways and magazines such as Playboy and Cosmopolitan, she toiled under the hot summer sun in DeKalb County cornfields.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:17 am
  • Hillary Clinton pledges to fight NRA on gun rights after shooting

    DAVIE, Fla. – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton says she will fight for stricter gun controls following this week's deadly mass ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • AP sources: Education Secretary Arne Duncan stepping down

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Arne Duncan, who followed President Barack Obama to Washington to serve as his education secretary, announced Friday he will step do ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Fireplaces evolve from necessity to luxury

    Fireplaces have evolved over the centuries from ancient fire pits carved in the ground in a cave, to luxurious remote-controlled modern appliances gra ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • U.S. hiring slowed in September as global economy weakened

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers cut back sharply on hiring in September and added fewer jobs in July and August than previously thought — a sour note for ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 9:43 am
  • Floral design students tie for second at symposium

    Kishwaukee College Floral Design students Melissa Findlay, Sycamore, and Katelyn Hensley, Genoa, tied for second place in the Body Flowers competition ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
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