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  • Dairy Joy co-owner works through cancer treatment

    HINCKLEY – Dairy Joy Drive-In co-owner Jan Wahlgren was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer in May, but she still bikes three blocks to get to work ev ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • NIU's Bill Nicklas to resign effective Nov. 1

    DeKALB – Top Northern Illinois University administrator Bill Nicklas had been considering resigning from the university for several weeks before makin ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Obama on Ferguson: Time to listen, not just shout

    WASHINGTON – Calling for understanding in the face of racially charged anger, President Barack Obama said Monday that the vast majority of protesters ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Jack McCullough appeal still not heard by judges

    ELGIN — It could take months before a panel of judges decide whether they want to hear why convicted murderer Jack McCullough wants to appeal his sent ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Theft case nets 7-year prison sentence

    SYCAMORE — A Somonauk area man was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday after admitting to stealing antique items and tools in 2012.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 2:07 pm
  • Oaken Acres to start building eagle enclosure

    SYCAMORE – Caroline Krecic remembers calling Kathy Stelford years ago to find out how she should help a goose she accidentally hurt with her car.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 1:24 pm
  • 'Don't know' if Missouri teen shot with hands up

    FERGUSON, Mo. – A Missouri teenager fatally shot by police suffered a bullet wound to his right arm that may indicate his hands were up or his back wa ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 1:13 pm
  • Experts say centuries-old Quincy elm not dying

    QUINCY – Experts have declared that an American elm tree that could be nearly four centuries old is not dying.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Business group to discuss cutting greenhouse gases

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Commerce Commission is holding hearings on how to reduce the state's global warming pollution.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Aug. 17 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Liberia: Ebola fears rise as clinic is looted

    MONROVIA, Liberia – Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital's largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Federal autopsy ordered in Missouri teen’s death

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Attorney General Eric Holder on Sunday ordered a federal medical examiner to perform another autopsy on a black Missouri teenager whos ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • DeKalb Park District plans playground shuffle

    DeKALB – DeKalb Park District staff will move playground equipment from one park to another while they figure out what some residents want.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • GOP newcomers say lack of experience asset in 2014

    CHICAGO – A suburban accountant and a retired downstate Marine say their lack of political experience is actually a big asset in the race to unseat tw ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Illinois colleges to be smoke-free indoors and out

    CHICAGO – Smoking will be banned indoors and out on all Illinois public college and university campuses starting next summer under legislation signed ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:16 pm
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