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  • Bonneur to be Main Street's acting executive director through 2014

    DIXON – Dixon Main Street will wait until next year to start the search for its next executive director.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • U.N.: Iraq has executed 60 people this year

    BAGHDAD (AP) – Iraqi authorities have executed at least 60 people so far in 2014, a United Nations r ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Obama calls Quinn supporters to action

    CHICAGO (AP) – President Barack Obama returned to his hometown Sunday in a bid to whip up support for Gov. Pat Quinn, as Democrats fight to hold contr ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • Missing DeKalb girl found in Chicago

    DeKALB – The 14-year-old missing DeKalb girl was located in good condition in DeKalb on Sunday and returned to her family in DeKalb, DeKalb Police Det ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • DeKalb Public Library moving forward with expansion

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Public Library is moving forward with its expansion construction, now that it has received its full building permit.
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • Pope beatifies Paul VI at remarkable synod’s end

    VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:29 pm
  • On the road to find the world's funniest person

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they’d be ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:26 pm
  • Man finds success with two passions: music and food

    LIBERTYVILLE (AP) – Some people are lucky to have one passion in life and have it lead to success.Co ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:29 pm
  • Marine accused in Philippine killing tests U.S. ties

    OLONGAPO, Philippines (AP) – Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a cof ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:26 pm
  • CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

    ATLANTA (AP) – Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using p ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:25 pm
  • Report: Springfield HS often missing armed guards

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Off-duty police officers hired to provide security in three Springfield high scho ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Homeless man found dead in Elgin

    ELGIN (AP) – Authorities say a homeless man has been found dead in Elgin.Local media reported the ma ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:14 pm
  • Halloween pancakes, parade to haunt Dixon

    DIXON – A monster pancakes fundraiser for Dixon Main Street and Lee County Council on Aging will be from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Dixon Senior Center, ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • Sign up now for Toys for Tots

    ROCK FALLS – Sauk Valley Marines Detachment 913 will sign up families for this year’s Whiteside County Toys for Tots program starting Saturday.
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Anti-bullying night Saturday in Amboy

    AMBOY – Area middle and high school students can attend Bully Bash 2014 from 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Teen Turf, 235 W. Main St.
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:19 pm
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