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  • Careful winter storage of feeders means happy hummingbirds in spring

    Another season has come and gone, and so have the ruby-throated hummingbirds. Many people enjoy those little flying emerald jewels and supplement the ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • School offers free coffee to parents

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    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU caps tuition rate in new fee structure

    DeKALB – The Board of Trustees of Northern Illinois University has approved a streamlined and simplified tuition and fee structure.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU sexual assault task force makes report

    DeKALB – The report of Northern Illinois University’s Presidential Task Force on Violence Against Women Act contains policy and procedural recommendat ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • It’s not too late to get your flu shot

    To reduce the risk of illness, public health departments and health care organizations across the state, including the DeKalb County Health Department ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Shabbona museum receives grant

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    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb police receive domestic violence offender tracking program

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    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Pritchard: Technology the key to growth

    As communities and the state look for ways to get the economy moving, many legislators believe the answer lies in technology and innovation.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa celebrates the season

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    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Wildlife center hopes for end-of-year donations

    SYCAMORE – Hundreds of thousands of orphaned and injured wild animals were rescued over the past year by wildlife rehabilitators, and many of the resc ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Volunteers needed for 2 tax help programs

    Kishwaukee United Way is collaborating with Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois and AARP Tax-Aide to help recruit volunteer tax preparers for the ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Keep your pet happy and healthy during the holidays

    During the holidays, pet owners must give extra special attention to hazards in the home that can affect the safety and health of their pets, accordin ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Registration open for 4-H summer camp

    Registration for 4-H Camp 2015 is open. This year, 4-H Camp is set for June 28-July 2 at Camp Benson in Mount Carroll.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Home for the holidays

    WATERMAN – It took David Barnes more than two months to decorate his home for the Waterman House Walk.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Ready for anything: Ways to give the gift of preparedness

    With the holidays fast approaching, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region V office encourages e ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

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