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  • Petition drive aims to get road designated a national monument

    DeKALB – John O’Halloran got his kicks on the Lincoln Highway 2 years ago. He left his Twombly Road ...
    NEW: Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Apple, Google bring smartphone functions to car dashboards

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – Playing deejay with voice commands will get easier for more Americans this fall a ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:23 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Saturday, Sept. 5Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chi ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:22 pm
  • Schaumburg teen’s dental visit changes state law

    SCHAUMBURG (AP) – The dental difficulties of a Schaumburg teenager with autism have led to a change ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • Reynoldswood offers camp tours at Saturday blessing

    DIXON – A blessing of a community garden shelter and benches, plus hayrides and camp tours, will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday at Reynoldswood Christian Ca ...
    UPDATED: Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Chicago officials to reopen high school after fiery protests

    CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago officials announced plans Thursday to open a new arts-focused school in a nei ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • 11-year-old accidentally shot dead at Chicago home

    CHICAGO (AP) – Police say an 11-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed by a relative at a hom ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • Depot Avenue railroad crossing closed for repairs

    DIXON – Union Pacific Railroad will close the Depot Avenue railroad crossing today and Saturday for repairs, the city said in a news release.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • East Illinois village considers allowing coyote hunts

    TOLONO (AP) – A small community in eastern Illinois is debating whether to allow the hunting of coyo ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:42 pm
  • SAT scores slip slightly; more students take test

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Student performance on the SAT college entrance exam is lagging, continuing a most ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:42 pm
  • Inmate who escaped near Princeton still on the loose

    PRINCETON – A prisoner who escaped at the Great Sauk Trail rest area on westbound Interstate 80 Wednesday afternoon was still on the run Thursday, sta ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • More clues found in cop killing

    FOX LAKE – Police investigating the shooting death of a Fox Lake police officer hope a video from a Fox Lake resident and information gleaned from evi ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:17 pm
  • K's Korners owners fielding offers

    STERLING – After moving and restoring a large dairy barn to accommodate an expansion into special events, K’s Korners could be sold.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • City OKs reimbursement for development group

    ROCK FALLS – The council has authorized the city to reimburse the city’s economic development group more than $41,000 for costs incurred in a project ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:54 pm
  • Splash rad: siblings beat heat at park in Oregon

    Danny Welty, 6, of Dixon douses himself under a bucket of water Thursday at the splash pad in Oregon West Park. The pad, and anywhere else in the area ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:16 pm
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