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DeKalb County History Center exhibit recognized for excellence New! 2019-12-11 06:30:00Each year the Illinois Association of Museums celebrates the best in Illinois museums. From service awards to lifetime ach

4-H members, volunteers recognized for achievements New! 2019-12-11 06:30:00The annual DeKalb County 4-H Recognition Night was held Nov. 17 for 4-H volunteers and members at the Center for Agriculture.

KinderCare hosts community book drive New! 2019-12-11 06:30:00DeKalb KinderCare Learning Center is hosting a community book drive for the new Genoa Area Community Food & Education Hub.

FVCS makes holiday wish list New! 2019-12-11 06:30:00Fox Valley Community Services has made its holiday wish list for the Adult Day Service program. These items greatly enhance the ADS activities that ta

Democrats unveil impeachment charges; Trump left ‘no choice’ New! 2019-12-11 00:59:00WASHINGTON – House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, declaring his actions toward Ukrai

Pritzker signs bill promoting diverse workforce New! 2019-12-11 00:58:00SPRINGFIELD – Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation Tuesday aimed at ensuring minority workers have access to jobs created through th

Sycamore School District 427 Board honors choir students New! 2019-12-11 00:58:00SYCAMORE – Sycamore School Board President Jim Dombek awarded medals to four of the Sycamore Middle School students who will participate in an h

Annual DeKalb basketball game helps to donate toys New! 2019-12-11 00:58:00DeKALB – DeKalb fire department and police officials force faced off against the DeKalb school district faculty in the fifth annual Guns and Hos

Objections filed against 14th, 16th Congressional District candidates New! 2019-12-11 00:57:00Objections were filed Monday against the candidacy paperwork of 14th Congressional District candidate Catalina Lauf of Woodstock and 16th Congressiona

DeKalb's fall leaf collection is over for 2019 New! 2019-12-11 00:55:00DeKALB – The City of DeKalb is now finished with fall leaf collection for 2019, according to a news release from the Public Works Department.

City of DeKalb seeks community development applications for New! 2019-12-11 00:55:00DeKALB – DeKalb Mayor Jerry Smith announced Monday that the city is once again accepting applications from area nonprofits for its 2020 Communit

Numbers show 20% of NIU residential space vacant; New! 2019-12-11 00:53:00DeKALB – Fall enrollment at Northern Illinois University is at its lowest in 50 years, and as a result, 20% of residential spaces on campus are

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Rangitata bridge, SH1, opening late this afternoon New! 2019-12-10 17:36:00SH1 at the Rangitata Bridge will open late this afternoon. The exact time will be confirmed at 3 pm today, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency System

New lanes opening on Southern Motorway New! 2019-12-10 17:33:00The Southern Corridor Improvements (SCI) project has begun opening new motorway lanes between Takanini and Papakura Interchanges, starting with a new

Civil Defence Timaru Update New! 2019-12-10 17:24:00The current situation remains extremely changeable, the river remains unpredictable and with little to no flood defence is prone to further breakouts,

Statement from Paul Quinn, Chair of White Island New! 2019-12-10 17:20:00“First and foremost, we would like to express our sorrow and offer condolences to those who have lost their loved ones following the eruption on

White Island - work continues to launch recovery New! 2019-12-10 16:36:00We understand and appreciate the desire of families and the public for the bodies to be retrieved as soon as possible.

Council committed to ensuring film office’s success 2019-12-10 16:24:00Changes to the Film Otago Southland Film Office and Board will not impact on the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC)’s continued support an

100 days to go to Christchurch’s most exciting 2019-12-10 15:30:00With just 100 days to go to the first-ever Grow Ō Tautahi Christchurch Garden Festival, the list of events and activities is growing with somethi

Hutt City Council backs changes to waste and 2019-12-10 15:05:00Better managing waste and recycling across Lower Hutt, and replacing Naenae Pool alongside a plan to reinvigorate the town centre have been agreed as

A Tragedy of White Island Eruption 2019-12-10 14:31:00International Muslim Association of New Zealand would like to share our sadness and condolences to the affected families of those were either injured

Sustainability Report shows benefits of water scheme 2019-12-10 14:27:00Every year the Central Plains Water Trust (the Trust) commissions an independent expert report on the environmental, social and economic performance o

Athletes work to save Kauri 2019-12-10 14:21:00Top ranked athletes through High Performance Sport NZ will be joining the Kauri Res-cue team to treat sick kauri trees on private land in Auckland on

NSY NZ at New Zealand’s first Sikh Games 2019-12-10 14:18:00Nanaksar Sikh Youth is a non-profit organisation that aims to appreciate and encourage each individual's uniqueness and build positive, long-lasting

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Bash for Cash raises $30,000 for family 2019-12-08 10:30:00Match official Marc Phillips throws handfuls of lollies for the children at the South Otago Cricket Princess Esme’s T20 Bash for Cash appeal in

Deep sense of loss not helped by rainbow 2019-12-08 10:30:00Gulliver and Uma lived on three continents. PHOTOS: SUPPLIED For Jesse Bering, the death of his beloved border terrier dogs Gulliver and Uma wa

Big win for Marist; Metro sneaks home 2019-12-08 10:30:00In the Southland premier league club competition, Marist, Metropolitan and Waikoikoi each earned valuable wins before the one-day competition takes a

Three golds for Veitch as Otago brings home 2019-12-08 10:30:00Shay Veitch Otago athletes negotiated awful conditions to bring home the medals from Wellington.

Dempster holds nerve to snatch close win for 2019-12-08 10:30:00Jackson Miller, of the Lawrence Lions, unsuccessfully tries a ramp shot only to flick it on to the wickets at the South Otago T20 final against the Ka

River Terrace objects to council about fees 2019-12-08 10:30:00The developer behind a controversial subdivision in Cromwell has made a formal objection to the Central Otago District Council over fees relating to t

Merino brand plan global from start 2019-12-08 10:30:00Hamish Acland, founder of Wanaka-based lifestyle brand Mons Royale. Photo: Supplied The International Wool Textile Organisation held its Wool

Steel strong in both defence and attack 2019-12-08 10:30:00Shannon Saunders of Southern Steel tries to break the defence during the 2019 Super Club Tournament match between Southern Steel and Wasps at the Traf

Keeping the faith on a family tradition 2019-12-08 10:30:00Campaign for Wool New Zealand trustee Craig Smith in the Wool in Schools "woolshed" which has been travelling around schools. Photo: Sally Rae

ODT quiz: December 9 2019-12-08 10:30:00Test your local and general knowledge by taking the Otago Daily Times quiz for Monday, December 9.

Call goes out for ‘wool renaissance’ 2019-12-08 10:30:00Stephen McDougall "It's time for a wool renaissance."

Social media frequently is not 2019-12-08 10:30:00Social media is not the great equaliser but the magnifier of disparity. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES If you feel singled out by social media, you are no

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Mayor Goff welcomes government’s $12b infrastructure announcement New! 2019-12-10 23:37:27Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says he welcomes the government’s announcement of $12 billion in extra infrastructure investment, including $6.8 billio

Hamilton City Council ready to help New! 2019-12-10 23:18:51Families of Whakaari White Island victims are already arriving in Hamilton - and the city is making sure it’s ready.

Latest GNS calculations show medium likelihood of Whakaari New! 2019-12-10 22:56:47There is a "medium likelihood" of an eruption outside the vent area of Whakaari/White Island, with volcanic tremor increasing, GNS Science experts s

Final checks of Yarrow Stadium under way before New! 2019-12-10 22:24:22Detailed design work has been completed for repairs to Yarrow Stadium’s earthquake-prone stands and is being peer reviewed before going out for

Greater restrictions on use of paraquat - EPA New! 2019-12-10 21:42:25The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is placing greater controls on the use of the herbicide paraquat. Paraquat is the first active ingredient

Otago Regional Council approves ECO Fund recipients for New! 2019-12-10 21:23:45The Otago Regional Council (ORC) approved the recommendations of the ECO Fund decision panel today.

Rangitata Bridge, SH1, reopening 6 pm after three New! 2019-12-10 21:15:11Rangitata bridge linking Timaru and Ashburton SH1, opening 6pm SH1 at the Rangitata Bridge will open at 6 pm tonight. There will be temporary speed li

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