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NIU Annuitants Association sets winter coffee hour 2019-02-08 06:30:00The Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association will host a winter coffee hour Feb. 18 at Oak Crest Retirement Center, 2944 Greenwood Acres Dr

Lions host Genoa-Kingston district spelling bee 2019-02-08 06:30:00The Genoa Lions Club hosted the Genoa-Kingston School District 424 spelling bee Jan. 16 at the Masonic Temple in Genoa, where 12 finalists gathered fo

IN UNIFORM 2019-02-08 06:30:00U.S. Air Force Airman Katherine E. Domeier graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Paint with an artist slated at DeKalb 2019-02-08 06:30:00DeKALB – Children can use their imagination to paint anything they would like on a canvas at the DeKalb Public Library.

Glad Tidings Assembly of God schedules hymn sing 2019-02-08 06:30:00Glad Tidings Assembly of God, 2325 N. First St. in DeKalb, will host a hymn sing at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 20. The public is invited.

Donations needed for Scouting for Food 2019-02-08 06:30:00Local Scouts soon will be collecting donations for the Scouting for Food program. On March 9, Kishwaukee District Scouts wi

Tails seeks auction items for annual fundraiser 2019-02-08 06:30:00DeKALB – Tails Humane Society needs your support. The annual dinner and auction, Tropical Tails, will return March 9,

HarmonEssence seeks singers 2019-02-08 06:30:00HarmonEssence, a woman's singing group based in DeKalb, sang Christmas tunes at shops in downtown Sycamore and DeKalb during the Chocolate Walk and T

Local pilot helps young people discover flight 2019-02-08 06:30:00Charles Lundsberg of Sycamore has given more than 100 young people a free demonstration airplane ride as part of the Experimental Aircraft Association

Ridulph ordained at Sycamore church 2019-02-08 06:30:00The ordination of Charles M. Ridulph took place Jan. 20 at the Evangelical Church of St. John (Missouri Synod) in Sycamore. Pictured with Ridulph (fro

Jazz at the Egyptian raises money for school 2019-02-08 02:24:00DeKALB – Isaac Armstead remembers growing up with jazz music playing around the house. His mom would play it while cleaning or making dinner and

Sycamore man acquitted in aggravated battery trial 2019-02-08 02:19:00SYCAMORE – A jury didn’t need long to acquit a 34-year-old Sycamore man accused of slashing a man with a knife in a bar fight.

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State Highway 6 through Wakefield closes 2019-02-08 00:39:00State Highway 6 through Wakefield closes as residents evacuated due to fire risk With the Nelson and Tasman Civil Defence Emergency Operations team de

Tasman fire - Further evacuations in Wakefield area 2019-02-08 00:37:00As part of the evacuation process, State Highway 6 will be closed in the evacuated area to assist Police with controlling the area.

Horowhenua welcomes in Year of the Pig 2019-02-07 23:23:00Horowhenua is welcoming in the Chinese Year of the Pig with a cultural celebration in Levin and Foxton on Saturday 16 February.

Get your glad rags on 2019-02-07 22:48:00The crowds will flock to the central city plaza in Hastings on Thursday [February 14] to get togged up for the region’s biggest festival of the

Waitangi Tribunal Hearings may limit parking in Waikanae 2019-02-07 22:38:00The Kāpiti Coast District Council is advising people against driving to the Waikanae Town Centre next week, while Waitangi Tribunal hearings will

Northern Coromandel road works will cause short delays 2019-02-07 22:29:00Delays of up to about 15 minutes can be expected between Monday 11 February and 11 March on Port Jackson Road and Colville Road while work to repair d

Cantabrians responding to Nelson fire 2019-02-07 22:25:00Nearly 30 personnel from Canterbury councils have been deployed to help respond to the fires in Nelson.

Police appeal for information on alleged roofing scams 2019-02-07 22:17:00Police investigating a series of alleged roofing scams in the Auckland region are appealing for information on the whereabouts of three men.

Appeal for information following penguin thefts 2019-02-07 21:57:00Hawkes Bay Police are appealing for information regarding the theft of little blue penguins in Napier.

UPDATE: Homicide investigation Akina, Hastings 2019-02-07 21:56:00A 42-year-old man has been arrested in relation to a death in Akina, Hastings overnight.

NPDC facilities help triathletes go for Tokyo gold 2019-02-07 21:26:00Some of the world’s best young athletes are gearing up for Olympic gold in NPDC’s parks, pools and roads.

Huntly gets creative with its first ‘Arts in 2019-02-07 21:20:00Huntly’s first ‘Arts in the Park’ family day at Fraser Park on Saturday next week (16 Feb) will offer people the chance to try out d

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Five-time Oscar nominee Albert Finney dies 2019-02-08 17:30:01Veteran British actor Albert Finney has died at age 82. Photo: Reuters British actor Albert Finney, who rose to fame on a post-war wave of grit

Q'town man launches world first deer milk beauty 2019-02-08 16:53:16The protein-rich milk is attracting interest from scientists. Photo: Supplied via NZ Herald Milking deer could open up a new high-value dairy

Region in biggest air firefight on record 2019-02-08 16:12:17KEY POINTS: Pigeon Valley fire continued to "burn actively overnight" as it heads into its fifth day.The blaze covers 2100ha with a perimeter of 27

Dunedin crew ready to ‘do our bit’ 2019-02-08 14:57:45Dunedin firefighters, led by Dunedin Central Fire Station senior station officer Cam McLachlan at left, after they arrived in Nelson tonight to help i

Collars corral cattle 2019-02-08 10:36:21Farm fences could be history as an Otago farm tests some cattle collars with a difference.

Many in fear at Milburn prison 2019-02-08 10:36:21Photo: Getty Images Prisoners and guards are living in fear of gang violence and random attacks at Otago’s prison, and it is only a matte

State highway poses problem 2019-02-08 10:36:21Dunedin's busy state highway system, carrying more than 31,000 vehicles a day, could be cut to one two-way road running through the city.

Robbery suspect still eluding police 2019-02-08 10:30:21A man being sought in relation to the aggravated robbery of an Oamaru motel on Monday continues to elude police.

Residents vote against airport plan 2019-02-08 10:30:21Jim Boult Opposition to the possible development of Wanaka Airport continues to mount, this time from its closest neighbours.

Search teams stood down at Slope Point 2019-02-08 10:30:21Searchers scour the rocks at Slope Point late last month. Photo: Ben Waterworth Police say the search for two fishermen who went missing off ro

Thousands now rise to multisport challenge 2019-02-08 10:30:21More than 1000 Wanaka schoolchildren compete in the junior challenge each year, and it is part of the school curriculum. Photo: Sean Nugent It

CDC pushes to raise water standards 2019-02-08 10:30:21Gareth Phillips Clutha District Council  is working to increase compliance with drinking water standards following a succession of E. coli

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Tasman fire - Patrols to continue overnight in 2019-02-08 04:05:22Police and NZDF are continuing with community reassurance and security patrols this evening and overnight in the evacuated areas. Evacuations will sho

Fire now under control in Sir Stanley Whitehead 2019-02-08 02:34:12The Fire and Emergency New Zealand crews worked hard to tackle the fire on Sir Stanley Whitehead Reserve this afternoon and now deem it to be under co

Tasman fire - Further evacuations in Wakefield area 2019-02-08 00:10:48Police advise the Civil Defence controller has authorised further evacuation of the Wakefield area. The additional area now to be evacuated is bound b

Waitangi Tribunal Hearings may limit parking in Waikanae 2019-02-07 22:38:24The Kāpiti Coast District Council is advising people against driving to the Waikanae Town Centre next week, while Waitangi Tribunal hearing

Breaking down science stereotypes 2019-02-07 22:31:47If you ask a class of primary school children to draw a picture of a scientist, often they will draw a man in a white lab coat.

Northern Coromandel road works will cause short delays 2019-02-07 22:29:26Delays of up to about 15 minutes can be expected between Monday 11 February and 11 March on Port Jackson Road and Colville Road while work to repair d

Successful Summer Research Scholarship programme wraps up 2019-02-07 22:14:19A successful summer of research was wrapped up at a function held at the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts on 7 February.

Proud to be a School Trustee 2019-02-07 22:03:28The New Zealand School Trustees Association is inviting people who have served on a school board of trustees at any time in the past 30 years, to rall

Appeal for information following penguin thefts 2019-02-07 21:57:00Please attribute to Sergeant Craig Vining, District Deployment Coordinator Hawkes Bay Police are appealing for information regarding the theft of litt

Update: Homicide investigation Akina, Hastings 2019-02-07 21:55:37A 42-year-old man has been arrested in relation to a death in Akina, Hastings overnight. Police were called to a Lumsden Road address at about 2.35am

Outcomes of 7 February Hamilton City Council meeting 2019-02-07 21:25:48A proposal to change the gaming mix at Hamilton Casino will now go to wider public consultation, including a public hearing as part of the process.

NPDC facilities help triathletes go for Tokyo gold 2019-02-07 21:19:37Some of the world’s best young athletes are gearing up for Olympic gold in NPDC’s parks, pools and roads. Triathlon Australia’s Inte

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