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Northwest Herald
Rotary Club of Woodstock to help about 1,200 families this holiday seasonThe Rotary Club of Woodstock works with community members, local businesses, th
Northwest Herald / Posted 56 minutes ago
The Rotary Club of Woodstock works with community members, local businesses, the Northern Illinois Food Bank, Toys for Tots and hundreds of volunteers to bring Christmas to families in need during the holiday season. Volunteers gathered to pack... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Rotary Club of Woodstock to help about 1,200 families this holiday seasonThe Rotary Club of Woodstock works with community members, local businesses, th
Northwest Herald / Posted 56 minutes ago
The Rotary Club of Woodstock works with community members, local businesses, the Northern Illinois Food Bank, Toys for Tots and hundreds of volunteers to bring Christmas to families in need during the holiday season. Volunteers gathered to pack... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Smith 2nd Huskie with consensus All-America honorNorthern Illinois defensive end Sutton Smith (15) reacts after sacking Nebraska
Daily Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
Northern Illinois defensive end Sutton Smith (15) reacts after sacking Nebraska quarterback Tanner Lee during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Northern Illinois won 21-17. (AP Photo/Nati... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
New NIU exhibit shares tales of strife: 'We want pens and notebooks'DeKALB – A new exhibit at the Blackwell History of Education Museum at Northern
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
DeKALB – A new exhibit at the Blackwell History of Education Museum at Northern Illinois University chronicles the history of a university that was not allowed to exist for its first decade. “We thought their struggles to create a university for... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb wrestling cruises to win against Morrisrecord to 4-1 after picking up a pin at 132, one of five pins for the Barbs in
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
record to 4-1 after picking up a pin at 132, one of five pins for the Barbs in a 53-21 win against Morris on Thursday in a Northern Illinois Big 12 East matchup. "It's a good feeling being in front of everyone," Lindemann said. "I'm a junior, but... Read more
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Daily Herald
Northern Illinois man faces 90 years in 2015 murder, arsonROCKFORD, Ill. -- A northern Illinois man has been sentenced to 90 years for fa
Daily Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- A northern Illinois man has been sentenced to 90 years for fatally shooting a man and his dog in 2015, robbing the home and setting it on fire. The Rockford Register Star reports 31-year-old Delano L. Foreman was sentenced... Read more
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SaukValley.com
She’s saying goodbye to director’s job, but not United Wayfrom Dixon High School in 1994 and Sauk Valley College in 1996, and she earned
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 hours ago
from Dixon High School in 1994 and Sauk Valley College in 1996, and she earned a bachelor’s degree in accountancy from Northern Illinois University in 1998. She lives in Dixon with her husband, Gary, and they have two daughters, Karly and... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Northwest Herald Power Rankings for Dec. 14but which Kishwaukee River Conference team deserves to be ranked highest? Johns
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
but which Kishwaukee River Conference team deserves to be ranked highest? Johnsburg and Marengo will battle Friday at the Northern Illinois Holiday Classic. 1. McHenry (9-1): The Warriors have won five straight games since their only loss to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
City's lawyers seek to sue estate of teen fatally shot by policeat a West Side apartment where LeGrier was staying with his father. LeGrier ha
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
at a West Side apartment where LeGrier was staying with his father. LeGrier had behaved erratically as a student at Northern Illinois University and had altercations with other students and run-ins with police, records show. LeGrier’s... Read more
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Northwest Herald
High school girls basketball insider: Jacobs' Kerri Healy is Athlete of the Week; notes, and moretwo of the four FVC co-champions from last season in Cary-Grove and Huntley. W
Northwest Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
two of the four FVC co-champions from last season in Cary-Grove and Huntley. Worth noting Records and milestones: The Northern Illinois Holiday Classic should see a couple of records and milestones broken this weekend. Marian Central's... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Ivan J. HullahGROVE – Ivan John Hullah, 94, of Franklin Grove, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017,
SaukValley.com / Posted 7 hours ago
GROVE – Ivan John Hullah, 94, of Franklin Grove, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at KSB Hospital in Dixon. He worked for Northern Illinois Gas Co. for 38 years before his retirement in 1988. Mr. Hullah was born Oct. 11, 1923, in Dixon, the son... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Smith becomes second Huskie to earn consensus All-America honorNorthern Illinois defensive end Sutton Smith (15) reacts after sacking Nebraska
Daily Chronicle / Posted 9 hours ago
Northern Illinois defensive end Sutton Smith (15) reacts after sacking Nebraska quarterback Tanner Lee during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Northern Illinois won 21-17. (AP Photo/Nati... Read more
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The Star
Harbison makes All-MAC Academic squadNorthern Illinois University red-shirt freshman running back Tre Harbison has b
The Star / Posted 9 hours ago
Northern Illinois University red-shirt freshman running back Tre Harbison has been named to the Mid-American Conference All-Academic football team for 2017. The Crest High graduate is a Journalism/Communication Studies major at the Dekalb,... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Pipestone, Hy-Vee team up to donate more than 5,000 pounds of pork to food bankSYCAMORE – Stan Gordon drives about 200 miles a day picking up and dropping off
Daily Chronicle / Posted 11 hours ago
SYCAMORE – Stan Gordon drives about 200 miles a day picking up and dropping off food donations as a truck driver for the Northern Illinois Food Bank. He could go anywhere, he said, on any day. When he stopped at the Sycamore Hy-Vee on Tuesday to... Read more
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Brown University Athletics
Ben Rosenblatt Named CoSIDA Academic All-AmericanHoltorf Kansas State Jr. 3.94 Agribusiness OL Justin Outslay Portland State Sr
Brown University Athletics / Posted 11 hours ago
Holtorf Kansas State Jr. 3.94 Agribusiness OL Justin Outslay Portland State Sr. 3.91 Business Finance OL Max Scharping Northern Illinois Gr. 3.99/3.67 Exercise Phys. / Fitness Leadership ST Parker Henry Tennessee Sr. 4.00 Finance DL Parker... Read more
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Lake County Journal
Twice As Nice Mother & Child announces board expansionhas spent most of her career living and working in Lake County. She received he
Lake County Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
has spent most of her career living and working in Lake County. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Northern Illinois University and spent 20 years teaching English at Jack Benny Junior High School in Waukegan and Columbia... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bowl season is upon us, here are some predictionsDec. 26 Why watch: You just went a whole day without watching a bowl game. Pi
The Morning Call / Posted 13 hours ago
Dec. 26 Why watch: You just went a whole day without watching a bowl game. Pick: UTAH 28-17. Quick Lane Bowl at Detroit Northern Illinois (plus 5 {) vs. Duke, 5:15 p.m. (ESPN) Why watch? NIU took a running back, turned him into a defensive end... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
'Art of Giving' brings in donations of art suppliesKVAL to purchase supplies for their art departments. The students were invited
Daily Chronicle / Posted 20 hours ago
KVAL to purchase supplies for their art departments. The students were invited to show and/or sell their artwork at the Northern Illinois Art Show, to be held June 2 and 3 in Sycamore on the courthouse lawn. There will be a student display tent... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
NIU's College of Visual and Performing Arts seeking more who want music lessonsshe was 3 and hasn’t put down her bow since. Montzka-Smelser, a 54-year-old DeK
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
she was 3 and hasn’t put down her bow since. Montzka-Smelser, a 54-year-old DeKalb resident and faculty instructor with Northern Illinois University’s School of Music, has performed in countless orchestras and chamber ensembles. But she said... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Santacaterina endures up-and-down season, thanks Huskies for unforgettable memoriesHer youngest son, Daniel, chose the word “Endure.”� The bracelet ended up bein
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Her youngest son, Daniel, chose the word “Endure.”� The bracelet ended up being an immense symbol this season for the Northern Illinois quarterback, who recently announced his transfer from the program.� “I knew I was going to head into a... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
NIU employee on leave pending criminal investigation since AugustDeKALB – Justin Bend, chief operating engineer for Northern Illinois University
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
DeKALB – Justin Bend, chief operating engineer for Northern Illinois University’s heating plant, has been on administrative leave since Aug. 8 pending an administrative and criminal investigation, according to documents obtained by the Daily... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
College Football: Moving outHer youngest son, Daniel, chose the word “Endure.”� The bracelet ended up bein
Kane County Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Her youngest son, Daniel, chose the word “Endure.”� The bracelet ended up being an immense symbol this season for the Northern Illinois quarterback, who recently announced his transfer from the program.� “I knew I was going to head into a... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Quarterback Daniel Santacaterina transferring after up-and-down season at NIUHer youngest son, Daniel, chose the word “Endure.”� The bracelet ended up bein
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Her youngest son, Daniel, chose the word “Endure.”� The bracelet ended up being an immense symbol this season for the Northern Illinois quarterback, who recently announced his transfer from the program.� “I knew I was going to head into a... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Effort to link area students with jobs gets $675K boosthigh school students with high-demand local jobs. The money is coming from a g
The Journal-Standard / Posted yesterday
high school students with high-demand local jobs. The money is coming from a grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois, and it will be distributed in three payments — $225,000 a year for the next three years. Highland and... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Watch every bowl game? Yes, there is a reason why for each(ESPN) Why watch: You just went a whole day without watching a bowl game. Pic
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted yesterday
(ESPN) Why watch: You just went a whole day without watching a bowl game. Pick: UTAH 28-17. Quick Lane Bowl at Detroit Northern Illinois (plus 5 1/2) vs. Duke, 5:15 p.m. (ESPN) Why watch? NIU took a running back, turned him into a defensive... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Watch every bowl game? Yes, there is a reason why for each(ESPN) Why watch: You just went a whole day without watching a bowl game. Pic
The Oakland Press / Posted yesterday
(ESPN) Why watch: You just went a whole day without watching a bowl game. Pick: UTAH 28-17. Quick Lane Bowl at Detroit Northern Illinois (plus 5 1/2) vs. Duke, 5:15 p.m. (ESPN) Why watch? NIU took a running back, turned him into a defensive... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Watch every bowl game? Yes, there is a reason why for eachvs. Utah, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN) Why watch: You just went a whole day without watchi
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted yesterday
vs. Utah, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN) Why watch: You just went a whole day without watching a bowl game. Quick Lane Bowl at Detroit Northern Illinois (plus 5 ½) vs. Duke, 5:15 p.m. (ESPN) Why watch? NIU took a running back, turned him into a defensive end... Read more
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Daily Mail
Moment grandmother jumps for joy when her grandson surprises herand gives him a hug 'Oh that's so good, oh that's so great,' she says. 'Oh tha
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
and gives him a hug 'Oh that's so good, oh that's so great,' she says. 'Oh that's pretty.' Robinson, who graduated from Northern Illinois University, pans the camera over to show her old oven that's off to the side, while she continues checking... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Illinois man sentenced to 32 years in mother's choking deathJOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man has been sentenced to 32 years in p
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for fatally choking his mother and dumping her body in the Des Plaines River. Will County prosecutors say a judge sentenced 37-year-old Shane Smith of Joliet on... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois man sentenced to 32 years in mother's choking deathJOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man has been sentenced to 32 years in p
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for fatally choking his mother and dumping her body in the Des Plaines River. Will County prosecutors say a judge sentenced 37-year-old Shane Smith of Joliet on... Read more
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New York Daily News
Watch every bowl game? Yes, there is a reason why for each(ESPN) Why watch: You just went a whole day without watching a bowl game. Pic
New York Daily News / Posted yesterday
(ESPN) Why watch: You just went a whole day without watching a bowl game. Pick: UTAH 28-17. Quick Lane Bowl at Detroit Northern Illinois (plus 5 ½) vs. Duke, 5:15 p.m. (ESPN) Why watch? NIU took a running back, turned him into a defensive end... Read more
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The News & Observer
Bowl season from Allen (Josh) to Zaccheaus (Olamide): Enjoy the (mostly) meaningless pigskin merrimentfor Amato, the Zips are a 22.5-point underdog to host team Florida Atlantic. D
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
for Amato, the Zips are a 22.5-point underdog to host team Florida Atlantic. D Detroit or Duke. The Blue Devils take on Northern Illinois in the Quick Lane Bowl at Detroit’s Ford Field on Dec. 26. The last time Duke won consecutive bowl trips?... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Watch every bowl game? Yes, there is a reason why for each(ESPN) Why watch: You just went a whole day without watching a bowl game. Pic
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted yesterday
(ESPN) Why watch: You just went a whole day without watching a bowl game. Pick: UTAH 28-17. Quick Lane Bowl at Detroit Northern Illinois (plus 5 ½) vs. Duke, 5:15 p.m. (ESPN) Why watch? NIU took a running back, turned him into a defensive end... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
NFL fan files lawsuit, Senator Nick Saban?, Bowl contest, Rushmore of best Star Wars quotesFresno State (-3.5) vs. Houston Heart of Dallas Bowl: Utah (-6.5) vs. West Vir
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
Fresno State (-3.5) vs. Houston Heart of Dallas Bowl: Utah (-6.5) vs. West Virginia Quick Lane Bowl: Duke (-3.5) over Northern Illinois Catcus Bowl: Kansas State (-2.5) vs. UCLA Independence Bowl: FSU (-14.5) vs. Southern Miss FOUR-POINT... Read more
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The MidWeek
Town Crier for Dec. 13, 2017Dec. 18 Place: Braden Counseling Center, 2600 DeKalb Avenue, Suite J. This fr
The MidWeek / Posted yesterday
Dec. 18 Place: Braden Counseling Center, 2600 DeKalb Avenue, Suite J. This free support group is in collaboration with Northern Illinois Rehab. Adult Board Game Night Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Date: Monday, Dec. 18 Place: Sycamore Public... Read more
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The MidWeek
‘Art of Giving’ brings in donations of art suppliesKVAL to purchase supplies for their art departments. The students were invited
The MidWeek / Posted yesterday
KVAL to purchase supplies for their art departments. The students were invited to show and/or sell their artwork at the Northern Illinois Art Show, to be held June 2 and 3 in Sycamore on the courthouse lawn. There will be a student display tent... Read more
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The MidWeek
Sycamore resident Good earns Eagle Scout rankwith Christ Community Church. He plans to attend Kishwaukee College to earn his
The MidWeek / Posted yesterday
with Christ Community Church. He plans to attend Kishwaukee College to earn his associate’s degree, then transfer to Northern Illinois University to study business administration. For information about Troop 2810, call Scoutmaster Terry... Read more
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The MidWeek
Northern Illinois University freezes tuition for 4th straight yearDeKALB – The Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees voted Thursday to f
The MidWeek / Posted yesterday
DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees voted Thursday to freeze tuition and lower fees for the 2018-19 school year. Tuition at the university has remained the same since the 2015-16 school year. Tuition will be $348.84 a credit... Read more
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The MidWeek
Looking Back for Dec. 13, 2017skating is in vogue with the thermometer hitting down along the zero mark. The
The MidWeek / Posted yesterday
skating is in vogue with the thermometer hitting down along the zero mark. The thickness of the ice on the pond at the Northern Illinois State Teachers College has reached sufficient quantities to hold all those who wish to skate. 1967 – 50... Read more
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The MidWeek
Building a sound bridgefeature repetitive vocalizations. Elizabeth Lanza, a second-year graduate stud
The MidWeek / Posted yesterday
feature repetitive vocalizations. Elizabeth Lanza, a second-year graduate student studying speech language pathology at Northern Illinois University, created the Bridges Choir in mid-October as a way to help stroke survivors improve their... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois man sentenced to 32 years in mother's choking deathJOLIET, Ill. -- A northern Illinois man has been sentenced to 32 years in priso
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
JOLIET, Ill. -- A northern Illinois man has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for fatally choking his mother and dumping her body in the Des Plaines River. Will County prosecutors say a judge sentenced 37-year-old Shane Smith of Joliet on... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Steinhafels furniture superstore to open in 2018 in Crystal Lakea fall 2018 opening with 50 new jobs. The fourth-generation, family-owned busin
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
a fall 2018 opening with 50 new jobs. The fourth-generation, family-owned business has stores throughout Wisconsin and northern Illinois. This will be its second store in Illinois. The other is in Vernon Hills. Steinhafels and the shopping... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Feuerbach, Sycamore lose shootout to Daffenberg, Yorkvillepoints, but Daffenberg poured in 33 to lead the Foxes past Sycamore 64-58 and i
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
points, but Daffenberg poured in 33 to lead the Foxes past Sycamore 64-58 and in the process hand the Spartans their first Northern Illinois Big 12 East loss. "Definitely not one of my best defensive games," said Daffenberg, a 5-foot-11 guard... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Genoa-Kingston boys top Sycamoreof them on the back or their all-out effort." Up next: The Spartans travel to
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
of them on the back or their all-out effort." Up next: The Spartans travel to Kaneland at 7 p.m. Friday as they return to Northern Illinois Big 12 East play. The Cogs play another nonconference game against Woodstock North at 7 p.m. Monday in... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Boundary maneuver kept northern Illinois from becoming part of Wisconsinnorth of the original boundary line. Wisconsin became a territory in 1836 and
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
north of the original boundary line. Wisconsin became a territory in 1836 and for several years protested against the northern Illinois boundary, claiming the southern tip of the lake as the true boundary. In 1840, delegates in northern... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
NIU College of Law to lower out-of-state tuitionDeKALB – Northern Illinois University law students from out-of-state currently
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
DeKALB – Northern Illinois University law students from out-of-state currently pay about double the rate charged to their in-state counterparts. The jury is in, and that's about to change. The university's Board of Trustees unanimously approved a... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Letter: Freeport's community agencies fail to help veteran in needArmy and the Red Cross. Well, this man was becoming frustrated and did not know
The Journal-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Army and the Red Cross. Well, this man was becoming frustrated and did not know where to turn. Finally he called Contact of Northern Illinois. This was mid-afternoon on Saturday, and he needed to be at O'Hare by 6:50 p.m. The crisis line specialist... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
EVERETT: A look at the college football playoffsteam the following week. For this game they're hot. Mountaineers by 12. Dec. 2
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
team the following week. For this game they're hot. Mountaineers by 12. Dec. 26, the Quick Lane Bowl: Duke Blue Devils vs. Northern Illinois Huskies. The Huskies do not do well in this setting. Duke by 21. They have to get the fans not to feed the... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Rullo awarded for sales performancewas recently awarded for his sales performance through October 2017. Out of mor
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
was recently awarded for his sales performance through October 2017. Out of more than 2,300 sales associates in the northern Illinois region, Rullo and his team are ranked No. 15, according to a news release. He and his wife, Vicky, also a... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Iowa State freshman Lindell Wigginton is exceeding expectations for Cyclonesover Boise State. Wigginton scored at least 21 points in the next three games,
Newton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
over Boise State. Wigginton scored at least 21 points in the next three games, including a career-high 28 in a drubbing of Northern Illinois, and he scored 16 in Sunday’s 20-point win over Alcorn State. Wigginton was known for attacking the basket... Read more
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