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  1. NIU sees decline in enrollmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | Northwest Herald

    DeKALB - Northern Illinois University recently was named one of the 100 safest colleges in the country, and was listed among the top 10 universities that offered the best value to students. It also received special recognition last year by the Brookings Institution as one of the few universities in the nation to produce important research while aiding students from low-income families.

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  2. Goodwill of Northern Illinois plans community resource room in McHenryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | Northwest Herald

    McHENRY - Goodwill of Northern Illinois plans to open its first McHenry County community resource room, thanks to a grant from the McHenry County Community Foundation. The foundation awarded Goodwill a $5,000 grant to open the space, which will be located at the McHenry Goodwill store, 2006 N. Richmond Road.

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  3. McHenry woman charged after 4-car crash in GenoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Northwest Herald

    Jim Burgh check the damage to a red Nissan at the intersection of Route 23 and Baseline Road on Wednesday in Genoa. Three vehicles traveling south on Route 23 were at a stop behind a maroon Nissan Altima turning east on Baseline Road when the driver of a silver Hyundai was unable to stop, hit the red Nissan and caused a chain reaction.

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  4. McHenry woman charged after four-car crash in GenoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Northwest Herald

    GENOA - A McHenry woman has been charged with failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident after she rear-ended a car, causing a four-car collision Wednesday afternoon in Genoa, police said. Shannon C. Reel, 20, of the 5000 block of Maple Hill Drive in McHenry, was driving a silver Hyundai south on Route 23, failed to stop and rear-ended a red Nissan driven by John M. Etzbach, 55, of the 1400 block of Jefferson Street in Mendota, who was waiting at the stop sign at Baseline Road around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in Genoa, according to a news release from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office.

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  5. DeKalb could be in running for Toyota-Mazda plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Although it's too early to say whether DeKalb will be a serious contender for a future Toyota-Mazda manufacturing plant promising up to 4,000 jobs, local officials agreed that the city has a competitive edge. The companies recently announced plans for a $1.6 billion joint-venture plant in the U.S. with annual production capacity of about 300,000 vehicles and a goal to begin operations in 2021.

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  6. Cary man wins Best of Show at vintage car event in SycamoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    About 1,200 cars, 77 motorcycles and 1,500 people rolled into downtown Sycamore on Sunday for the 18th annual Fizz Ehrler Memorial Turning Back Time Car Show. The crowd cheers Sunday during the opening ceremony of the 18th annual Fizz Ehrler Memorial Turning Back Time Car Show, as 1940s Boeing-Stearman biplanes flown by Scott Carlson and Claude Sunday fly over downtown Sycamore.

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  7. DeKalb police officer earns good Samaritan badgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Matthew Apgar - [email protected] DeKalb police officer Jeff Winters talks to a man along Sycamore Road on June 13 near the Kishwaukee Country Club in DeKalb. DeKALB - Officer Jeff Winters said he was running through the aisles of Walmart, refusing to let the subject get away.

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  8. DeKalb police chief's libel lawsuit against Crystal Lake man still in courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    The DeKalb police chief's lawsuit against a Crystal Lake man, claiming emails he sent to the DeKalb mayor and other city officials were libelous and could have cost him his job, is continuing. Gene Lowery filed suit in DeKalb County Court in January 2016, seeking damages from Thomas G. Salvi, for libel.

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  9. Police: Suspect in Sycamore homicide was victim's estranged husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    A man suspected of killing a DeKalb woman in the parking lot at her workplace Friday afternoon was shot and killed by police in southwest suburban Lyons hours later, police said. Sycamore Deputy Police Chief Jim Winters said that the man who was killed in a confrontation about 5:54 p.m. Friday was the only suspect in the slaying of Lidia J. Juarez, 37, of DeKalb.

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  10. Suspect in Sycamore homicide was victim's estranged husband, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    A man suspected of killing a DeKalb woman in the parking lot at her workplace Friday afternoon was shot and killed by police in southwest suburban Lyons hours later, police said. Sycamore police Deputy Chief Jim Winters said that the man who was killed in a confrontation around 5:54 p.m. Friday was the only suspect in the slaying of Lidia J. Juarez, 37, of DeKalb.

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  11. Man accused of beating girlfriend's dog to death in West DundeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    A DeKalb man accused of beating his girlfriend's dog to death in West Dundee is out on bond and due back in Kane County Court on July 12. West Dundee police said Friday in a news release that Nathan M. Begovich, 20, of the 100 block of East Lincoln Highway, killed the small dog, Bella, on April 13 after it had an accident on the floor of his girlfriend's home on Eichler Drive. When his girlfriend tried to stop him, he spit in her face, police said.

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  12. Sycamore police broke off DUI investigation of Elgin officerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Sycamore Police Chief Glenn Theriault addresses concerned parents at a meeting in March 2015. Theriault has been on leave since April 11 as city officials investigate why an Elgin police officer was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence but later released without charges.

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  13. League of Women Voters event in St. Charles to host Rep. Randy HultgrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    ST. CHARLES – The League of Women Voters invites community members to a 14th Congressional District question-and-answer session from 7 to 8:30 p.m. April 18 at the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Questions will come from the audience and must be written on question cards passed out by league members.

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  14. Northern Illinois University community honors 2008 shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Laurel Dubowski places a yellow flower at the base of each memorial during a ceremony outside of Cole Hall on Tuesday at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. The ninth anniversary ceremony was held to remember the lives of Dubowski's daughter, Gayle Dubowski, 20, and fellow NIU students Julianna Gehant, 32, Daniel Parmenter, 20, Catalina Garcia, 20, and Ryanne Mace, 19, who were killed by a campus shooter in 2008.

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  15. Northern Illinois University community honors Valentine's Day shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Laurel Dubowski places a yellow flower at the base of each memorial during a ceremony outside of Cole Hall on Tuesday at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. The ninth anniversary ceremony was held to remember the lives of Dubowski's daughter, Gayle Dubowski, 20, and fellow NIU students Julianna Gehant, 32, Daniel Parmenter, 20, Catalina Garcia, 20, and Ryanne Mace, 19, who were killed by a campus shooter in 2008.

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  16. 20 NIU students affected by Trump travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Alghzzy moved here for school from Syria and is one of many affected by the recent travel ban. Northern Illinois University statistics graduate student Atef Alghzzy poses for a portrait Friday in DeKalb.

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  17. Rauner appoints new NIU trusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    DeKALB – Gov. Bruce Rauner announced three new appointments and one reappointment to the Northern Illinois University board of trustees Friday. New appointees are Eric Wasowicz, Dennis Barsema and Veronica Herraro.

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  18. Lyons named Northwest Herald managing editorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Kevin Lyons, Northwest Herald's news editor since 2004, has been named managing editor of the newspaper and multimedia outlet, effective immediately, Shaw Media announced Wednesday. "Kevin's been the rock of the Northwest Herald's newsroom for more than a decade," Northwest Herald executive editor Dan McCaleb said.

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  19. 5-year-old Marengo boy starts coat drive for homeless in DeKalbRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Brayden Jenkins, 5, poses for a photo near boxes of coats at Roc's Barber Shop in DeKalb. Brayden started a coat drive at the shop and left a picture of himself with a note about why helping people stay warm is important.

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