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Photos from a WNIJ public records request to the DeKalb County Health Department. Photos were sent to Health Department officials at various times via email since 2016. Photos and emails do not reflect internal remedial efforts made in response by Suburban management or maintenance crews, and it’s unclear whether management was made aware of tenant concerns before tenants reached out to the health department.

Tenants living in unincorporated apartments report health concerns to county

By Sarah Jesmer | December 9, 2019

Editor's note: This story is part of a collaboration with WNIJ. Listen to this story's radio broadcast here. Read News Editor Noah Thornburgh's story here. Listen to WNIJ's broadcast on why we came to this story here.DeKALB — County renters and landlords...

Election: Trump needs more than Florida to win

By Northern Star staff | November 8, 2016

Political Science Professor Matthew Streb thinks Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton doesn't need to worry if she doesn't get Florida's electoral votes."Everyone is focused on Florida, and Florida's great; Florida's important, but Hillary...

Pass, Fail: WNIJ provides marijuana forum, state can’t reach budget agreement

By Abby Zaccaria | July 6, 2015

See what’s a pass and what’s a fail as judged by Perspective Columnist Abby Zaccaria.PassWNIJ recently provided public forum to discuss medial marijuana in Illinois.Community members who participated in Context: Medical Marijuana and Illinois had...

Charles Fischer, Graham Crackers Comics owner, looks for comic for a customer April 21 at Graham Crackers Comics, 901 Lucinda Ave.

‘Magic: The Gathering’ event to raise money for Alpha Phi Omega’s annual Duck Race

By Northern Star staff | March 20, 2015

Graham Crackers Comics and Alpha Phi Omega will hold Friday Night Magic 7 p.m. to midnight April 3 at Graham Crackers Comics, 901 Lucinda Ave.Friday Night Magic is a charity event featuring the trading card game “Magic: The Gathering.” There is a...

Northern Public Radio general manager dies at 53

Northern Public Radio general manager dies at 53

By Chelsey Boutan | February 21, 2012

Coworkers of Tim Emmons said they will make sure Emmons' legacy of public radio excellence and public service continues at Northern Public Radio.Emmons, 53, died at home Saturday after battling colon cancer for almost four years. He was the director and...