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  • DeKalb County Clerk: Some long lines, but a smooth election

    DeKALB – Late voter registrations and technical issues at the polls caused reporting delays for a few DeKalb County precincts before all 65 were accou ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Local Republicans celebrate Trump win

    DeKALB – Dennis Sands was an early backer of Donald Trump who was drawn to his anti-establishment message.
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Dems lose majority, will share DeKalb County Board control

    DeKALB – Democrats and Republicans came out of Tuesday’s general election with shared control of the DeKalb County Board as the Democrats lost the sli ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Waller wins race for judge; four judges win retention

    Bradley Waller, already an appointed judge in DeKalb County’s 23rd Circuit Court, won his bid Tuesday for an elected judgeship.
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Amato elected DeKalb County state’s attorney

    DeKALB – Sycamore attorney Rick Amato plans to bring his tough-on-crime approach to the DeKalb County State’s Attorney’s Office when he takes over Dec ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • DeKalb County voters flock to polls

    DeKALB – Emily Corbin registered to vote and cast her first ballot Tuesday at the Hopkins Park Terrace Room.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Photos: Local election results

    Election night in DeKalb County crowns winners and losers on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Sandwich voters reject sales tax increase proposal

    Sandwich voters Tuesday were in no mood to pay more at local cash registers, rejecting a proposal to increase the sales tax rate on most goods sold in ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 9:53 pm
  • Early turnout high in Illinois for an election with Senate seat at stake

    CHICAGO – This election year was dominated by pricey Illinois statehouse races, a high-stakes U.S. Senate contest and a record number of early voters.
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • Local labor union, candidate among largest contributor's to state's attorney race

    Cash continued to pour into the campaign funds of both candidates in the closing weeks of the race for DeKalb County state’s attorney, with the larges ...
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 11:57 pm
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