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  • Environmental, Fire and Police commissions expected to get appointments at City Council meeting today

    DeKALB – The police chief is expected to unveil his long-term crime-fighting plan to the mayor and aldermen today at the DeKalb City Council’s Committ ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Nursing home workers picket, seek pay raise from DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Dozens of DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center union workers hoisted picket signs Thursday along the road outside the facility to protest cou ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Sycamore City Council approves reduced speed on Prairie Drive

    SYCAMORE – The speed limit on Prairie Drive through the Sycamore Prairie Industrial Park will soon be reduced by 5 mph, after a City Council vote.
    May 17, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • Friday deadline for DeKalb County Business Incubator

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Business Incubator is accepting applications and plans to open by July 1.
    May 16, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Sycamore City Council to vote on annexation agreement

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore City Council members are set to vote Tuesday on an annexation agreement that would allow for residential development in a 300-acre ...
    May 15, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • AFSCME Council 31 asks for mediator in talks with county

    DeKALB – Despite high hopes, negotiators for DeKalb County and the labor union representing 150 county nursing home workers failed to reach a contract ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Nicklas to help Kish College strengthen community ties

    DeKALB – Kishwaukee College’s president has turned to an area stalwart to help the college evaluate its current business community connections, and po ...
    May 12, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • DeKalb City Council eyes grant funds to put cameras on VAC buses

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council will consider using a federal grant to cover the $96,000 cost of equipping the rest of Voluntary Action Center’s bus ...
    May 6, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb Park District board taps Doll as next executive director

    DeKALB – Officials approved the DeKalb Park District’s third executive director in three years Thursday, with a unanimous vote to elevate Amy Doll fro ...
    May 6, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Sycamore City Council tables decision on annexation agreement

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council will vote May 16 on an annexation agreement that would allow residential development in a 300-acre rural area nor ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • DeKalb County plans reservation-only TV collection event

    DeKALB – DeKalb County officials have organized another cathode-ray tube TV recycling collection, and this time, they have structured it so that peopl ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • DeKalb swears in new fire, police employees; 4 promoted

    DeKALB – This week DeKalb City Council members watched as six police officers and firefighters were sworn in.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Reader Poll

    If a new bookstore opens in DeKalb, will you shop there?
    Yes, regularly
    Yes, occasionally
    Maybe rarely
    Probably not