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  • New state's attorney Amato adjusts to new office

    SYCAMORE – When DeKalb County State’s Attorney Rick Amato moved into his office this week, he found a box of toys for children, a table-top billiards ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • DeKalb City Council denies plan to add apartments to Campus Cinemas building

    DeKALB – A developer’s failure to adjust his construction plans to meet city codes led to the failure of a plan for apartments at the former Campus Ci ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:35 am
  • DeKalb City Council approves budget plan after contentious meeting

    DeKALB – A contentious public hearing on the city’s 2017 budget led to heated exchanges between City Council members and staff Monday, after city staf ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • DeKalb City Council considers making way for ATI Physical Therapy

    DeKALB – City Council members are set to decide today whether to make some changes that would allow a national chain of rehabilitation clinics to open ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Mayor's View: DeKalb in solid financial shape for 2017

    The DeKalb City Council and Finance Advisory Committee have met over the past several weeks. The topics have included the city’s financial policies, t ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Sycamore City Council hears property tax options

    SYCAMORE – Homeowners in Sycamore could see changes to their property tax bills ranging from a $9.33 decrease to a $39.42 increase based on four optio ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • DeKalb's tax rate to drop as property values grow

    DeKALB – Homeowners could see a slight decrease in the amount they pay the city in property taxes next year, provided their property was not reassesse ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Propane storage facility plans up for another vote

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board is expected Wednesday to consider – for a second time – a Morris company’s plan to build a propane distribution fac ...
    Nov. 12, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • DeKalb County Board to consider property tax referendum for health services

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Board is set to vote Wednesday on a proposed property tax referendum to fund public health services.
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Sycamore library board picks new leader

    SYCAMORE – The city’s library has a new leader.The Sycamore Public Library Board voted unanimously T ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 12:08 am
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