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  • DeKalb hoping IMET funds will be recovered

    DeKALB – Fearing the loss of millions in taxpayer dollars, DeKalb officials have moved most of the city’s money out of a state investment fund at the ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • DeKalb City Council vote to leave tax levy the same on 4th try

    DeKALB – It took four attempts, but DeKalb aldermen Monday decided to collect the same amount in property taxes as the city did last year.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:54 am
  • DeKalb levy to get public hearing

    DeKALB – DeKalb residents will have a chance to voice their opinions on the city's proposed tax levy at the DeKalb City Council meeting today.
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • DeKalb aldermen to vote on update to liquor code

    DeKALB – DeKalb leaders today will update a section of the city’s liquor code they strategically left out when revising it three years ago.
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • DeKalb County to hire with increased funding

    By ERIC R. OLSON- eolson@shawmedia.com and ANDREA AZZO- aazzo@shawmedia.com SYCAMORE – A boost in st ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Dems push Pietrowski as leader

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board will have a new chairman in December, and Democrats, who hold a majority of the seats, have decided who they would ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:24 pm
  • DeKalb County enterprise zone gets unanimous OK from County Board

    SYCAMORE – Now that DeKalb County Board members have approved the county’s bid for an enterprise zone, the next step will be to have local municipalit ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • DeKalb County Board expected to vote on deficit budget

    SYCAMORE – During the past several weeks, county officials have shaved $60,000 off the proposed spending plan so they only use $740,000 in savings.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Sycamore City Council reaches consensus on plan to freeze the property tax levy

    SYCAMORE – City Council members came to a consensus that the city manager’s plan to freeze the property tax levy for the sixth straight year is the be ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • DeKalb consolidates staff at City Hall

    DeKALB – DeKalb City Hall is a one-stop shop, housing more than 40 city employees.The city’s buildin ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Rep. Kinzinger staff to visit Genoa, meet with constituents

    GENOA – U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger is holding traveling office hours in Genoa next week.Staffers from ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • DeKalb won't push tax levy as high as first indicated

    DeKALB – DeKalb property owners could see an increase in their taxes next year, but likely not by 10 percent.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Latest proposal for sober housing in DeKalb County raises questions from board

    SYCAMORE – The newest proposal to land a sober living house in Sycamore was met with many questions from DeKalb County Board members.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb aldermen give initial OK to increase property taxes

    DeKALB – Amid promises the actual tax increase will be lower, DeKalb aldermen Monday narrowly gave initial approval to increasing property taxes by ne ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Government meetings for the week of Nov. 10

    Monday DeKalb-Sycamore Area Transportation Study Technical Advisory Committee: 10 a.m. at the DeKalb ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 10:32 pm
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