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  • DeKalb: More parking needed at Ellwood House

    DeKALB – Supporters of the Ellwood House Association are worried the city of DeKalb is trying to turn more of their paradise into a parking lot.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Kishwaukee Community College teachers seek contract

    MALTA – As students at Kishwaukee Community College prepare to conquer their finals, their instructors are gearing up for a different battle.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Revised proposal for building inspections gains more support

    DeKALB – Diane Hosey said she hopes the city’s new business inspection program will stop the kind of deterioration she endured for years.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • State election expert disagrees with board appointment plan

    DeKALB – At tonight’s meeting of the DeKalb Park Board, commissioners will discuss appointing someone to fill Per Faivre’s seat on the board for the n ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • DeKalb’s commercial and industrial building inspection plan revised

    DeKALB – Three months after a sweeping proposal sparked consternation in the business community, the city of DeKalb is moving forward with a new, narr ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • DeKalb's flat levy to require budget juggling

    DeKALB – Before budget discussions start, the DeKalb City Council is already putting more pressure on its general fund.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Semantics hold up DeKalb County enterprise plan

    SYCAMORE – One part of the process of approving the county’s bid for an enterprise zone has been delayed, but government officials are confident they’ ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • DeKalb County Board elects Mark Pietrowski chairman

    SYCAMORE – Tracy Jones said he thought the process of electing the next County Board chairman on Monday was the smoothest the meeting has ever run.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • 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
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