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  • DeKalb City Council bans smoking on patios

    DeKALB – Public patios in DeKalb will be smoke free under changes to city law DeKalb aldermen approved Monday, although not all aldermen support the b ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • DeKalb Park District plans playground shuffle

    DeKALB – DeKalb Park District staff will move playground equipment from one park to another while they figure out what some residents want.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • City of DeKalb's study to look at aging water pipes

    DeKALB – DeKalb’s water mains chart the growth of the city, spreading out like roots as the population grew.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Doll joins DeKalb Park District, marks shift in administration

    DeKALB – When Amy Doll introduced herself as the new superintendent of recreation and facilities for the DeKalb Park District, she marked a shift in d ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • DeKalb considers more restrictive smoking laws

    DeKALB – It could soon be illegal to smoke electronic cigarettes in public places or to light up on a public patio in DeKalb.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • DeKalb considers funding options for street repair as TIF districts near expiration

    DeKALB – The city’s streets could need $33 million in repairs over the next five years, but a key funding source for the work will dry up by the end o ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • DeKalb weighs seeking regional support for airport

    DeKALB – Airport manager Tom Cleveland knows the DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport benefits the entire county, which is why he wonders if more than just ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • DeKalb leaders to discuss building inspections

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council is slated to discuss its building inspection program during its Committee of the Whole meeting at 5 p.m. Monday.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Voters can apply for absentee voting starting today

    SYCAMORE – Registered voters can begin applying to vote by mail starting today.The vote-by-mail opti ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • District 428 budget has $3.5M operating deficit

    DeKALB – District 428 officials today will give initial approval to a tentative 2015 budget that includes a nearly $3.5 million operating deficit.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:21 pm
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