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Government - Local

  • DeKalb City Council approves video gaming restrictions

    DeKALB – In an effort to provide greater clarity for restrictions to enterprises using video gaming terminals, the DeKalb City Council approved an ord ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • 3 DeKalb County medical marijuana dispensaries ready to move forward; state approval keeping them sidelined

    Jim Champion of Somonauk, who has had multiple sclerosis for 29 years, has not taken an opiate since 2014 thanks to medical marijuana, which he said i ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • Rep. Hultgren accepting summer intern applications

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Plano, announced he is accepting applications for summer 2017 internships in his Washington, D.C., office, Campton Hills o ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb County Jail expansion project remains on track for 2018 completion

    SYCAMORE – Progress is coming along in line with the target date and budget for the expansion of the DeKalb County Jail, where new jail cells, isolati ...
    March 23, 2017 - 7:52 am
  • D-428 to review Lincoln Elementary cooling project bids

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 board will consider bids for a $1 million-plus project to replace the boiler system at Lincoln Elementary Scho ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Sycamore City Council to vote on permit for Meijer store

    SYCAMORE – Plans for a Meijer supercenter are set to come before the Sycamore City Council for a vote Monday after gaining approval from the Planning ...
    March 20, 2017 - 12:34 am
  • Contractor picked for water treatment plant project

    DeKALB – Loves Park-based N-Trak Group LLC was selected by the DeKalb Sanitary District board for the demolition of 19 houses on Hollister Avenue as p ...
    March 17, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • Companies seek approval for medical marijuana dispensary in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Two companies eyeing spots for medical marijuana dispensaries in Sycamore are in the process of gaining city approval while awaiting the st ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Downtown DeKalb development projects need approval before districts expire

    DeKALB – With two downtown revitalization projects requiring tax increment financing dollars totaling $3.4 million being approved within the past 30 d ...
    March 16, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • Kish College fees, tuition to jump 10.6 percent

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College will be raising tuition and fees by $15 a credit hour next school year, an increase of about 10.6 percent.
    March 15, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • DeKalb Public Works developing multiyear plan for road maintenance

    DeKALB – To remedy a trend of continued underfunding of DeKalb roads, the Public Works Department is working to develop a comprehensive analysis of wh ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • DeKalb approves medical cannabis dispensary rezoning

    DeKALB – The establishment of a medical cannabis dispensary in DeKalb received city approval during Monday’s council meeting, leaving it up to state r ...
    March 14, 2017 - 10:26 pm
  • 4 things we learned about the Meijer project in Sycamore at Monday's planning meeting

    Here are four things to know about the Meijer project in Sycamore ...
    March 14, 2017 - 11:43 am
  • Referendum asks tax increase to fund county public health services

    Declines in state and federal grant funding have taken a toll on the DeKalb County Health Department, Director Lisa Gonzalez said.
    March 13, 2017 - 11:39 pm
  • DeKalb City Council to hear new downtown proposal

    DeKALB – With the City Council greenlighting the Cornerstone redevelopment project during its last meeting, another area business owner is looking to ...
    March 12, 2017 - 11:56 pm
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