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  • Demmer will seek 3rd term in state House

    SPRINGFIELD – Dixon Republican Rep. Tom Demmer said he will seek a third term in the state House of Representatives.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • DeKalb City Council to consider $173K project for Stage Coach Players

    DeKALB – The Stage Coach Players are looking to improve their theater building and have asked the city for help. 
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Dekalb County economic development officials say businesses, jobs to come with new enterprise zone designation

    DeKALB – Members of the regional planning commission of the DeKalb County Board got more details at Thursday’s meeting on the county’s new enterprise ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Number of fires up slightly in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Firefighters responded to more fires in the city this year, but requests for emergency service decreased slightly, according to the Fire De ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Sycamore in favor of extending intergovernmental boundary agreement with DeKalb

    SYCAMORE – City officials said they want to extend a boundary agreement with the city of DeKalb that is meant to reduce competition among the two citi ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • DeKalb County gets enterprise zone designation as state freezes program

    DeKALB – DeKalb County’s application for an enterprise zone designation has been approved – but officials can’t quite relish their success without a s ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • DeKalb Co. enterprise zone plan approved, not enacted

    DeKALB — DeKalb County can’t quite relish securing its first state enterprise zone designation because the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economi ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Government meetings for Aug. 17 to 21

    DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board: 6:30 p.m. at the Community Outreach building, 2500 N. Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Dekalb County Board to consider Potawatomi bingo resolution

    DeKALB – A decade ago, DeKalb County Board member John Gudmunson didn’t support the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation bringing gambling to the Shabbona a ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • University Village plan to get first reading at DeKalb City Council meeting

    DeKALB – The University Village Tenants Association wants the city of DeKalb to approve a Seattle company’s plan to rehab the apartment complex, and w ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Executive Committee recommends 2 for DeKalb County Board

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board is poised to appoint two new members at its meeting next week.The ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • DeKalb City Council debates merits of University Village redevelopment; first reading set for Aug. 24

    DeKALB – Increased quality of life is needed in University Village and a redevelopment project proposed by Security Properties will address some conce ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • DeKalb City Council to get briefing on University Village redevelopment project

    DeKALB – The City Council will again consider a proposed redevelopment of University Village on Monday, after developer Security Properties has agreed ...
    Aug. 9, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Sycamore Park District classes at South Prairie Elementary School canceled amid parent concerns

    SYCAMORE – Facing backlash from parents, South Prairie Elementary School officials canceled Sycamore Park District exercise and aerobics classes that ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Zombie Apocalypse Super PAC asks politicians about role in possible event

    DeKALB – Tom Sherman wants to know what politicians think about the government’s role in a zombie apocalypse when – nay, if – it happens.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:05 pm
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