Government - Local

  • DeKalb County adds lawsuit filing fee to fund custody exchange program

    SYCAMORE — Anyone who files a lawsuit in DeKalb County Court beginning July 1 can expect an added $8 fee that will be used to fund a new program for c ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Keslinger Road bridge replacement planned at last

    SYCAMORE – Work to repair the Keslinger Road bridge should begin this fall and be complete by the end of the year, DeKalb County Engineer Nathan Schwa ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Child Abuse Prevention Month: Agencies, programs work to reverse rising incidence of abuse

    DeKALB – When Valarie Redmond’s 3-year-old daughter Alexandria frustrates her, she sings. Redmond mi ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • DeKalb council examines crime free housing performance

    DeKALB – City of DeKalb leaders continue to examine the Crime Free Housing Bureau’s impact on crime in the city’s rental properties.
    April 15, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • DeKalb council to vote on finance help

    DeKALB – At their meeting tonight, DeKalb aldermen will be asked to spend up to $45,000 to hire two retirees with municipal finance experience to impr ...
    April 14, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • Finance director resigns in wake of plan to review policies

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb is without a finance director after Laura Pisarcik resigned the same week city Manager Anne Marie Gaura announced financia ...
    April 12, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Drug court sober house plan stalls on location issue

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Board members say they were against having a sober house because it didn’t fit with the county’s 100-year plan.
    April 11, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • DeKalb Park District adjusts job responsibilities

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Park District Board on Thursday decided they are looking for more than a new executive director to add to their employee roster.
    April 10, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Hydrant flushing starts Monday in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Water Department will flush fire hydrants across the city from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting Monday.
    April 10, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Assessment office seeks address forms

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County’s Chief County Assessment Office is asking people who have moved in the past year to contact the office.
    April 10, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • DeKalb launches emergency alert system

    DeKALB – DeKalb emergency officials have a new way to notify residents in the case of severe weather, large fires or other emergency situations.
    April 10, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Local park board presidents aren’t ruling out gaming terminals

    DeKALB – DeKalb resident Sam Volkert golfs three to four times a week, and he places the occasional $1 side bet with friends.
    April 10, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • Sycamore School District 427 votes to hire police officer

    SYCAMORE – A police officer will soon patrol the hallways of Sycamore Middle School.Sycamore School ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:22 am
  • Sycamore approves Bethany Road widening

    SYCAMORE – Some local residents may soon have to plan an alternate route while crews widen Bethany Road in May.
    April 9, 2014 - 7:22 am
  • Sycamore approves 1-year union contract

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore City Council members approved a one-year union contract Monday that will give some city employees two slight raises.
    April 9, 2014 - 7:23 am
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