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Government - Local

  • Genoa Public Library plans soft opening of new building Monday

    GENOA – Some libraries are known for the musty smell of old books, but the new Genoa Public Library has a different fragrance: fresh paint, with a hin ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Sycamore brewpub forges ahead

    SYCAMORE – The city’s first brewery took a major step forward Tuesday after the city granted the owner a Class H liquor license, setting a possible op ...
    March 3, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • DeKalb filling Kishwaukee River Bike Path gap

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb could complete one of the missing links in the area’s bike path network with a project expected to cost nearly $1.4 millio ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • State Rep. Tom Demmer named to task force on government consolidation

    State Rep. Tom Demmer has been named to a state task force that will study local government consolidation and unfunded mandates.
    March 3, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Sycamore City Council to vote on sober house plan

    SYCAMORE – Today could bring some closure on whether a plan to turn a house into an all-male sober living home will go forward.
    March 1, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • DeKalb settles AFSCME outsourcing complaint

    DeKALB – An amendment to the city’s labor agreement with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employee Council 31 requires the city ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 decides to move forward with land swap proposal

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 board could own more property next to two of its elementary schools by next month.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Government meetings

    Send a schedule of meetings to be included in this weekly column to news@daily-chronicle.com, with “Government Meetings” in the subject line, or send ...
    Feb. 15, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • DeKalb approves rush deal to redesign city website

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb will pay a Kansas-based web developer more than $50,000 to redesign the city website.
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • DeKalb City Council to get full accounting of police department's cost

    DeKALB – DeKalb City Council members today will get a full accounting of the cost of the new DeKalb Police Department – more than a year after it open ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • DeKalb settles discrimination complaint

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb has entered a settlement agreement with the Justice Department over online job applications that allegedly discriminated a ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • DeKalb park buildings need $1.25 million in repairs

    DeKALB – Replacing an aging maintenance building and creating a permanent dog park are among the projects DeKalb Park District leaders have decided to ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Reader Poll

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