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  • 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
  • Sycamore OKs water treatment fee for radium

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore residents will see a radium treatment fee of $5 or more on their water bills starting in May.
    March 10, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Sycamore City Council considers expanding facade grants

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore’s facade grant program could expand to include properties leading into downtown under a proposal city officials are considering fo ...
    March 9, 2017 - 12:11 am
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