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Government - Local

  • Only small salary bumps likely for some elected DeKalb County officials

    DeKALB -- Several of the county's elected officials didn't get raises last election cycle, and county board members say they would be hard-pressed to ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:11 am
  • Sycamore sober living home could open by year’s end

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County’s sober living home for men at 491 E. State St., Sycamore, has a few housekeeping items left, but should be fully operational ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Sept 28 - Oct. 2 Government Meetings

    TODAYSandwich City Council: 7 p.m. at the City Hall Annex, 128 E. Railroad St, Sandwich. City of Gen ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Sycamore Library considers referendum to become own district

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Library board plans to ask voters next year if the library at 103 E. State St. should separate from the city and become its ow ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • State of the County address summarizes a busy year

    SYCAMORE – It’s been a tumultuous year in DeKalb County, and County Board Chairman Mark Pietrowski Jr., aimed to recap it all at the first State of th ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • DeKalb council considers water rate hike

    DeKALB – An increase in city water rates of 4.5 to 8.5 percent could be in store for 2016 and beyond to pay for repairs officials say the water system ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • DeKalb officials decline immediate action on city streets smoke-ban

    DeKALB – City council members aren’t ready just yet to ban smoking on city streets on or near the Northern Illinois University campus.
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • NIU trustees approve interim budget

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University trustees Thursday approved a $389 million interim budget, and the school anticipates a large loss of state fundi ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Government meetings for Sept. 14

    TodaySandwich City Council: 7 p.m. at City Hall Annex, 128 E. Railroad St.Cortland Township: 6:30 p. ...
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Lawsuit wants judge to weigh in on DeKalb's University Village vote

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man is asking a judge to prevent the City Council from voting on Security Properties' University Village rezoning request at its M ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 10:13 pm
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