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  • City council members approve resolution of intent for Fortune 100 company distribution center

    DeKALB – The city is a step closer to becoming the site for a distribution center for a Fortune 100 logistics company after DeKalb City Council member ...
    June 2, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • ‘Cupcake Law’ approved in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Amber Guarino was expecting a boon for her home kitchen around Easter time – a season known for its sweet treats – before the DeKalb County ...
    June 1, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb County to provide summer meals during summer months

    DeKALB COUNTY – Volunteers throughout DeKalb County will work with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Program to provide free meals to a ...
    May 31, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Sycamore considers 'Cupcake Law' ordinance

    SYCAMORE – The city is considering adopting a state law that allows people who operate a home kitchen to make and sell baked goods – a law commonly kn ...
    May 29, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Sycamore Fire Department nets $35K in FEMA support

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Fire Department has received a $35,620 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to purchase 16 new sets of protectiv ...
    May 29, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • DeKalb considering an air-conditioned, year-round Egyptian Theatre

    Note to readers: This story has been revised to reflect a different estimate on air conditioning installation costs. 
    June 2, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Bill would change procurement rules for public universties, including NIU

    DeKALB – State Rep. Mark Batinick has filed a house bill that he said will allow Illinois public universities to save up to $100 million in annual cos ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Project Enable to provide bikes to DeKalb residents for free

    DeKALB – Greater access to bicycles might would help residents of University Village be more connected with the community, said Lisa Cummings, co-coac ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • New zoning could ease restrictions to help Fairdale rebuild

    FAIRDALE – Clarence “Clem” Schulz lost everything in the April 9 tornado, including his home and his wife, Geraldine.
    May 26, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • DeKalb officials propose tax hikes

    DeKALB – City staff members have proposed tax increases on natural gas, an increase in the city's home rule sales tax rate and a new amusement tax in ...
    May 19, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • Government meetings May 18-21

    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 ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Proposal would expand what is offered at roadside stands

    SYCAMORE – Jamie Walter, CEO and president of Whiskey Acres Distillery in DeKalb, wants the chance to better market his brand at his roadside farm sta ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • DeKalb City Council meeting: Century States Tower II withdraws request for cellphone tower permit

    DeKALB – Central States Tower II LLC withdrew its request for a special-use permit at the DeKalb City Council meeting Monday, effectively terminating ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Kishwaukee College Early Childhood Center to close early this summer

    MALTA – The Early Childhood Center at Kishwaukee College will close earlier than usual this summer so crews can remove asbestos found in the flooring ...
    May 11, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Mayor Rey appoints Pupino as new DeKalb city clerk

    DeKALB – After Stephanie Simons filed to run as a write-in candidate, it looked as though DeKalb voters would elect a new city clerk on April 7.
    May 9, 2015 - 12:00 am
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