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  • Government meetings for the week of Aug. 24

    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 ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Jimmy Carter's cancer fight puts new meaning in old message

    PLAINS, Ga. – The Sunday school lesson was familiar: When your burden grows heavy, ask God for strength. But the message carried a more powerful and p ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Special boxes being lent for emergency entrance

    DeKALB – The Sycamore Fire Department is lending out special equipment to residents with disabilities and medical conditions, for easier home access i ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • NIU students enjoy free food, mingling with president at picnic

    DeKALB – Nicole Horn said she’s expecting her final school year as a nursing major at Northern Illinois University to be a challenging one.
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Ribs, Rhythm and Brews festival receives an 'overwhelming' turnout in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The crowd at the Ribs, Rhythm & Brews Fest in Sycamore spilled into the nearby municipal parking lot and onto the sidewalks Saturday.
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Vaccination rules won't immediately affect Illinois students

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois families who don’t want their children to be vaccinated will have to get a doctor’s note before claiming a religious exemption, ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Community looks back on DeKalb man’s accomplishments

    DeKALB – The Beatles’ “Across the Universe” trailed from the front of Anderson Funeral Home on Saturday, as stories of Thomas Zucker – “a compassionat ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Number of fires up slightly in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Firefighters responded to more fires in the city this year, but requests for emergency service decreased slightly, according to the Fire De ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's health plan hinges on a tricky subsidy rollback

    MADISON, Wis. – Republican Scott Walker's plan for repealing and replacing President Barack Obama's health care law hinges on what many see as a nearl ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 9:01 am
  • Video: Sycamore Ribs Rhythm & Brews fest

    In this video from Saturday's Sycamore Ribs Rhythm & Brews fest, Johnny and the Boomers entertains the crowd.
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 8:51 am
  • Afghan car bombing kills at least 12, including 3 Americans

    KABUL, Afghanistan – A suicide car bomber attacked a NATO convoy traveling through a crowded neighborhood in Afghanistan's capital Saturday, killing a ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • California drought may exacerbate wildlife-human encounters

    LOOMIS, Calif. – The scarcity of food in the wild has been blamed for unusual animal activity during California's drought including a recent bear atta ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Thousands of migrants rush past police into Macedonia

    GEVGELIJA, Macedonia – Thousands of rain-soaked migrants on Saturday rushed past Macedonian riot police who were attempting to block them from enterin ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • 2016’s top candidates struggle to change the subject

    WASHINGTON – It wasn’t supposed to be this way.Nearly six months out from the first votes of a presi ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Why stocks are tumbling 6 years into the bull market

    NEW YORK – Well, that was fun while it lasted.For years, investors in U.S. stocks shrugged off threa ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Do you think the city of DeKalb should use TIF money for Stage Coach Theatre repairs?