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  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Victoria Newport, candidate for DeKalb District 428 School Board

    DeKalb School District 428 School Board candidate Victoria Newport submitted this questionnaire, answering the Daily Chronicle's questions in the 2017 ...
    NEW: March 1, 2017 - 1:22 pm
  • 2 McHenry County teachers among finalists for Golden Apple award

    A teacher from Fox River Grove Middle School and Lotus Elementary School in Spring Grove are among the 33 finalists for the Golden Apple Awards for Ex ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:33 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Rick Kramer, candidate for Sycamore Mayor

    Sycamore Mayoral candidate Rick Kramer submitted this questionnaire, answering the Daily Chronicle's questions in the 2017 Sycamore Mayoral race.
    March 1, 2017 - 11:33 am
  • Photos: Paczkis invade local bakeries for Mardi Gras

    Paczkis, a Polish doughnut, are a popular item for customers on Mardi Gras, and local bakeries have been flooded with orders for the sweet treat on Tu ...
    March 1, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • World Day of Prayer service to be held at Salvation Army

    Women, men and children in more than 170 countries and regions will celebrate World Day of Prayer on Friday, March 3.
    March 1, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Photos: Tornadoes strike Ottawa, Naplate area

    Severe weather hits the Ottawa area ...
    March 1, 2017 - 8:00 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump takes credit he hasn't earned

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday night about corporate job expansion and military cost-savings that actually took root under his pr ...
    March 1, 2017 - 7:58 am
  • Weather service, governor to survey Illinois storm damage

    OTTAWA, Ill. – The National Weather Service says survey teams will be moving across Illinois to catalog damage and determine the number of tornados th ...
    March 1, 2017 - 7:55 am
  • Kishwaukee College hosts Worldwide Youth in Sciences and Engineering Academic Challenge

    Kishwaukee College hosted the Worldwide Youth in Sciences and Engineering Academic Challenge on Feb. 7. Eight area high schools sent teams of students ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Fargo Home Furnishings opens in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Fargo Home Furnishings opened its doors in downtown Sycamore for the first time Friday.Th ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • At least 2 dead after tornadoes touch down in central US

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Tornadoes touched down in the upper Midwest and northern Arkansas on Tuesday, killing at least two people, as a spring-like storm ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 11:27 pm
  • Presidential Trump says 'join forces' for new greatness

    WASHINGTON – Heralding a "new chapter of American greatness," President Donald Trump issued a broad call for overhauling the nation's health care syst ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Rauner simplifies job-application program ahead of possible AFSCME strike

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration said Tuesday that it has made it simpler to round up temporary workers in case the state’s major publ ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:45 pm
  • Illinois Senate makes progress on 'grand bargain'

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate lurched forward on a budget compromise Tuesday but the critical votes for breaking the historic budget stalemate are ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:45 pm
  • Paczkis deliver long lines on Fat Tuesday

    SYCAMORE – Elleson’s Bakery employee Bonnie Boan said Fat Tuesday, also known as Mardi Gras, is almost like Christmas in the store because of the high ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:21 pm
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