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  • Government meetings July 26-30

    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 ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Obama: Kenya at ‘crossroads’

    NAIROBI, Kenya – Declaring Kenya at a “crossroads” between promise and peril, President Barack Obama on Sunday pressed the nation of his father’s birt ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Budget impasse may mean no free ACT tests

    SPRINGFIELD – Nervousness about college entrance tests is acute enough as it is, but questions about whether the state can pay for those exams amid Il ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Police in Round Lake ask leaders to buy cameras

    ROUND LAKE – Members of the Village Board in the Chicago suburb of Round Lake are considering a request from the police department to buy 15 body came ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Data show drop in Illinois prisoners but still overcrowded

    SPRINGFIELD – New state data show that the number of people incarcerated in Illinois prisons has fallen in recent years but the state’s facilities rem ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Lawmaker pay, a firestorm for years, lit again

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois government by the numbers: 27 days into a new fiscal year, the state has no budget, a deficit of up to $4 billion and Republica ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • County clerk’s office sending out voter cards

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Clerk’s Office is sending out new voter information cards to voters who will have a new precinct number and/or polling pl ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • State of the City address to be held in DeKalb

    DeKALB – The mayor will deliver a State of the City presentation Monday at the DeKalb City Council’s Committee of the Whole meeting. 
    July 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Dem hopeful plans virtual stop in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will make a virtual campaign stop in DeKalb on Wednesday. The Vermont senator, making his Whit ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Beloved Community dinner set for Sunday

    The sixth Beloved Community Potluck Dinner will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Center for Black Studies, 621 W. Lincoln Highway. ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • July 27 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Comfort shoes, insoles donated to Fairdale victims

    FAIRDALE – Although Carole Poplin’s home was still standing after the April 9 tornado, it was uninhabitable, and she lost a lot of important everyday ...
    July 26, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Downtown Sycamore hosts annual Fizz Ehrler Memorial Turning Back Time Car Show

    SYCAMORE – Steven Smith has had his 1969 Camaro for about 10 years, and almost every one of those years he’s cruised it into downtown for the annual F ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • DeKalb and Sycamore navigate boundary agreements

    DeKALB – Officials with the city of DeKalb are in talks with their counterparts in Sycamore about an intergovernmental boundary line agreement that al ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Photos: Turning Back Time Car Cruise

    Cars of all kinds filled Sycamore this weekend. ...
    July 26, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you want to happen to the vacant building at First Street and Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb?
    Rehab it
    Knock it down and build new
    Whatever brings new business there quickest