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  • DeKalb Public Works developing multiyear plan for road maintenance

    DeKALB – To remedy a trend of continued underfunding of DeKalb roads, the Public Works Department is working to develop a comprehensive analysis of wh ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • DeKalb Marching Barbs perform at Kilkenny Castle

    The DeKalb High School Marching Barbs performed a free concert outside of Kilkenny Castle on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in Kilkenny City, Ireland.
    March 15, 2017 - 4:56 pm
  • Photos: DeKalb Fire Department trains in empty Sanitary District houses

    Members of the DeKalb Fire Department run through a training course at 197 Hollister Ave on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in DeKalb. The house is one of m ...
    March 15, 2017 - 4:01 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Jeromy Olson, candidate for DeKalb District 428 School Board

    DeKalb School District 428 School Board candidate Jeromy Olson submitted this questionnaire, answering the Daily Chronicle's questions in the 2017 DeK ...
    March 15, 2017 - 3:55 pm
  • Fed raises rate and sees more hikes as U.S. economy improves

    WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months and signaled that further hikes this year ...
    March 15, 2017 - 1:56 pm
  • DeKalb mayoral, School District 428 candidates tackle various issues

    DeKALB – Questions about budgeting and employee search processes were addressed to DeKalb’s mayoral and DeKalb School District 428 board candidates du ...
    March 15, 2017 - 12:26 pm
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions encourages cities to revive 1990s crime strategies

    RICHMOND, Va. – The Justice Department will encourage cities to revive violent crime-fighting strategies of the 1990s that focused on sending certain ...
    March 15, 2017 - 12:16 pm
  • Northwestern Medicine's plan for $46 million fitness center gains approval

    BOLINGBROOK – Northwestern Medicine’s plan to invest $46.4 million in DeKalb County by building a health and fitness center received unanimous approva ...
    March 15, 2017 - 7:55 am
  • KC Nursing programs ranked in Top 20 in Illinois

    The Kishwaukee College Nursing Program received notification from RegisteredNurse.org that it has been named one of the Top 20 Nursing Programs in Ill ...
    March 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore music students attend All-State Conference

    Thirteen Sycamore High School students were selected to participate in the 2017 Illinois Music Education conference recently held at the Peoria Civic ...
    March 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Middle School names Students of the Month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for February. The sixth-grade students are Lauren Cohn, Ethan Guevara, Reese French and Chr ...
    March 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Northeast region hit by late-season snow

    Philadelphia and New York City got anywhere from a few inches of snow to around half a foot before the storm switched over mostly to sleet; forecaster ...
    March 14, 2017 - 11:03 pm
  • Facing defiance, GOP moves on with health bill

    WASHINGTON – Facing mounting rank-and-file defiance, Republican leaders and the White House redoubled their efforts Tuesday to muscle legislation over ...
    March 14, 2017 - 11:03 pm
  • Illinois House panel seeks school funding reform proposal

    SPRINGFIELD – The latest group of Illinois lawmakers to tackle the way the state finances public schools hopes to propose a new funding model and appr ...
    March 14, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • Loud sound may cause more harm than we thought

    NEW YORK – Matt Garlock has trouble making out what his friends say in loud bars, but when he got a hearing test, the result was normal. Recent resear ...
    March 14, 2017 - 10:58 pm
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