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  • Rauner creates council he says will cut state bureaucracy

    OAK BROOK – Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday that he is creating a new council that will review state agency rules and regulations in an attempt to reduc ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Police Reports Oct. 18

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Fire causes $8,000 in damage to DeKalb mobile home

    DeKALB – A fire Monday morning caused about $8,000 in damage to a mobile home in DeKalb, authorities said.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • DeKalb begins leaf collection program

    DeKALB – DeKalb’s loose-leaf collection began this week. Vacuum trucks will pick up leaves from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • D-428 agenda: Founders Elementary emergency repairs

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 officials hope to expedite the process of getting emergency cash to fix the crumbling facade at Door 13 of Founder ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Sycamore council OKs city clerk salary increase

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council voted unanimously Monday to gradually increase the city clerk’s salary over the next four-year term.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Sycamore man accused of trying to punch pregnant girlfriend

    SYCAMORE – A 22-year-old Sycamore man whose girlfriend said she stabbed him out of fear he would hurt her and her unborn child faces multiple criminal ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Lights back on at ‘The House’

    DeKALB – For the second time in two years, the music venue and restaurant at 263 Lincoln Highway has opened its doors under new management, this time ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Photos: Open Mic Night at The House Cafe in DeKalb

    The House Cafe is open for business once again as patrons attend open mic night on Monday, October 17, 2016 in DeKalb.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Jack McCullough seeks declaration of innocence

    SYCAMORE – Jack McCullough, whose conviction in the 1957 kidnapping and murder of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph was thrown out earlier this year by a DeKal ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Photos: Pictures of the Week Oct. 9 - Oct. 15

    The week in photographs from the Daily Chronicle, as seen by our photographers. ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • State aide sought to change classification of Hillary Clinton's email

    WASHINGTON – A senior State Department official asked for the FBI's help last year to change the classification level of an email from Hillary Clinton ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman to retire next year

    NEW YORK – Caterpillar said Monday that CEO and Chairman Doug Oberhelman will retire from the company next year and will be replaced as CEO by Jim Ump ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Donald Trump says his own party being 'naive' about voter fraud

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump lashed out on Monday at Republicans who have tried to tone down his rhetoric about election fraud, calling his own party's l ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Gas fireplaces

    There are many reasons why homeowners are making the smart decision of getting a gas fireplace installed into their home.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 4:36 am
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