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  • 3M expansion project cleared to start

    DeKALB – 3M can move dirt and begin working toward its expansion project by Saturday, after City Council members unanimously approved the initial plat ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Reward offered to find lost NIU research turtle

    A cash reward is now being offered for finding the Blanding’s turtle that was being tracked by Northern Illinois University and the Forest Preserve Co ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Community talks continue on NIU campus

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb is wrapping up its community input events, part of devising its 10-year economic and development makeover plan. Residents ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:26 am
  • Sycamore family ponders future after loss of 19th-century barn

    SYCAMORE – Keith Elliott used to look at his Old State Road farm property every morning and see the red barn that had been passed down for five genera ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Photos: Lego Building at DeKalb Library

    The Rockford Discovery Center Museum taught a lego gears program at the DeKalb Public Library on Monday, July 27, 2015.
    July 27, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Texas prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland case

    HEMPSTEAD, Texas – A committee of outside attorneys will assist the Texas district attorney investigating the death of Sandra Bland, the black woman w ...
    July 27, 2015 - 1:07 pm
  • Mike Huckabee criticizes Iran deal as being similar to Holocaust

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is likening the agreement on an Iranian nuclear deal to "marching the Israelis to the doo ...
    July 27, 2015 - 9:05 am
  • Government meetings for the week of July 13

    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 - 11:33 pm
  • Texas county where inmate died has history of racial tension

    HEMPSTEAD, Texas – In the searing 100-degree Texas heat, Sylvester Nunn uses three worn beach umbrellas to protect himself and the produce piled in th ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • 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
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