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  • Fire causes damage to DeKalb home

    DeKALB – Four different fire departments responded to a fire in the garage at a home in the 500 block of Bush Street on Saturday.
    May 30, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Sycamore History Museum kicks off summer

    Summer officially has arrived, and everyone is looking for events and activities to fill out the next few months. The Sycamore History Museum has a fu ...
    May 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Deadline to register for Farm Safety Camp is Friday

    The deadline to register a child for Farm Safety Camp is Friday, June 3.Teaching kids how to work an ...
    May 30, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • DeKalb County 4-H Foundation to host pork chop dinner

    The DeKalb County 4-H Foundation along with the DeKalb Area Pork Producers will conduct the annual Pork Chop Drive Thru Dinner on June 22 at the DeKal ...
    May 30, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • A veteran's race against time to return WWI Purple Hearts

    ST. ALBANS, Vt. – A group that seeks to reunite lost Purple Hearts with service members or their descendants is embarking on an ambitious project: to ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • At least 6 dead, 2 missing after floods in Texas, Kansas

    HOUSTON – Authorities in central Texas found two more bodies along flooded streams Sunday, bringing the death toll from flooding the state to six.
    May 29, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Border redraw moves 19 homes in the Carolinas

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Dee Martin may wake up on Jan. 1 and find herself in a whole different state.South ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Iraqi forces complete buildup around IS-held Fallujah

    TARIQ CAMP, Iraq – Iraq's special forces completed a troop buildup around Fallujah on Sunday ahead of an operation to retake the Islamic State-held ci ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Garland gives commencement address at old high school

    CHICAGO – Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland delivered the commencement speech Sunday at the Chicago-area high school where he graduated as valedic ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Shootings at Houston auto shop leave gunman, customer dead

    HOUSTON – A man came into a Houston auto detail shop and began shooting, killing a man known to be a customer and putting a neighborhood on lockdown S ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • 5 women of World War II recount experiences

    DeKALB – Five women who served their country in various roles during Word War II met recently to share memories and talk about the great war that ende ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Election-year politics dim hopes of Illinois budget deal

    CHICAGO – The emails started arriving as heads were still spinning in the state Capitol over Democrats ramming through a state budget proposal. The mi ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Today's Talker: Boy rescued after gorilla is shot at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

    CINCINNATI – Panicked zoo visitors watched helplessly and shouted, “Stay calm!” while one woman yelled, “Mommy loves you!” as a 400-pound-plus gorilla ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Honoring armed forces members who have lost their lives in war

    The Daily Chronicle is paying tribute to DeKalb County residents who were members of the U.S. armed forces and are listed as having lost their lives i ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Daily Planner: Memorial Day

    CRESTONMemorial Day ServiceTime: 10 a.m. todayPlace: Woodlawn CemeteryInformation: 815-384-3161The s ...
    May 30, 2016 - 12:01 am
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