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  • Community foundation kicks off youth-led program Sunday

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Community Foundation will host its annual Youth Engaged in Philanthrophy meet-and-greet from 4 to 5 p.m. at its offices at ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • 3M to host 22nd annual golf fundraiser

    DeKALB – 3M will host its 22nd annual fundraiser for the Children’s Learning Center on Saturday. The ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Documentary filmmakers capture DeKalb County in variety of projects

    DeKALB – Randy Caspersen sees DeKalb County from a different perspective – through his camera lens.C ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • School District 428 Board to talk budget, state funding

    DeKALB – District 428 is projecting a $1.1 million deficit for fiscal 2016 – the same as what the rollout of the district’s new technology plan will c ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Teachers gain ‘STEAM’ ahead of back to school

    DeKALB – When school starts this fall, teachers such as Darla Desort will be armed with new ideas to help make learning reading, writing and ‘rithmeti ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Photos: Poolapalooza

    DeKalb Park District celebrates 80 years. ...
    July 3, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • DeKalb changes deal with building inspection contractor

    DeKALB – The company that conducts building inspections for the city will be paid on an hourly-fee schedule instead of a percentage-based scale from h ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • E-cigarette-only businesses to be discussed in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council on Monday will discuss amending local law to better regulate future businesses whose owners want to sell only ele ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Museum holds 'social' event of the year

    DeKALB – Against the backdrop of a beautiful, sunny day, the Ellwood House Museum hosted its annual community event Sunday: A combined art fair and ic ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Happy hour slow to catch on in DeKalb County

    Not every bar and pub owner in DeKalb County is ready to toast the return of happy hour.In mid-July, ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • DeKalb Park District to offer new programs, new playgrounds in 2015

    DeKALB – Children of all ages can look forward to new playgrounds and sports at the park district in the coming year, the district’s executive directo ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Video: Cardboard Boat Regatta at Hopkins Pool

    In this short video from Daily Chronicle reporter Brittany Keeperman, here are highlights from the Carboard Regatta held at Hopkins Pool in DeKalb.
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Special Olympics event generates nearly $6K

    SYCAMORE – Fifteen minutes into a benefit lunch at Texas Roadhouse in Sycamore, and already Mary Reynolds’ daughter had slipped away with a friend, an ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • NIU’s diversity officer to earn $185K

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s new chief diversity officer will earn a salary of $185,000 a year, along with several thousand more in an allo ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Officials find ‘nauseating’ smell, deteriorated conditions in downtown DeKalb building

    DeKALB – The smell is nauseating inside the vacant building at 112-118 E. Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, and the structure has deteriorated beyon ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 12:02 am
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