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  • DeKalb honors fallen veterans in Memorial Day parade

    Robert Moga lost his older brother, Rome, at age 20 in World War II. So every Memorial Day, the 84-year old Big Rock resident and Navy veteran honors ...
    May 31, 2016 - 9:31 am
  • Football fans are raising money for statue of NIU mascot Diesel

    DeKALB – After the Northern Illinois University’s football team won its game at Purdue in 2009, it took Huskies fans Bob Smith and Tom Bonnevier about ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Changes made at DeKalb Cancer Center

    Two new physicians are joining the KishHealth System Cancer Center, part of Northwestern Medicine, in DeKalb and Rochelle.
    May 30, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Crime Free Housing Bureau posts records online

    The sunny days and regular spring rains have been great for growing grass – and when property owners don’t have it mowed down, Carl Leoni hears about ...
    May 31, 2016 - 9:24 am
  • DeKalb Fire Department to buy special mobile tower for high-rise fire rescue training

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Fire Department secured a $239,000 federal grant to buy a special mobile tower that will give firefighters a feel for fighting a b ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Biking the U.S.: Avid cyclists riding cross-country to raise money for Shabbona Pathway

    SHABBONA – When celebrating a 50th birthday, most people have a party. When Linda Novotny and Wendy Schnorr of Shabbona turned 50, they took part in R ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • 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 - 11:35 pm
  • 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 - 11:37 pm
  • 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 - 11:36 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
  • 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
  • DeKalb American Legion Post 66 honors veterans with memorial services

    DeKALB – Dan Gallagher and members of the DeKalb American Legion Post 66 spent Sunday morning praying over the graves of veterans and performing rifle ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • DeKalb Fire Department invites community to fire truck dedication

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Fire Department is inviting the community to a dedication ceremony for the city’s newest fire truck.
    May 29, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Did you attend a parade or Memorial Day service on Monday?