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  • Community foundation tours KC Welding

    In June 2016, the DeKalb County Community Foundation donated funding to the Kishwaukee College Welding Technology program toward the purchase of a met ...
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Auxiliary donates bereavement bench

    The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary has donated a bereavement bench to the campus of Valley West Hospital.
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Midwest Museum reopens Discovery Den

    The popular children’s play area in the Midwest Museum of Natural History, the Discovery Den, reopened this week with new and improved interactives.
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Lions plan annual Rose Day

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Lions is hosting its annual Rose Day sale to benefit the vision and hearing impaired.
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • SPLAG donates to Barn on Baseline

    Teen members of SPLAG (Sycamore Public Library Advisory Group) pose at the Barn on Baseline while presenting a $410 check to the shelter. The money wa ...
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • 100+ Women Who Care supports Community Gardens

    The DeKalb/Sycamore chapter of 100+ Women Who Care recently voted to support the work of DeKalb County Community Gardens.
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Preparing local food farmers to sell to restaurants, retailers

    Local food farmers always are scanning the marketplace for potential customers, and with more food businesses looking to offer local products, it coul ...
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • NIU conference: Experts to share tips for unique small business ventures

    DeKALB – Successful entrepreneurs and tourism experts will headline a daylong conference at Northern Illinois University on rebuilding and strengtheni ...
    March 25, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Rolling down memory lane: After 41 years, Sandwich's Idle Hour Lanes under new ownership

    SANDWICH – A game of bowling lasts 10 frames, but memories made in a bowling alley last a lifetime.A ...
    March 25, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Mount up – volunteer ranger group helps keep forest preserves safe

    For about 30 years, the Kane County Mounted Rangers group and its horses have been patrolling Kane County forest preserves with the intention of deter ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Rep. Hultgren accepting summer intern applications

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Plano, announced he is accepting applications for summer 2017 internships in his Washington, D.C., office, Campton Hills o ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:57 pm
  • D-428 invites community to help in superintendent search

    DeKALB – In the search for a new DeKalb School District 428 superintendent, the board is seeking questions from the community they would want asked to ...
    March 25, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Ambulance fee increases proposed for Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The costs to ride in Sycamore’s ambulances could increase starting in May under a proposal city officials are considering.
    March 24, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Local Lore lecture honors wives of ‘Barbed Wire Barons’

    DeKALB – Although Isaac Ellwood, Joseph Glidden and Jacob Haish are recognized names in the community for their contributions to creating and manufact ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Charmaine Fioretto, candidate for Cortland Mayor

    Cortland Mayor candidate Charmaine Fioretto submitted this questionnaire, answering the Daily Chronicle's questions in the 2017 Cortland Mayor race.
    March 24, 2017 - 1:46 pm
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