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  • Hospitals boost economy in ways other than tax revenue

    DeKALB – Local officials say the more than $400 million that KishHealth System pumped into the local economy in 2012 far outweighs the roughly $2.8 mi ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Jury deliberations underway in DeKalb armed robbery case

    SYCAMORE – Jurors spent more than seven hours Tuesday considering the fate of 22-year-old Matteson man accused of robbing at gunpoint two DeKalb apart ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Picture This: Emotional aftermath

    The face that Tonda Ranken has in this photograph is one I know well.It’s the blank stare of grief that happens when so many thoughts are going throu ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Sycamore artists showcase ‘Faces Around Town’

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore artist Bill Mitchell’s dermatologist doesn’t know yet that there is a portrait of her on display in a long-vacant storefront windo ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • DeKalb council examines crime free housing performance

    DeKALB – City of DeKalb leaders continue to examine the Crime Free Housing Bureau’s impact on crime in the city’s rental properties.
    April 15, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • D-428 OKs early childhood center addition to middle school

    DeKALB – Huntley Middle School will add a younger set of students to its population.The District 42 ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • April 15 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • DeKalb shuts out Yorkville, 4-0

    Images from Tuesday's game. ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Evergreen Village owner agrees to sell property

    SYCAMORE – On the eve of the DeKalb County Board's deadline, Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park owner Frank Santoro told the Daily Chronicle he has ac ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Local tanning salons respond to state ban

    A recent state law that bans anyone younger than 18 from using tanning beds aggravates Teresa Lynch.
    April 15, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • DeKalb man charged with DUI in fatal crash posts bail

    DeKALB – The 19-year-old DeKalb man accused of drunken driving in the crash that killed his sister early Saturday posted $400 bail Monday morning.
    April 15, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Life cut short, legacy 'forever': Conference room, award named for slain NIU student Steven R. Agee II

    DeKALB – When Kimberly Agee saw the Northern Illinois University conference room named in honor of her deceased son Steven, her face lit up with joy.
    April 15, 2014 - 7:02 am
  • DeKalb retains two finance consultants

    DeKALB – Two consultants will review the city of DeKalb’s financial procedures through June after DeKalb aldermen agreed Monday to pay up to $45,000 f ...
    April 15, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Poster artwork to be shown at Cracker Jax

    DeKALB – Polish poster artist Kaja Renkas will open an exhibit at Cracker Jax from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday in downtown DeKalb.
    April 14, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Attorney to deliver public-interest lecture

    DeKALB – A nationally renowned attorney and advocate for public justice and environmental issues will be the featured speaker at a free lecture at Nor ...
    April 15, 2014 - 7:04 am
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