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  • Early voting begins at DeKalb County Legislative Center

    SYCAMORE – Area voters will have their first chance to vote in April’s consolidated election from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • Job fairs attract candidates of all educational, work backgrounds

    DeKALB – Thomas Reneau, a talent brand specialist with Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers, traveled from France to promote sales internships his company off ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • DeKalb County committee recommends 2nd public hearing for wind testing towers

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Planning and Zoning Committee agreed Wednesday to hold a second public hearing on whether to build two 200-foot-tall wind ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Photos: Job fairs at NIU and DeKalb County

    A job fair at the Convocation Center at Northern Illinois University and at the DeKalb County Community Outreach Building brought job seekers and pros ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:49 pm
  • Video: Live from Ollie's Frozen Custard in Sycamore for opening day

    Ollie's Frozen Custard in Sycamore opened on Wednesday to beautiful weather, and we were there, live on our Facebook page, to talk about opening day, ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 3:01 pm
  • Northern Rehab taking applications for G-K-K scholarships

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is accepting scholarship applications for the annual Genoa-Kingston High School Health & Sports Scholarshi ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Somonauk to offer preschool screenings March 10

    Somonauk School District 432 will offer free screenings to children ages 3 to 5 that reside within Somonauk School District.  
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • KC Continuing Education offers Bodies In Motion classes

    The Kishwaukee College Continuing Education department is offering the class “Bodies In Motion” at two locations beginning in March.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Cornerstone takes first at WYSE Academic Challenge

    Cornerstone Christian Academy in Sycamore won first place in their division at the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering regional academic challe ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Open houses to cover Sandwich School District 430 referendum

    SANDWICH – A committee focused on an April 4 property tax referendum in Sandwich School District 430 will hold three informational open houses to expl ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:41 pm
  • DeKalb Area Rental Association hosting local candidates events

    DeKALB – The public is invited to three separate events hosted by the DeKalb Area Rental Association to hear candidates’ stances on local issues.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:40 pm
  • Genoa reaches $250K settlement with RTA in sales office lawsuit

    GENOA – The Regional Transportation Authority will receive a settlement payment of $25,000 from the city of Genoa and $225,000 from the city’s insurer ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:39 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 board OKs not renewing contracts of 2 employees

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 School board approved interim Superintendent Brad Hawk’s recommendation not to renew the contracts of DeKalb H ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:34 pm
  • DeKalb city staff seeking NIU student input to draw downtown business

    DeKALB – Caleb Tomaszewski, a Northern Illinois University senior and director of government affairs for the Student Association, said many of his fel ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:24 pm
  • Photos: Pictures of the week from Feb. 12 - Feb. 18

    The week in photographs from the Daily Chronicle, as seen by our photographers. ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:03 pm
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