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  • Wedding Revue at Oak Crest

    DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest residents, volunteers and staff invite community members to a “Wedding Revue” on Saturday. Dresses dating ba ...
    June 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb seeks help as it plans to revitalize Glidden North neighborhood

    DeKALB – City officials want help from a consulting firm as they look to make the densely populated neighborhoods around Northern Illinois University ...
    June 10, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • DeKalb police cite more than 40 during seat belt enforcement campaign

    DeKALB – Police issued more than 30 citations during a heavy period of seat belt enforcement leading up to Memorial Day.
    June 10, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Sycamore Park District begins recreation campus groundwork

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District will begin clearing the site for a new recreation center Saturday as part of its Action 2020 plan.
    June 10, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Daily Chronicle wins award for state's best small daily

    SPRINGFIELD – Daily Chronicle journalists won 34 awards in the Illinois Press Association’s annual contest, including eight first-place awards, in res ...
    June 10, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • Coltonville Road to remain closed for another month as bridge work continues

    DeKALB – Already behind schedule, the Coltonville Road project won’t be completed for at least another month, DeKalb County Engineer Nathan Schwartz a ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • County Board to consider property tax question Wednesday

    SYCAMORE – County Board members expressed varying opinions about a property tax referendum the DeKalb County Health Department wants to put on the Nov ...
    June 10, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Block Fest helps children learn science, math through old-fashioned toy

    DeKALB – Parents and kids went back to basics Friday, and dedicated an hour to one of the world’s simplest toys during Block Fest.
    June 10, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Somonauk student receives school's highest ag award

    Jenna Baker of Somonauk High School recently was presented the school’s highest agricultural honor, the DeKalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award, spon ...
    June 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Scouts help clean up Joiner Cemetery

    Sycamore Boy Scout Troop 40 conducted its annual Joiner Cemetery cleanup day on May 21 to prepare the cemetery for Memorial Day. The scouts along with ...
    June 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Long receives Northern Rehab scholarship

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists presented its annual 2016 Sports and Health Scholarship to Tabitha Long.
    June 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Jennings attends leadership conference

    Justene Jennings recently completed the 2016 Illinois Farm Bureau & Affiliates Premier 20 Leadership Conference in Bloomington.
    June 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Scouts help tend NIU Communiversity Garden

    Boy Scout Troop 40, sponsored by St. Mary’s Church in Sycamore, and Boy Scout Troop 33, sponsored by First Lutheran in DeKalb, attended an event spons ...
    June 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • D-428 changes to deaf and hard of hearing program generate concern

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 is bringing students in a special deaf and hard of hearing program back into the district next year to avoid a lon ...
    June 10, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Daily Chronicle earns 9 first-place awards at APME contest

    SPRINGFIELD – The Daily Chronicle earned nine first-place awards in its division in the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors contest.
    June 10, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • Reader Poll

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