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  • 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
  • Photos: Internship fair at Northern Illinois University

    Northern Illinois University students packed the Convocation Center during an internship fair on Tuesday< Feb. 21, 2017 in DeKalb.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 2:01 pm
  • Photos: Genoa Chamber dinner

    The Genoa Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 in Genoa. ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Photos: Mr. Kaneland crowned in Maple Park

    Mr. Kaneland was crowned during an copetition which benefitted the Kaneland Cares Fund on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 at Kaneland High School in Maple Park.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Republican Caucus to select new DeKalb County Board member

    The DeKalb County Republican Central Committee will host a caucus in March to find a replacement for a DeKalb County Board District 2 member who has r ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • League of Women Voters set to host candidate forums in DeKalb

    The DeKalb Municipal Building will be the site of two candidates forums Thursday and Feb. 28 hosted by the League of Women Voters of DeKalb County.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Sycamore City Council hears plan for capital improvements

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore officials are looking to invest about $14.3 million toward capital improvements in fiscal 2018, including repairing streets, parki ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:47 pm
  • DeKalb Library 'Meet the Presidents' event covers lesser-known leaders

    DeKALB – Although 45 men have held the office of president of the United States, some left legacies that proved more memorable than others.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:44 pm
  • DeKalb tenants sue Suburban Apartments over water issues

    Two people who lived at Suburban Apartments on Twombly Road near DeKalb are suing the company that owns the complex, claiming they went months without ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • 10 best pizza places in the DeKalb County area

    Here are the 10 best local places to get pizza in the DeKalb County area, as voted on by readers in our 2016 DeKalb County's Finest competition.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:47 am
  • Former DeKalb doctor gets 7 years for illegal prescriptions

    ROCKFORD – A former DeKalb doctor will serve more than seven years in federal prison for running a pill mill that prosecutors said contributed to the ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • Local political group to host town hall

    DeKALB – A local political group is hosting a town hall meeting Tuesday in DeKalb, but U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger won't be there.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute expands to Kishwaukee Hospital

    WINFIELD – A $2.5 million financial gift presented on Valentine’s Day will support the expansion of the cutting-edge Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardi ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:51 pm
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