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  • Sycamore police, school officials begin defense training

    SYCAMORE – School District 427 officials are working with Sycamore police to train staff and students on the emergency procedures in the event of a sc ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:35 am
  • MC Sports to close DeKalb store

    DeKALB – MC Sports has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is closing all of its stores, including the 13,500-square-foot location at 2058 Sycamore Ro ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Thousands donated to families of crash victims

    KIRKLAND – Donations have poured in to online fundraising efforts for the families of two 21-year-old men who died Saturday in an off-road vehicle cra ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:40 pm
  • NIU names Forward, Together Forward scholars

    DeKALB – University officials have named the 2017-18 Forward, Together Forward Scholarship recipients, who are selected in honor of the five Northern ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 4:36 pm
  • Crime Mugs for February 2017 in the DeKalb County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • Opportunity House to host public tour of new building construction

    SYCAMORE – Opportunity House officials will host an open house Thursday to showcase a major expansion project and answer public questions about servic ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:34 pm
  • Sycamore Middle School names Students of the Month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for January. The sixth-grade students are Grace Parks, Sam Krull, Madison Huml and Dawson A ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • KC EMSA program application deadline extended

    The Kishwaukee College EMSA Program will accept applications for the 2017-2018 academic year through March 1. Students who are high school juniors cur ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Kaneland School District 302 issues statement on student death in Cortland

    CORTLAND – A 17-year-old Kaneland High School student was found dead Saturday in Cortland, DeKalb County Coroner Dennis Miller said.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:29 pm
  • Kishwaukee College president gets new contract

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College President Laurie Borowicz received a new contract set for a longer term and a $10,000 increase in salary during the Tuesday ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:27 pm
  • Sycamore School District 427 board hears plan for personnel reductions

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore School District 427 could be eliminating about 35 positions next school year under a proposal district officials are considering t ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:25 pm
  • Northern Illinois University community honors shooting victims

    DeKALB – When Mary Kay Mace saw how tall the trees had grown around the Forward, Together Forward memorial statue on campus at Northern Illinois Unive ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:31 am
  • Photos: NIU Remembers 2008 Campus Shooting Victims

    Victims from the 2008 NIU campus shooting were remembered during a ceremony outside of Cole Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at Northern Illinois Univer ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:03 am
  • Photos: Pictures of the Week from Feb. 5 - Feb. 11

    The week in photographs from the Daily Chronicle, as seen by our photographers. ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Kishwaukee College board to vote on new contract with $10,000 raise for Borowicz

    MALTA – After serving in her position for a little more than a year, Kishwaukee College President Laurie Borowicz could receive a new contract with a ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 12:10 am
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