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  • Fundraising dinner set

    The Sycamore VFW and Country Store & Catering invite the community to a fundraising dinner to benefit Pay-It-Forward House in Sycamore.
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Annual meeting set for Sycamore History Museum

    January is the time to set goals for the New Year, but to also look back and see what you accomplished the past year.
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Money Smart Week 2015 planning efforts underway

    Kishwaukee United Way and Northern Illinois University's Financial Literacy Collaborative will host a series of free financial literacy events in DeKa ...
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Winterfest celebrates nature in midst of winter

    GENOA – The annual Winterfest at the Russell Woods Forest Preserve featured a new event Saturday: a musk ox farmer.
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • IMSA to unveil renderings of planned innovation center

    AURORA – The Illinois Math and Science Academy will celebrate the unveiling of the official name, logo and renderings of its $1.9 million innovation c ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Ex-police chief Donald Grady’s civil rights lawsuit against NIU moving forward

    Donald Grady scored a legal victory Friday in his federal civil rights lawsuit against officials at Northern Illinois University, where he worked as p ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Eric Olson: Feeling better? You should be

    Last weekend my wife Kate and I had a babysitter watch our girls for a few hours while we did some shopping.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • VAC meal service offers food – and fun – for county seniors

    DeKALB – After finishing beef stroganoff, Malcom Swanson and Ada Mojica were putting together a puzzle at the Senior Service Center in DeKalb.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Win tickets to see Lewis Black

    The Daily Chronicle is giving away two sets of two front-row tickets to see comedian Lewis Black on Thursday at the Egyptian Theatre.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • Kishwaukee College faculty union, administration work to avert strike

    MALTA – The Kishwaukee College faculty union and college administration agreed Friday afternoon to move negotiations up to Monday morning in hopes of ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • NIU researchers explore need to respond to electronic messages

    DeKALB – Ben Kastler briefly glanced at his cell phone while shopping for groceries at Hy-Vee in DeKalb.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Sycamore, DeKalb high school ensembles to perform joint concert

    DeKALB – The Sycamore High School Symphonic Band and the DeKalb High School Jazz Ensemble will perform a joint concert at 7 p.m. Thursday.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 5:01 pm
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters struggling to find mentors in rural areas

    Ryan Burns has spent most of his life in Big Brothers Big Sisters of DeKalb County.The 17-year-old S ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • ‘Big John’ fire truck ready to retire

    Note to readers: This article has been updated to reflect that DeKalb's aerial ladder truck is not the only one in DeKalb County.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:25 pm
  • Where in the world? Parker is geography bee winner

    By KATIE DAHLSTROM - kdahlstrom@shawmedia.comDeKALB – He’s never been out of the country, but ask 14 ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:29 am
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