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  • Santa arrives in downtown DeKalb

    DeKALB – The Egyptian Theatre provided cookies and hot cocoa. The DeKalb High School madrigals provi ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Clinton Rosette Middle School students donate to Freezin’ for Food

    DeKALB – When a box of donated non-perishable food split under its own weight Thursday, seven Clinton Rosette Middle School student council members ju ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Crime Stoppers seeks tips on damage in park

    Crime Stoppers is seeking help from the public in finding the people responsible for damaging portable lighting equipment in Kingston Township Park in ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Electronic recycling event set for Saturday

    DeKALB – DeKalb will host an electronic recycling collection from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at South Fourth and Grove streets.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Photos: Santa Comes to DeKalb

    Images of Santa arriving in DeKalb on Thursday. ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Friends open Cademon Brewing Co. in Genoa

    GENOA – When Andrew Nordman and Brian Matejka were friends in college studying video game programming, they did not like the taste of beer.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Humane society exceeds fundraising goal

    DeKALB – DeKalb’s TAILS Humane Society exceeded its goal by raising almost $7,000 Tuesday as part of a statewide effort to raise money for local nonpr ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Worker injured removing beaver dams near Hinckley

    HINCKLEY – An 84-year-old man struck in the head with a log while blowing up beaver dams Tuesday remained in serious condition Wednesday at a Rockford ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Arguments this morning in McCullough murder appeal

    Verbal arguments in Jack McCullough's appeal in the a cold case kidnapping and murder of a 7-year-old Sycamore girl are today, on the 57th anniversary ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • DeKalb, Sycamore students preparing for madrigal dinners

    DeKalb High School junior Emili Maag knew she wanted to be a part of the madrigals ensemble after it performed at Littlejohn Elementary School while s ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Fundraising continues for Wally Thurow memorial scholarship

    Note to readers: An earlier version of this article contained an incorrect address for DeKalb County Community Foundation. The Daily Chronicle regrets ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Path connects trails along Bethany Road

    SYCAMORE – Connecting a pathway from the Kishwaukee Family YMCA to nearby Bethany Animal Hospital in Sycamore was a high priority for Brian Dickson.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • DeKalb-based Bluemoon Sanctuary saves animals, helps people

    SYCAMORE – Holding a blind rabbit was soothing for Marlene Cleis, a 72-year-old woman who has Alzheimer’s disease.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Forum planned Thursday on sober living home

    SYCAMORE – Neighbors and the general public will be able to voice their opinions at 6 p.m. Thursday during a forum on the county’s latest proposal to ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Freezin’ For Food drive set for this week

    DeKALB – Organizers need help to collect 21,000 pounds of food this week to donate to the DeKalb Salvation Army.
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 11:36 pm
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