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  • DeKalb begins leaf collection program

    DeKALB – DeKalb’s loose-leaf collection began this week. Vacuum trucks will pick up leaves from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • D-428 agenda: Founders Elementary emergency repairs

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 officials hope to expedite the process of getting emergency cash to fix the crumbling facade at Door 13 of Founder ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Sycamore council OKs city clerk salary increase

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council voted unanimously Monday to gradually increase the city clerk’s salary over the next four-year term.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Lights back on at ‘The House’

    DeKALB – For the second time in two years, the music venue and restaurant at 263 Lincoln Highway has opened its doors under new management, this time ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Photos: Open Mic Night at The House Cafe in DeKalb

    The House Cafe is open for business once again as patrons attend open mic night on Monday, October 17, 2016 in DeKalb.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Photos: Pictures of the Week Oct. 9 - Oct. 15

    The week in photographs from the Daily Chronicle, as seen by our photographers. ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • Prime season for a pumpkin patch party

    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Free lacrosse program comes to DeKalb Park District

    DeKALB – The fastest-growing sport in the country has come to DeKalb, and kids from kindergarten through high school were able to learn about lacrosse ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Shining a light on DeKalb County's Underground Railroad sites

    A history of abolitionism in DeKalb County was remembered Saturday with the erection of historical markers at sites that once served as stations along ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Foundation creates Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation has announced a new fund, the Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund, created by the estate of Sharon Dowen.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Lions grill pork chops for Pioneer Day

    The Genoa Lions grilled pork chops, hot dogs and bratwurst for this year’s Pioneer Day on Aug. 28 sponsored by Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society. The ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Walk & Roll for Mobility raises $1,100 for VAC

    The third annual Walk & Roll for Mobility in September successfully raised $1,100 for the Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb County.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Goodwill seeks volunteers for free tax prep program

    Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois is seeking volunteers for its GoodTAXES program in the Rockford regional area and in DeKalb.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am

    Starzyk graduates from basic trainingU.S. Air Force Airman Arden E. Starzyk graduated from basic mil ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Students tour firms, explore engineering options

    SYCAMORE – John Limberis said he wants a job where he can work with his hands, and the tour he took Friday with other area high school students helped ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Reader Poll

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