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  • McCaleb: Fear drives vote for Madigan as House speaker

    A new General Assembly is sworn in Wednesday, followed by an election of chamber leaders.Barring som ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:40 pm
  • 24 photos of a $449,900 DeKalb home for sale with a workshop you won't want to leave

    Ever drive by a home and wonder, how much does that cost? Or what does it really look like inside?Go ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:33 am
  • DeKalb City Council OK's consultant for Public Works assessments

    DeKALB – The City Council approved the Public Works Department’s request for proposal to hire a consulting firm to help assess maintenance for city-ow ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • Johnson Controls in Sycamore transitions to spin-off company

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore office for Johnson Controls is now part of the company’s spin-off entity called Adient that supplies automotive seating and in ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • Pritchard calls for public pressure as schools, agencies face more uncertainty with no state budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Members of Illinois’ 100th General Assembly will be sworn in Wednesday and tasked with a job that lawmakers have been unable to accompli ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Photos: Pictures of the Week Jan. 1 - Jan. 7

    The week in photographs from the Daily Chronicle, as seen by our photographers. ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 8:42 am
  • Kingston library to host special winter sale

    In order to make space for recently donated materials, all books – fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks and children’s books – as well as audiobooks, VHS ta ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore's Boynton House to be repaired

    SYCAMORE – Repairs are planned for a historic Sycamore mansion damaged by a recent fire.Dave Waters, ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Wee Naturalist program gives kids a taste of nature

    Edmund Solares-Jaeger sees a lot of animals in his backyard, so he couldn’t wait to learn more about animal tracks. 
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • CHS Elburn funds educational scholarships

    The new CHS Elburn Scholarship Fund was created as a lasting memory to the legacy of the Elburn Cooperative and to support the communities that streng ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Troop 2810 competes in cooking campout

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church of Sycamore, recently held its annual cooking competition campout at Marengo Ridge. The y ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Learn small farming skills from the comfort of your desk

    Even in the dead of winter, you can learn to raise strawberries, microgreens and cut flowers. Fields and gardens may be snowed over, but it is the per ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Elks donate to Salvation Army

    Sycamore Elks Lodge 1392 recently donated children’s gifts to the Salvation Army Angel Tree. Pictured (from left) are Salvation Army Social Service Co ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Lions donate to G-K Athletic Department

    The Genoa Lions have been volunteering as ticket-takers at Genoa-Kingston High School football games for decades. Lions Jerry Helland and Mike Moes or ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Adult day service participants take part in FVOAS holiday celebration

    Fox Valley Older Adult Services adult day service participants were able to join the many jolly holiday celebrants at their recent holiday party. 
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
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