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  • KC Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society inducts members

    The Alpha Rho Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society welcomed 27 new members this fall at Kishwaukee College. The new members were inducted duri ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KC offering online SAT test preparation class

    The Kishwaukee College Continuing Education Department is offering online courses to help area high school students prepare for the SAT college entran ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb to host parking restrictions open house

    The city of DeKalb will host a Parking Restrictions Open House for the 1st and 2nd Wards from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 5 in the City Council Chambers, 200 S. ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • Sycamore City Council considers rezoning for senior housing

    SYCAMORE – Plans for a 48-unit senior housing development on the southeast corner of Mount Hunger Road and Route 23 may require reworking based on con ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • DeKalb County home sales slump 14.5 percent in October

    DeKALB – Home sales in DeKalb County fell 14.5 percent in October as prices increased slightly and the inventory of homes on the market continued to d ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Planning begins again on NIU Stevens Building construction

    DeKALB – A new construction timeline is in the works for the Stevens Building on the Northern Illinois University campus while crews assess what furth ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:23 pm
  • All eyes on Springfield with stopgap state budget set to expire Dec. 31

    While all eyes were on the most divisive presidential election in recent memory, Illinois’ already lousy financial footing got worse.
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Resource fair set for Dec. 6

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Permanency Action Team will hold its biannual resource fair from 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 6 at DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dresser R ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • DeKalb to spend $260K for two ambulances

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council recently approved spending up to $260,000 to buy two ambulances for the fire department.
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Sycamore City Council hears property tax options

    SYCAMORE – Homeowners in Sycamore could see changes to their property tax bills ranging from a $9.33 decrease to a $39.42 increase based on four optio ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Photos: Pictures of the Week Nov. 13 - Nov. 19

    The week in photographs from the Daily Chronicle, as seen by our photographers. ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 9:03 am
  • Holiday Treasures sale is Dec. 2 at Valley West

    The Valley West Hospital Auxiliary, part of Northwestern Medicine, will present its annual Holiday Treasures sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at Vall ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KC spring registration under way

    Registration for the spring semester at Kishwaukee College began last week and will continue, both online and in-person, until classes begin Jan. 17.
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Beware of Radon, the uninvited guest in our homes

    With cool fall weather upon us, our thoughts turn to closing up the house tight for the winter.Most ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Firewood website helps consumers avoid trouble by the truckload

    You see the ads in the newspaper, along roadsides and just about everywhere else this time of year: “Firewood for sale.”
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 12:25 am
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