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  • Natural gas odor disrupts DeKalb High School classes

    Note to readers: DeKalb School District 428 Superintendent Doug Moeller earlier told the Daily Chronicle he was notified of the natural gas odor at 10 ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Join Castle Club at “The Wizard of Oz”

    Members of Castle Bank’s Castle Club are planning a trip to The Fireside in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, on Wednesday, March 4, for the hit Broadway musi ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • DeKalb graduate Dre Brown an early fit at Illinois

    Dre Brown's days begin at 6:30 a.m. At least that's when he gets his first shot of adrenaline, caught in a sprint or a lift in Illinois' team facility ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • Longtime local educator Yvonne A. Johnson has Kishwaukee College wing named for her

    MALTA – There was a time in Yvonne A. Johnson’s life when her teaching career was much smaller – as in one-room-schoolhouse-just-outside-DeKalb small, ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Planned food hub could help consumers eat more locally

    DeKALB – A new DeKalb group hopes to boost farmers’ bottom lines by connecting regional consumers with locally grown food.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Lecture profiles building of World War II era drones in DeKalb

    DeKALB – A piece of World War II was once located right in our backyard. Or more specifically, above ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • DeKalb council leery of loan request

    DeKALB – DeKalb aldermen aren’t keen on giving Brian Bemis Toyota $650,000 in redevelopment incentives.
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Drew Peterson charged in scheme to kill Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow

    By BOB OKON - bokon@shawmedia.comJOLIET – Drew Peterson is in the spotlight again facing sensational ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 6:20 pm
  • Photos: Yvonne Johnson

    Images from a reception honoring Yvonne Johnson at Kishwaukee College. ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • Face Time with ... Dennis DiGuido

    Genoa City Clerk Dennis DiGuido has some roots in the DeKalb area – but not as long as one might assume for a city official.
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Sycamore sewer bills to grow with expansion of plant

    SYCAMORE – Homeowners will see their bills for city sewer service increase about 56 percent over a three-year period beginning in May as the city seek ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • DeKalb City Council to get full accounting of police department's cost

    DeKALB – DeKalb City Council members today will get a full accounting of the cost of the new DeKalb Police Department – more than a year after it open ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Government meetings

    Send a schedule of meetings to be included in this weekly column to news@daily-chronicle.com, with “Government Meetings” in the subject line, or send ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Police seek information on stolen diesel fuel

    GENOA – Police are asking the public for information regarding hundreds of gallons of fuel that was stolen from a rural home.
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Klondike Derby an education in teamwork for DeKalb County Boy Scouts

    Tom Barone, Klondike Derby event coordinator, describes Saturday’s annual scouting event as “heaven to a 9-, 10-, 12-year-old boy.” 
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 11:14 pm
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