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  • Community helps Salvation Army effort to get 700 holiday turkeys

    DeKALB – A turkey donation drive will help ensure hundreds of local families will be able to enjoy a bountiful Thanksgiving feast this year.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • DeKalb likely to levy lower than ceiling, set higher than last year

    DeKALB – The average DeKalb resident could see their property taxes increase between $59 and $118 if DeKalb’s City Council follows the recommendation ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Volunteers deck Ellwood House Museum for holidays

    DeKALB – Scores of volunteers helped deck the halls – and more than a dozen rooms – at the Ellwood Mansion for this year’s “Holiday Traditions” guided ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Two teens face charges in connection with Sycamore High School fire

    SYCAMORE – Two Sycamore teens face arson charges in connection to a fire set in a Sycamore High School administrative office.
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Christmas decorating, holiday shopping starting earlier in DeKalb area

    DeKALB – Chris Welander started her holiday shopping in June. “I swore I wasn’t going to start early ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 9:04 am
  • Hundreds in DeKalb County to have child care aid restored

    DeKALB – Reversing changes to the state child care subsidy program once again could make 361 children from 228 DeKalb-area families eligible for assis ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 1:47 pm
  • IVVC names October Students of the Month

    Indian Valley Vocational Center in Sandwich named its October 2015 Students of the Month.This recogn ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Leftover Halloween candy collection benefits troops

    DAILY CHRONICLE-news@Daily-Chronicle.comDeKalb businessman Michael Embrey has a solution for all tha ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Community shows support for Kishwaukee United Way at Taste of the Vine

    SYCAMORE –The Kishwaukee United Way put on a ‘tasteful’ fundraiser Thursday, where baskets of goodies were auctions and attendees enjoyed an array of ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • DeKalb banking: First Midwest to acquire NB&T in $70 million deal

    SYCAMORE – All those blue-and-white pens are about to become collector’s items.First Midwest Bank’s ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • DeKalb County volunteers help Feed My Starving Children

    SYCAMORE –  A few hours of work from local volunteers Thursday might be enough to feed entire villages of starving and malnourished children from arou ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Kaneland Education Association leaders speak on contract negotiations

    SUGAR GROVE – Repeatedly delivering a message that teachers at Kaneland School District 302 are hoping to avoid a strike, representatives from the Kan ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Photos: Feed My Starving Children

    Volunteers pack into the Suter Company to fill one million meals for Feed My Starving Children. ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 6:45 pm
  • Photos: Sycamore police search house near Sycamore High School

    Images from a police search near Sycamore High School on Thursday, Nov. 12 ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • My Honky Tonk Heroes show at the opera house

    Hank Williams may have died in 1953, but the legend of his music lives on.Jason Petty, a singer, act ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 10:10 am
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