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  • Government meetings May 18-21

    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 ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • DHS Interact Club hosts annual sleep-out for Shelter Box

    DeKALB – DeKalb High School senior Maggie Fellabaum and the rest of the Interact Club have been working on the Shelter Box sleep-out fundraiser throug ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Kishwaukee College celebrates 2015 graduates

    MALTA – Kelly Finnigan, 27, wasn’t ready to go to college after she finished high school. But, after some encouragement from her fiancé, the DeKalb re ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • More than 100 runners participate in local Girls on the Run 5K

    DeKALB – Madison Jacob wore a tutu and colorful headband to match her fifth-grade teacher, Jami Thompson. The two had just completed the Girls on the ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • 'Unique' class of Sandwich High School graduates

    SANDWICH – High school seniors usually have a lot to handle before graduation: college decisions, finals and buying their cap and gown.
    May 17, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Crossed power lines cause outage in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – At 4:57 p.m. Sunday, the Sycamore Fire Department was notified of power lines smoking in the backyard of 421 Somonauk St. in Sycamore.
    May 17, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Indian Creek's top students speak at commencement

    SHABBONA – Ben Roberts stood on a riser as his 61 fellow classmates sang “Happy Birthday” to him. They had just taken a class picture for graduation d ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Genoa-Kingston seniors obtain 'blank slate' at graduation

    GENOA – Before Trevor Simmons gave his valedictorian speech to the Genoa-Kingston High School Class of 2015 Sunday, he tried to avoid reading what oth ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Thank-you reception planned for tornado volunteers

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County board will host a thank-you reception from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the DeKalb County Legislative Center, 200 N. Main St ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Man who ran from DeKalb County courthouse still at large

    SYCAMORE – Stephen Harris didn’t seem like much of a risk to take off running.Harris, 25, formerly o ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb Park District revamps website

    The DeKalb Park District recently redesigned its website, adding features that allow users to register online for classes, leagues and pool passes. 
    May 15, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Authorities seek help in joyride at ComEd

    DeKALB – Police are asking for the public or help in finding the suspects responsible for breaking into the ComEd substation and driving a crane on th ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • DeKalb County service honors police officers lost in line of duty

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Police Chief Tom Phillips said he was particularly affected by DeKalb County Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Fairdale teens enjoy prom – with help from the community

    FAIRDALE – Casey Martinez was looking for one thing in particular when she returned to her home on Keith Street in Fairdale last month after being for ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Tree planting at North Elementary

    The city of Sycamore, courtesy of Poplar Farms Nursery, donated and planted a new tree for the front of North Elementary School in Sycamore. The secon ...
    May 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
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