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  • Drugs, guns seized from DeKalb apartment

    DeKALB – A police raid on an apartment in DeKalb’s University Village turned up two handguns, more than two ounces of marijuana – most of which was in ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • NIU police partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters

    DeKALB – Robert Clements, a 14-year-old Clinton Rosette Middle School student, spent almost two years waiting to be matched with a mentor through Big ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:37 pm
  • Photos: Bigs In Blue bowling at NIU

    Northern Illinois University Police Chief Tom Phillips bowls with Robert Clements of DeKalb, 14, on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at the Huskies Den ins ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 8:14 pm
  • Hinckley-Big Rock schools mourn loss of longtime teacher

    Mary Gunier was one of those teachers who would remember a person’s name years after they’d come through her classroom, and knew how to make people fe ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 board approves Moeller separation agreement

    DeKALB – After being on paid administrative leave for five months, DeKalb School District 428 Superintendent Doug Moeller will be resigning in April a ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Clinton Rosette crowns Geographic Bee winner

    Andres Leon-Hernandez, an eighth-grade student at Clinton Rosette Middle School in DeKalb, won the school's National Geographic Bee and a chance to mo ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Leland woman killed in crash west of Somonauk

    SOMONAUK – A Leland woman was killed Tuesday as a result of her vehicle being hit broadside by a semitrailer in the intersection of Route 23 and South ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 10:45 pm
  • Marijuana dispensary looking at space in DeKalb

    DeKALB – A Chicago company wants to open a medical marijuana dispensary in the Aspen Ridge Business Park at 650 Peace Road in DeKalb.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 9:52 pm
  • NIU enrollment down 5.5 percent in spring 2017

    DeKALB – Enrollment at Northern Illinois University is down 5.5 percent from last spring, mirroring the university’s most recent decline in fall 2016 ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 9:50 pm
  • 12 DeKalb County Mexican restaurants you must try

    Here are the 12 best local places to get Mexican food in DeKalb County, as voted on by readers in our 2016 DeKalb County’s Finest competition.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 2:50 pm
  • Sycamore to use collection service to bring in parking meter fines

    SYCAMORE – Those who neglect to pay parking meter fines in Sycamore now will be hearing from a debt collector after ignoring the city’s notices longer ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • Sycamore School District 427 to host Little Spartans Early Learning Center open house

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Community Unit School District 427 will host an open house at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Little Spartans Early Learning Center at ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:24 pm
  • Robert Watts to speak at Kishwaukee Family YMCA Community Awards Dinner

    DeKALB – Psychologist, author and former NFL player Robert Watts said he depended on the YMCA as “a place of refuge and opportunity” while growing up ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:19 pm
  • Photos: Mayoral forum in DeKalb

    The DeKalb mayoral candidates met for a public forum at the DeKalb Elks Lodge on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017 in DeKalb.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Photos: Pictures of the Week from Jan. 29 - Feb. 4

    The week in photographs from the Daily Chronicle, as seen by our photographers. ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 2:40 pm
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