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  • Citizens Utility Board offers guide to help Illinoisans cut TV costs

    The Citizens Utility Board has released its first guide to help TV viewers cut costs.The guide comes ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 5:44 pm
  • NIU football: Frazier makes waves with idea for Group of 5 playoff

    Northern Illinois athletic director Sean Frazier doesn’t like what he’s reading in the tea leaves.Af ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • Nonprofit independent living center seeks members for Deaf Advocacy Team

    ROCKFORD – The Regional Access and Mobilization Project is recruiting members for its Deaf Advocacy Team.
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • Dec. 28 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged w ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Genoa police officer lauded for going 'above and beyond'

    GENOA – A local police officer who said he was just doing his job is going to be publicly lauded for his efforts in helping a woman who was locked out ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Los Rancheros expansion, renovations nearly complete

    DeKALB – Changes are in store for Los Rancheros in DeKalb, with the expanded restaurant almost complete and plans for a bigger bar, more seating space ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Ballot order determined for mayoral, city office candidates in DeKalb, Sycamore

    DeKALB – Jerry Smith was the only DeKalb mayoral candidate on hand to watch the lottery drawing Wednesday in the City Council Chambers, and he was hop ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 9:52 am
  • Photos: Lottery drawing determines ballot placement for DeKalb mayoral candidates

    A lottery drawing was held on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at the DeKalb Municipal Building to determine the ballot placement of three of the four may ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 3:27 pm
  • Photos: 2016 Daily Chronicle News Photos of the Year

    This photo gallery is a collection of some of our favorite sports photographs of 2016. ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Spring application deadline for Kishwaukee College EMT course is Jan. 11

    The Emergency Medical Services Program has extended the application deadline for Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B) to Jan. 11. There is a m ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NSLS chapter holds induction ceremony at Kishwaukee College

    The Kishwaukee College chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success held an induction ceremony on campus on Dec. 9. The NSLS chapter at K ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 10:18 pm
  • Local 'Star Wars' fans react to death of Carrie Fisher

    SYCAMORE – Scott Baylor’s first experience with the “Star Wars” franchise was when he was about 9 years old and his father took him to see the 1980 fi ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 9:57 pm
  • DeKalb police play Santa's helpers

    DeKALB – The three children who had to leave their home early Christmas morning because of a domestic dispute were worried whether Santa Claus would f ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 9:54 pm
  • DeKalb, Sycamore trash collection delayed a day this week, next

    Don't drag your trash out to the curb on the usual day this week – in the DeKalb and Sycamore areas, refuse collection by Waste Management will be del ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 10:01 pm
  • Photos: Pictures of the Week Dec. 18 - Dec. 24

    The week in photographs from the Daily Chronicle, as seen by our photographers. ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 10:13 pm
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