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  • DeKalb County Health Department gives tips to prevent spread of West Nile virus

    The DeKalb County Health Department is encouraging residents to be vigilant about eliminating sources for mosquitoes to breed, as well as using person ...
    June 12, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Sycamore’s D-427 to review the annexation of 168 acres

    SYCAMORE – Board members will review a petition to annex 168 acres of undesignated land into Sycamore School District 427 at a special meeting Tuesday ...
    June 12, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • DeKalb City Council set to consider 4 budget options

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council is set to decide today how much red ink it wants in next year’s general fund budget.
    June 12, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Sycamore Fire Department celebrates new engine

    With the help of current and retired firefighters, as well as community members, the Sycamore Fire Department welcomed its brand-new fire engine with ...
    June 12, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Grant will help repair bass rearing pond at Shabbona Lake State Park

    The Friends of Shabbona Lake State Park organization was awarded a $12,000 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation to repair the largemouth ...
    June 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Volunteers needed for Day of Caring

    Kishwaukee United Way’s Day of Caring committee is planning its 12th annual communitywide Day of Caring scheduled for Thursday.
    June 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Nature camps still have openings

    University of Illinois Extension offers nature based camps for ages 7 to 11 each summer. The camps are a week long and the fun and learning starts at ...
    June 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Wedding Revue at Oak Crest

    DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest residents, volunteers and staff invite community members to a “Wedding Revue” on Saturday. Dresses dating ba ...
    June 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb seeks help as it plans to revitalize Glidden North neighborhood

    DeKALB – City officials want help from a consulting firm as they look to make the densely populated neighborhoods around Northern Illinois University ...
    June 10, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • DeKalb police cite more than 40 during seat belt enforcement campaign

    DeKALB – Police issued more than 30 citations during a heavy period of seat belt enforcement leading up to Memorial Day.
    June 10, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Sycamore Park District begins recreation campus groundwork

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District will begin clearing the site for a new recreation center Saturday as part of its Action 2020 plan.
    June 10, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Daily Chronicle wins award for state's best small daily

    SPRINGFIELD – Daily Chronicle journalists won 34 awards in the Illinois Press Association’s annual contest, including eight first-place awards, in res ...
    June 10, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • Coltonville Road to remain closed for another month as bridge work continues

    DeKALB – Already behind schedule, the Coltonville Road project won’t be completed for at least another month, DeKalb County Engineer Nathan Schwartz a ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • County Board to consider property tax question Wednesday

    SYCAMORE – County Board members expressed varying opinions about a property tax referendum the DeKalb County Health Department wants to put on the Nov ...
    June 10, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Block Fest helps children learn science, math through old-fashioned toy

    DeKALB – Parents and kids went back to basics Friday, and dedicated an hour to one of the world’s simplest toys during Block Fest.
    June 10, 2016 - 11:10 pm
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