Local News

  • Face Time with ... Dennis DiGuido

    Genoa City Clerk Dennis DiGuido has some roots in the DeKalb area – but not as long as one might assume for a city official.
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Sycamore sewer bills to grow with expansion of plant

    SYCAMORE – Homeowners will see their bills for city sewer service increase about 56 percent over a three-year period beginning in May as the city seek ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • DeKalb City Council to get full accounting of police department's cost

    DeKALB – DeKalb City Council members today will get a full accounting of the cost of the new DeKalb Police Department – more than a year after it open ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Government meetings

    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 ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Police seek information on stolen diesel fuel

    GENOA – Police are asking the public for information regarding hundreds of gallons of fuel that was stolen from a rural home.
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Klondike Derby an education in teamwork for DeKalb County Boy Scouts

    Tom Barone, Klondike Derby event coordinator, describes Saturday’s annual scouting event as “heaven to a 9-, 10-, 12-year-old boy.” 
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Photos: Winnie Book Signing

    Images from Sally Walker signing copies of her book "Winnie: The True Story of the Bear who Insipired Winnie-the-Pooh."
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • Photos: Klondike Derby

    Images from the events of the 2015 Klondike Derby in Sycamore. ...
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Volunteers sought to help incarcerated youth

    ST. CHARLES – Literacy Volunteers of Illinois is seeking volunteers to tutor incarcerated youngsters for their Jump Start program at the Illinois Yout ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Sprinklers go off as experiment goes awry in Kaneland High

    MAPLE PARK – A chemistry demonstration went awry Friday in a classroom at Kaneland High School, causing sprinklers in the room to go off and putting a ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Union dues refunded to worker at Johnson Controls in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – An employee at Johnson Controls Inc. has won a federal settlement after the company violated his right to not pay dues and fees used for un ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • State mandates can sap schools

    GENOA – DeKalb County school districts will spend a couple months in the spring interrupting regular classroom instruction with state-mandated tests.
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • New shelter a boon for students, athletes

    SYCAMORE – A new shelter at Sycamore High School is shielding students against rain, sleet, snow and wind.
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • DeKalb County parents look abroad to find children

    DeKALB – Pooja Ballantine came home from school, grabbed a bagel and sat on a couch in the living room, surrounded by her adoptive family.
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Kaneland School District 302 fire science teacher accused in sexual assault of student

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A former instructor with the Fox Valley Career Center has been dismissed after he was accused of having a sexual relationship w ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
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