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  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church plans pay-as-you-can market

    The second of three monthly Thrive Farmers Markets will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 20 on the front lawn at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 90 ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Stampers, scrapbookers sale will benefit FVOAS

    Fox Valley Older Adult Services will host a stampers and scrapbookers sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The sale will be ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb to revive economic development committee

    DeKALB – The city is looking to restore the virtually defunct economic development committee, turning it into a citizen's commission that would suppor ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Kinzinger visits VAC after agency misses out on federal grant again

    SYCAMORE – U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, learned on Thursday’s tour of the Voluntary Action Center that the agency is doing more with less, a ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Sycamore hosts 60th annual Steam Power Show and Threshing Bee

    SYCAMORE – People from all over the Midwest can take a step back to the early 1900s at the Northern Illinois Steam Power Club’s 60th Steam Power Show ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Developer plans to build 48-unit senior housing project in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – A local developer wants to build a 48-unit active-adult community at the southeast corner of Mt. Hunger Road and North Main Street in Sycam ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 2:21 pm
  • Registration open for NIU Community School of the Arts classes

    Northern Illinois University Community School of the Arts offers music lessons and classes for children and adults of all ages. Registration is underw ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore predicts slightly higher enrollment soon

    SYCAMORE – With enrollment expected to increase at Sycamore School District 427 this school year, officials are planning to re-hire some employees who ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • DeKalb teachers union to file intent to strike

    DeKALB – With a new school year scheduled to begin in 13 days, the DeKalb School District 428 Board and teachers union are making last-ditch efforts t ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • DeKalb County groups work to cut back-to-school shopping costs

    DeKALB – As summer winds down, DeKalb County workers are offering ways to cut the cost of back-to-school shopping and provide local students with a he ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Olson: Researching the history of Daily Chronicle editors past

    Just more than four years ago, I was named editor of the Daily Chronicle. Landing this job was and ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Family fun, fitness showcased at Sycamore's “'Tuesdays on the Town”'

    SYCAMORE – Family fun and fitness activities took center stage Tuesday evening in downtown Sycamore as part of the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce’s Tues ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 8:52 am
  • Athena Award nominees sought

    Community members are encouraged to submit nominations for the 27th annual DeKalb Athena Award and Women of Accomplishment.
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb auction brings back memories

    DeKALB – On Oct. 14, 1955, Clara Miner attended a breakfast for Community Chest volunteers at the Farm Bureau auditorium, where the featured speaker w ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • DeKalb wants more info before impact fee changes

    DeKALB – Aldermen said Monday they want to have more information before thinking further about giving builders and developers a break on impact fees f ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Animal control officials say they are seeing more raccoons with distemper recently. Have you noticed any raccoons behaving strangely in the area lately?