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  • Kish College fees, tuition to jump 10.6 percent

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College will be raising tuition and fees by $15 a credit hour next school year, an increase of about 10.6 percent.
    March 15, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • DeKalb County Board approves moratorium on wind, solar farms

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board unanimously approved a moratorium Wednesday on developing wind and solar farms for 18 months or until a sustainable ...
    March 15, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • DeKalb firefighters conduct annual training

    DeKALB – City firefighters determined how long their oxygen tanks may hold out in an actual fire by performing a series of maneuvers in full gear Wedn ...
    March 15, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • DeKalb Public Works developing multiyear plan for road maintenance

    DeKALB – To remedy a trend of continued underfunding of DeKalb roads, the Public Works Department is working to develop a comprehensive analysis of wh ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • DeKalb Marching Barbs perform at Kilkenny Castle

    The DeKalb High School Marching Barbs performed a free concert outside of Kilkenny Castle on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in Kilkenny City, Ireland.
    March 15, 2017 - 4:56 pm
  • Photos: DeKalb Fire Department trains in empty Sanitary District houses

    Members of the DeKalb Fire Department run through a training course at 197 Hollister Ave on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in DeKalb. The house is one of m ...
    March 15, 2017 - 4:01 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Jeromy Olson, candidate for DeKalb District 428 School Board

    DeKalb School District 428 School Board candidate Jeromy Olson submitted this questionnaire, answering the Daily Chronicle's questions in the 2017 DeK ...
    March 15, 2017 - 3:55 pm
  • DeKalb mayoral, School District 428 candidates tackle various issues

    DeKALB – Questions about budgeting and employee search processes were addressed to DeKalb’s mayoral and DeKalb School District 428 board candidates du ...
    March 15, 2017 - 12:26 pm
  • Northwestern Medicine's plan for $46 million fitness center gains approval

    BOLINGBROOK – Northwestern Medicine’s plan to invest $46.4 million in DeKalb County by building a health and fitness center received unanimous approva ...
    March 15, 2017 - 7:55 am
  • KC Nursing programs ranked in Top 20 in Illinois

    The Kishwaukee College Nursing Program received notification from RegisteredNurse.org that it has been named one of the Top 20 Nursing Programs in Ill ...
    March 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore music students attend All-State Conference

    Thirteen Sycamore High School students were selected to participate in the 2017 Illinois Music Education conference recently held at the Peoria Civic ...
    March 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Middle School names Students of the Month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for February. The sixth-grade students are Lauren Cohn, Ethan Guevara, Reese French and Chr ...
    March 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb approves medical cannabis dispensary rezoning

    DeKALB – The establishment of a medical cannabis dispensary in DeKalb received city approval during Monday’s council meeting, leaving it up to state r ...
    March 14, 2017 - 10:26 pm
  • Sycamore Library marks ‘Pi Day’ with pie-eating

    SYCAMORE – D.J. Kurtzman of DeKalb was sporting two beards Tuesday, one of facial hair and one of banana creme filling, after winning the pie-eating c ...
    March 14, 2017 - 10:29 pm
  • A basement bar and enough space for a workout room: 25 photos of a $300,000 DeKalb home for sale

    Check out this $300,000 DeKalb home for sale, listed on Zillow ...
    March 14, 2017 - 2:53 pm
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