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  • KishHealth System gives Pillar Awards of Excellence

    KishHealth System recognized employees, teams, and departments who have demonstrated significant achievements toward the health system’s organizationa ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Residents help shape DeKalb's vision in community meeting

    DeKALB – Residents and community stakeholders expressed their ideas about the DeKalb they’d like to see at the first of of seven public input meetings ...
    July 14, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • DeKalb County 4-H General Project Showkicks off this week

    The DeKalb County 4-H General Project Show will be open to the public Thursday at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau building in Sycamore, 1350 W. Prairie ...
    July 14, 2015 - 9:18 pm
  • Sycamore man charged with domestic battery

    SYCAMORE – An 87-year-old Sycamore man faces domestic battery charges after police say he struck a woman in the face Friday.
    July 14, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • DeKalb mayor to vote less in future

    DeKALB – Mayor John Rey will no longer vote on DeKalb City Council matters unless legally required, he said at a council meeting Monday.
    July 14, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Safe Passage to offer “Beauty Without Abuse” training

    DeKALB – Safe Passage, DeKalb County’s Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center, will host a “Beauty Without Abuse” workshop for local salon and spa o ...
    July 14, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Benefit to help raise scholarship funds for Sycamore students

    – Daily Chronicle ...
    July 14, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 to look at boundary changes

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 Board plans to consider adjusting elementary school boundaries for the 2016-17 school year.
    July 14, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Tuesdays on the Town event features Sycamore Speedway

    SYCAMORE – Jay Brendle can hit up to 80 mph in his race car when he’s at Sycamore Speedway.But on Tu ...
    July 14, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Two transported in three-car wreck

    SYCAMORE – Two people were transported after a three-car wreck Tuesday afternoon. It happened just b ...
    July 14, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Police: Man faces indecent exposure charges in Malta

    MALTA – A 24-year-old Rochelle man faces charges of public indecency and disorderly conduct after police said he exposed himself to girls in Malta.
    July 13, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 Board to discuss board goals, district boundary adjustments

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 Board will meet today to discuss education goals and priorities. 
    July 13, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Somonauk police seek help after rash of auto burglaries

    SOMONAUK – Somonauk police are seeking help from the public as the department investigates a rash of vehicle burglaries and criminal damage complaints ...
    July 13, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Trial begins for DeKalb man accused of sexually assaulting minor

    SYCAMORE – Jurors will be shown in a video recording court today of an interview of a girl who has said a DeKalb man sexually assaulted her in 2014.
    July 13, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • DeKalb, Sycamore city pools suffering wear-and-tear, have ADA issues

    Park officials in DeKalb and Sycamore say their public pools are functioning fine – it’s the rainy summer that’s impacted business this year – but bot ...
    July 13, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you want to happen to the vacant building at First Street and Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb?
    Rehab it
    Knock it down and build new
    Whatever brings new business there quickest