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Out of concern for the health of our customers and employees, all Shaw Media offices will be temporarily closed. We remain committed to serving our customers during this time.


Hours of Operation
7 a.m to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday
7 a.m to 10 a.m Saturday
Sunday: Closed

Our main phone number(s)
Phone: 815-756-4841
If charges apply: 877-688-4841
Customer service: 866-979-1053

Phone: 815-632-2554

Legal Notices
Phone: 815-433-2001

Mail and Street Address
Daily Chronicle
PO Box 763,
DeKalb, IL 60115


To submit an obituary, please contact 815-526-4438, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 1 and 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. No information can be accepted by telephone; information can be faxed to 815-477-8898 or emailed to You also can submit a notice by clicking here.

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If you live in the immediate area, please call customer service at 866-979-1053 before 10 a.m. weekdays and Saturdays. We will deliver your Daily Chronicle as quickly as possible. If you have questions, suggestions, complaints or praise please send to: Circulation Dept. PO Box 763, DeKalb, IL 60115. You may also e-mail the circulation department at

Submit news

If you would like to submit a news item, please visit our online press release form by clicking here. You can also mail, fax or e-mail your press release to us. Please include in the release what is happening, who's involved, when it is or was, where it is or was and a contact name and number.
Send it by mail: PO Box 763, DeKalb IL 60115
By fax: 815-756-2079
By e-mail:

Submit a letter to the editor

Our Letters Policy: We welcome letters on public issues. Letters must include the author's full name, home address and day and evening telephone numbers. We limit letters to 400 words and one published letter every 15 days. All letters are subject to editing for length and clarity.
E-mail all letters to You may also submit letters online here.

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To see more forms which will allow you to submit announcements and more, click here.


The Daily Chronicle strives for accuracy. Readers who wish to report an error or have a question about how a story was reported are encouraged to e-mail

Save time and effort figuring out whom to contact by submitting any questions or inquiries to this general e-mail box, which is checked continuously and then routed to the appropriate person.



Kelsey Rettke — Editor

Eddie Carifio — Sports Editor

Inger Koch — Features Editor

Mark Busch — Photo Editor

Kaleb Carter — Sports Reporter

Matthew Wells — News Reporter


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