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  • Tech in the classroom promising, Lincoln Elementary officials report

    DeKALB – Putting mobile computers in students’ hands has taught DeKalb School District 428 those students and their teachers an important lesson: Be f ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Early voting starts today

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb resident Patricia McKinley has been closely following the county clerk and recorder’s race and the attorney general race for this ye ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 2:26 pm
  • Genoa Township voters to be asked about corruption measure

    GENOA – Genoa Township voters will take a stance on limiting money’s influence on politics Nov. 4 as part of a national organization’s anti-corruption ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Demolition underway at Evergreen Village

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County officials recently bought all of the homes in the Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park and now are focusing on helping resident ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Sycamore School District 427 getting onboard with assessment changes

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore School District 427 is preparing to make assessment changes in its schools this year.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Support grows for city of DeKalb to participate in county’s potential enterprise zone

    DeKALB – DeKalb leaders want to participate in DeKalb County’s potential enterprise zone, although they are debating what areas of the city to include ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Genoa SOAR focus group seeks to update information, boost growth

    GENOA – Krissy Johnson has her own ideas on how to boost economic development in Genoa. Johnson, a m ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Proposal creates DeKalb County enterprise zone to boost business, industrial development

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County leaders are looking to connect the dots on a draft map for a potential enterprise zone that would include parts of several co ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Tax incentives get more support

    SYCAMORE – A planned DeKalb County enterprise zone would offer generous property tax incentives to businesses that open up shop there.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • DeKalb School Distirct 428 explores air conditioning for 3 schools

    DeKALB – With their minds already on summer, DeKalb School District 428 leaders are thinking about spending more than $2.2 million to update three sch ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Mental health board seeks candidates for open seat

    The DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board is seeking candidates for an open seat on the board, which plans, funds and monitors mental health, de ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • DeKalb extends tax abatement program

    DeKALB – Big companies will continue to receive a tax break for locating in DeKalb after all the city’s taxing bodies agreed to extend a tax abatement ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • DeKalb researching temporary clerk term length

    DeKALB – With former DeKalb City Clerk Liz Peerboom's formal resignation in hand, DeKalb Mayor John Rey expects to announce he is accepting applicatio ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • Attorneys recommended for associate judge spots

    DeKALB – Several local attorneys have been recommended to fill two vacancies as associate judges for the 23rd Judicial Circuit, which serves DeKalb an ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • DeKalb's Espiritu leaving city government

    DeKALB – Assistant City Manager Rudy Espiritu is leaving DeKalb for a similar job in Highland Park that will get him closer to his ideal job as a city ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:49 pm
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