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  • NIU homecoming parade, bonfire today

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s homecoming parade will start at 4:30 p.m. today in downtown DeKalb.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Three Fires Council names Wiltrout as Scout executive

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles-based Three Fires Council’s new Scout executive is veteran Scouter Joseph E. Wiltrout, the council announced this month ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • DeKalb changes NIU homecoming parking

    DeKALB – DeKalb leaders lifted overnight parking restrictions on several parking lots in downtown DeKalb for Northern Illinois University’s homecoming ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Sycamore woman accused of hitting son with bat

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore woman accused of hitting her teenage son in the hip with an aluminum baseball bat posted $1,500 bail Thursday and was released f ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Maple Park family launches #HobbitMovieLastRequest

    MAPLE PARK – A social media campaign launched by a Maple Park family will attempt to provide a “last request” for the father, Scott Stouffer.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • D-428 board balks at request for more tech workers

    DeKALB – After adding two employees to the district’s payroll to handle expanded technology offerings, DeKalb District 428 technology staff are asking ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • DeKalb leaf pickup begins Monday

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb’s leaf pickup program will start Monday. Crews in vacuum trucks will collect leaves from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through F ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • DeKalb library expansion work now live on camera

    DeKALB – As construction continues, residents can get a bird’s eye view of the DeKalb Public Library expansion.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Protesters press Hultgren to debate opponent

    GENEVA – A group of about 20 people picketed Wednesday afternoon at the Geneva office of U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, protesting because he h ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:53 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
  • Local wineries get production underway

    MAPLE PARK – Winemaker Sergio Benavides uses tricks he learned while studying wine in Chile to compensate for how the weather has affected some grapes ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:40 pm
  • Amenti Haunted House under construction at Egyptian Theatre

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University freshman Austin Keller is in the process of trying to make the Egyptian Theatre's haunted house the best it has ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Daily Chronicle Election Central 2014

    Click here for candidate profiles, questionnaires and more information on local and state candidates for November's election.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:39 am
  • NIU holds regatta with recycled boats

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University senior Ashley Liem wanted to participate in homecoming activities during her final year in school, so she signed ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • Tourism touted as key to DeKalb County’s economy

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County tourism saw another rise this year, and county economic development committee members hope to see the trend continue.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:15 pm
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