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Sycamore’s Meijer store construction forges ahead, dependent on weather
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Sycamore’s Meijer store construction forges ahead, dependent on weather

SYCAMORE – While the Meijer construction looks as if it’s well on its way, the weather still could affect when the store opens. “The weather’s...

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Pritzker to foot $40K bill for Capitol office upgrades
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Pritzker to foot $40K bill for Capitol office upgrades

SPRINGFIELD – Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker is planning to spend $40,000 of his own money to renovate his state Capitol office next month, according...

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Borek: Numerous industrial projects completed in 2019

As we approach the close of 2019, DeKalb County is on the verge of attracting developments of significant size and impact that they could begin to...

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Pappas Development begins demolition of last barbed wire factory in DeKalb
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Pappas Development begins demolition of last barbed wire factory in DeKalb

DeKALB – The last barbed wire factory in DeKalb reached the end of its days Monday, as Pappas Development, LLC construction crews began demolishing...

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Magic under the moon: State Street performers bring holiday cheer to Sycamore
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Magic under the moon: State Street performers bring holiday cheer to Sycamore

SYCAMORE – Ron Flemal stood and stared, awestruck by his granddaughter Abbie Andrews as she danced as the character Flounder from “The Little...

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Online thrift stores give deal hunters new ways to score
News 3 weeks ago
Online thrift stores give deal hunters new ways to score

NEW YORK – It’s not just eBay anymore. A slew of websites and apps act as virtual thrift stores for vintage devotees, deal hunters and those...

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Leader profiles: Community key to Sauk Valley's Hellmich
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Leader profiles: Community key to Sauk Valley's Hellmich

DIXON – Dave Hellmich is ingrained in the Sauk Valley, from cycling across its country roads to filling a seat at community tables as an advocate...

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Garden club donates to Annie Glidden  North neighborhood project
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Garden club donates to Annie Glidden North neighborhood project

In August, the DeKalb Area Garden Club presented Dan Kenney of DeKalb County Community Gardens with a grant in the amount of $500 to be used to...

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Treml unites community, businesses
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Treml unites community, businesses

SYCAMORE – RoseMarie Treml said that the pumpkins on display near Sycamore’s downtown stone signs welcome visitors to the historic district. People...

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DeKalb City Council approves 1.2 million-square-foot distribution center in ChicagoWest
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DeKalb City Council approves 1.2 million-square-foot distribution center in ChicagoWest

DeKALB – Second Ward Alderman Bill Finucane issued a resounding pitch Monday to future business leaders and developers looking at DeKalb, which is...

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DeKalb City Council to vote on 1.2M-square-foot distribution center, Enterprise Zone updates
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DeKalb City Council to vote on 1.2M-square-foot distribution center, Enterprise Zone updates

DeKALB – As DeKalb business leaders and city staff take efforts to attract big business to the ChicagoWest Business Center, the city is hoping to...

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DeKalb's Planning and Zoning Commission backs ChicagoWest project, but residents fret
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DeKalb's Planning and Zoning Commission backs ChicagoWest project, but residents fret

DeKALB – A number of residents who neighbor DeKalb's ChicagoWest Business Center expressed concerns over water retention, lighting, construction...

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P&Z backs ChicagoWest permit, but residents fret
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P&Z backs ChicagoWest permit, but residents fret

DeKALB – A number of residents who neighbor DeKalb’s ChicagoWest Business Center expressed concerns over water retention, lighting, construction...

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Borek: Tim Suter to keynote DCEDC annual dinner

Tim Suter, president and CEO of The Suter Co. Inc., will be the featured speaker at the DeKalb County Economic Development Corp.’s 32nd annual...

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Kingston seeks resident input for planning effort
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Kingston seeks resident input for planning effort

The Village of Kingston is embarking on a planning effort that emphasizes community input. Residents will have the opportunity to share their...

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DeKalb residents ask city to embrace myriad pot businesses
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DeKalb residents ask city to embrace myriad pot businesses

DeKALB – Don Hawkins is a DeKalb businessman who could soon share retail space with the city’s first medical marijuana seller, and said he thinks...

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Waterman seeks input from residents on future plans
News 1 month ago
Waterman seeks input from residents on future plans

WATERMAN - Waterman is seeking input on plans for the village's future. Residents can share their ideas using an online survey or paper copies...

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Chicago-based medical marijuana dispenser eyeing DeKalb for second time
News 1 month ago
Chicago-based medical marijuana dispenser eyeing DeKalb for second time

DeKALB – DeKalb residents will get their chance to weigh in on proposed regulations for recreational marijuana sales Wednesday night, ahead of a...

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DeKalb seeks residents' input on how to best use community grant money
News 2 months ago
DeKalb seeks residents' input on how to best use community grant money

DeKALB – The city is asking for residents to share their ideas on how to best support low- and moderate-income residents and improve blighted areas...

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DeKalb seeking residents' input on how to best use community grant money
News 2 months ago
DeKalb seeking residents' input on how to best use community grant money

DeKALB – The city is asking for residents to share their ideas on how to best support low- and moderate-income citizens and improve blighted areas...

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Sycamore-based Ever After Enchanted selling whimsy in mobile artisan craft shop
News 2 months ago
Sycamore-based Ever After Enchanted selling whimsy in mobile artisan craft shop

SYCAMORE – Eric and Rosanna Vorel came to Sycamore six years ago to visit his uncle and instantly fell in love with the town. They packed their...

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Free meal in Waterman brings the community together
News 2 months ago
Free meal in Waterman brings the community together

WATERMAN – Deanne Frieders’ favorite part of the day is sitting down to dinner with her husband and children, which she tries to do every day. To...

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FVCS uses grant funds to fix parking lot
News 2 months ago
FVCS uses grant funds to fix parking lot

DeKalb County Community Foundation once again has enhanced the quality of life for thousands of seniors who annually come to Fox Valley Community...

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Walls start going up at Meijer in Sycamore
News 2 months ago
Walls start going up at Meijer in Sycamore

SYCAMORE – The walls are up and dirt is moving at the future site of a Meijer store in Sycamore as the long-anticipated project makes visible...

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Downtown projects at Egyptian Theater, Plaza DeKalb make progress
News 2 months ago
Downtown projects at Egyptian Theater, Plaza DeKalb make progress

DeKALB – Construction work on two major projects downtown is progressing, developers say, although some downtown merchants say it's been a drag on...

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Open Door among finalists for 2019 Community First Awards
News 2 months ago
Open Door among finalists for 2019 Community First Awards

Open Door Rehabilitation Center in Sandwich is among the 20 finalists for the 2019 First National Bank of Omaha Community First Awards. Alec...

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Tips for becoming an ethical shopper
News 2 months ago
Tips for becoming an ethical shopper

Sustainability, labor conditions, politics and other issues prevalent in the news have left many consumers wondering how to be socially responsible...

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DeKalb City council one vote away from passing controversial changes to city clerk's office
News 2 months ago
DeKalb City council one vote away from passing controversial changes to city clerk's office

DeKALB – Members of the public and business community implored the city council Monday to put an end to the months-long debate involving the future...

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Sycamore taking orders for tree program
News 2 months ago
Sycamore taking orders for tree program

SYCAMORE – The city of Sycamore announced it is accepting orders for its tree program between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the...

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Upcoming tenant group meeting advises renters to know their rights
News 2 months ago
Upcoming tenant group meeting advises renters to know their rights

DeKALB – If you’re a renter in DeKalb and wondering how to get your security deposit back when you move, or what your rights are as a renter in the...

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