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Treml unites community, businesses
News 2 months ago
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
News 2 months ago
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
News 2 months ago
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
News 2 months ago
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
News 2 months ago
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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News 2 months ago
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
News 3 months ago
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
News 3 months ago
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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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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DeKalb, NIU community comes out to Clean the Kish
News 4 months ago
DeKalb, NIU community comes out to Clean the Kish

DeKALB –­ Volunteers from Northern Illinois University and the DeKalb County community united Sunday to clean up a stretch of the Kishwaukee River....

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DeKalb already fielding interest from marijuana merchants
News 4 months ago
DeKalb already fielding interest from marijuana merchants

DeKALB – City Manager Bill Nicklas said the city is already being approached by interested parties looking to set up a marijuana shop in DeKalb, as...

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DeKalb bringing in the business
News 4 months ago
DeKalb bringing in the business

DeKALB – Construction will soon be underway in the ChicagoWest Business Center to prepare for two companies that City Manager Bill Nicklas is...

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Epilepsy Foundation of DeKalb battles dried-up funds
News 4 months ago
Epilepsy Foundation of DeKalb battles dried-up funds

DeKALB – Jeanette Johnson’s daughter, Grace, was diagnosed with epilepsy when she was 3, and now, 12 years later, the community resource that...

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Illinois Lottery expands online, mobile app ticket offerings
News 4 months ago
Illinois Lottery expands online, mobile app ticket offerings

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Lottery is expanding the options players have to buy certain tickets without leaving the house after the General...

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Tenants call on city to deter landlord ‘injustices’
News 4 months ago
Tenants call on city to deter landlord ‘injustices’

DeKALB – Disgruntled tenants are making their frustrations clear as the city of DeKalb looks to put pressure on property owners who fail to...

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Public support for clerk halts vote
News 4 months ago
Public support for clerk halts vote

DeKALB – Although future city clerks will remain on the ballot, indecision by the City Council after continued public outcry by citizens led the...

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Chronicle office to have limited hours this week
News 4 months ago
Chronicle office to have limited hours this week

Hours at our office at 1586 Barber Greene Road in DeKalb will be limited this week. The office will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday and...

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