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Agents complete Weichert  Management Academy
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Agents complete Weichert Management Academy

DeKALB – Two local Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Inc. agents have completed the company’s Management Academy training. The intense five-day...

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County implements building code update Monday
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County implements building code update Monday

SYCAMORE – DeKalb County will follow new building codes for all new residential and commercial projects starting Monday. The DeKalb County Board...

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DeKalb Aldi store to open in new location in July
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DeKalb Aldi store to open in new location in July

DeKALB – The local Aldi grocery store is set to open in its new location in the Northland Plaza shopping center by the last week of July, City...

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DeKalb council votes to list several city-owned properties for sale
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DeKalb council votes to list several city-owned properties for sale

DeKALB – City Manager Bill Nicklas is looking to list some additional city-owned property on the market as the city looks for ways to raise money...

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Report: Most Illinois toddlers not fully ready for kindergarten
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Report: Most Illinois toddlers not fully ready for kindergarten

SPRINGFIELD — A new report from the Illinois State Board of Education says the vast majority of children who entered kindergarten last year lacked...

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Barb City Manor gets 10-year lease extension from city of DeKalb
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Barb City Manor gets 10-year lease extension from city of DeKalb

DeKALB – Maureen Gerrity read from an expansive list of capital improvements done to Barb City Manor over the past 40 years, right before the...

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DeKalb City Council to consider Barb City Manor lease
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DeKalb City Council to consider Barb City Manor lease

DeKALB – The City Council will vote Monday to approve a 10-year lease extension for Barb City Manor, to begin July 1 and run through Dec. 31, 2028,...

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Incentives aimed at helping land data centers
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Incentives aimed at helping land data centers

SPRINGFIELD – The digital world’s data must be stored somewhere. Lawmakers want to give Illinois an even chance of ensuring it’s stored here. House...

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DeKalb parks seeking grant money for $1M Welsh Park master plan
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DeKalb parks seeking grant money for $1M Welsh Park master plan

DeKALB – Welsh Park could get a $1 million makeover soon, as the DeKalb Park Board considers concept plans ahead of an Aug. 19 grant deadline which...

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DeKalb park district eyeing grant money for $1 million Welsh Park Master Plan
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DeKalb park district eyeing grant money for $1 million Welsh Park Master Plan

DeKALB – Welsh Park could get a $1 million makeover soon, as the DeKalb Park Board of Commissioners considers concept plans ahead of an Aug. 19...

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DeKalb County information office unveils interactive map software
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DeKalb County information office unveils interactive map software

SYCAMORE – DeKalb County officials unveiled an interactive mapping software Thursday that will help smaller municipalities provide information for...

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No current plans for Shodeen DeKalb sites development
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No current plans for Shodeen DeKalb sites development

DeKALB – Dave Patzelt, construction president for Geneva-based developer Shodeen Group, said the group has no current plans to develop multiple...

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Rosenow named Realtor of the Year
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Rosenow named Realtor of the Year

Alison Rosenow, managing broker and owner of American Realty in Sycamore, was named Realtor of the Year by the HomeTown Association of Realtors in...

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CBD-only store opens on DeKalb Avenue in Sycamore
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CBD-only store opens on DeKalb Avenue in Sycamore

SYCAMORE – Chip Staebell wants the world to know that his store isn’t selling products for people to use to get high. It’s about pain relief, and...

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Fargo Furniture store in Sycamore closes
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Fargo Furniture store in Sycamore closes

SYCAMORE – Ronesha Pena said two things drew her and her husband, Omar, to Sycamore to open a furniture store: the friendly environment and a...

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Judge: Obama center construction can move forward
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Judge: Obama center construction can move forward

CHICAGO – Plans to build Barack Obama’s $500 million presidential center on Chicago’s lakefront can move forward, a federal judge said Tuesday in...

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Barb City Manor’s future in DeKalb up to money
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Barb City Manor’s future in DeKalb up to money

DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council responded to a concentrated plea by residents acting on behalf of Barb City Manor, and will look to extend the...

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First National Bank awards grants
News 5 months ago
First National Bank awards grants

OMAHA – First National Bank has awarded a total of $840,000 in community development grants to 46 organizations in Nebraska, Iowa, Colorado,...

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DeKalb City Council approves $3M in TIF funds for Pappas' $13.8M Mooney project
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DeKalb City Council approves $3M in TIF funds for Pappas' $13.8M Mooney project

DeKALB – Seventh Ward Alderman Tony Faivre said the city should stop “putting our foot in our mouth” and sending “mixed messages” when it comes to...

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Pappas to seek TIF money from DeKalb City Council
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Pappas to seek TIF money from DeKalb City Council

DeKALB – In an effort to address criticism from the public and the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission, a DeKalb-based developer has amended...

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Borek: Legislation helps county compete for data center development
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Borek: Legislation helps county compete for data center development

Legislation creating a competitive operating environment to attract data centers was approved by the Illinois General Assembly this weekend and...

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McCabe Realtors closes its doors after 81 years
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McCabe Realtors closes its doors after 81 years

DeKALB – After 33 years of helping people find the home of their dreams, Chuck Lindhart of McCabe Realtors is hanging up his salesman’s hat....

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Now 90 years old, Kirkland couple sees farmland converted to prairie
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Now 90 years old, Kirkland couple sees farmland converted to prairie

SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Forest Preserve District’s recent purchase of 236 acres of farmland was the beginning of a project 20 years in the...

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Community Foundation gives out $123K in grants this spring
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Community Foundation gives out $123K in grants this spring

SYCAMORE – A handful of local organizations dedicated to lending a helping hand have been awarded $123,432. The funding, which originated from the...

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Property tax task force, relief fund bills pass out of committee
News 5 months ago
Property tax task force, relief fund bills pass out of committee

SPRINGFIELD – A pair of measures aimed at addressing high property taxes in the state passed out of committee Tuesday, one day after being touted...

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Pappas presents his concept for $13.8M mixed-use space
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Pappas presents his concept for $13.8M mixed-use space

DeKALB – While residents had mixed feelings about the project, members of the city’s Planning & Zoning Commission were largely in support of a plan...

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Advocates: Affordable housing needs far more than Pritzker’s allocation
News 5 months ago
Advocates: Affordable housing needs far more than Pritzker’s allocation

SPRINGFIELD — Lawmakers and advocates praised Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker for allocating funds for affordable housing in his proposed capital...

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Pappas’ building plan heads to public hearing
News 5 months ago
Pappas’ building plan heads to public hearing

DeKALB – Developer John Pappas and his company, Pappas Development LLC, are moving forward with plans to bring a third mixed-use residential space...

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Pappas' latest downtown building plan heads to public hearing

DeKALB – Developer John Pappas and his company, Pappas Development LLC, are moving forward with plans to bring a third mixed-use residential space...

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Council says Barb City Manor must be self-sustaining
News 6 months ago
Council says Barb City Manor must be self-sustaining

DeKALB – The city’s long-standing arrangement with Barb City Manor likely will continue for now, but City Council members have signaled that they...

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