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News 5 months ago
The changing face of DeKalb retail: Northland Plaza owners move to add 'experience retail'

DeKALB – Northland Plaza owner Jahan Moslehi of Bridge33 Capital is so confident in the DeKalb shopping center’s potential that he travels all over...

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News 6 months ago
DeKalb County Planning and Zoning Committee approves 2 solar projects … again

SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Planning and Zoning Committee is sending two proposed solar energy projects back to the County Board that board...

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DeKalb County: Incumbent Doug Johnson re-elected clerk and recorder
News 8 months ago
DeKalb County: Incumbent Doug Johnson re-elected clerk and recorder

SYCAMORE – Incumbent Doug Johnson won the race for his second term as DeKalb County clerk and recorder on Tuesday. Johnson, a Republican, won the...

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Local historian hosts downtown DeKalb walking tour
News 9 months ago
Local historian hosts downtown DeKalb walking tour

Longtime DeKalb resident Steve Bigolin likes to say that his life is all about local history, and he loves to share his knowledge about DeKalb...

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DeKalb TIF public hearing scheduled for Monday
News 9 months ago
DeKalb TIF public hearing scheduled for Monday

DeKALB – A public hearing regarding the proposed new tax increment financing district will kick off Monday’s City Council meeting. Mayor Jerry...

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Election 2018 candidate: Christine Johnson, DeKalb County Treasurer
News 9 months ago
Election 2018 candidate: Christine Johnson, DeKalb County Treasurer

Name: Christine J. Johnson Age: 58 Town: Shabbona Office sought: DeKalb County Treasurer Occupation: DeKalb County Treasurer/Collector Education:...

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Public comment period begins for Annie Glidden North Revitalization Plan
News 9 months ago
Public comment period begins for Annie Glidden North Revitalization Plan

DeKALB – The Annie Glidden North Revitalization Plan has entered a public comment period that will last until Oct. 19, according to city officials....

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Number of solar farm projects nearing 30 in DeKalb County
News 9 months ago
Number of solar farm projects nearing 30 in DeKalb County

DeKALB – Cassie and Steve Gavin started to come to recent DeKalb County Board and Planning and Zoning Committee meetings because they were becoming...

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Eyeing a fridge online? Some tips before you click 'buy'
News 10 months ago
Eyeing a fridge online? Some tips before you click 'buy'

NEW YORK – They're pricey and heavy, but online retailers are trying hard to get more people to buy stoves, washing machines and other large...

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DeKalb City Council approves four-story hotel on South Annie Glidden Road
News 10 months ago
DeKalb City Council approves four-story hotel on South Annie Glidden Road

DeKALB – The corner of South Annie Glidden Road and Knolls Avenue soon will be the home of a four-story, 90-room Home2 Suites by Hilton Hotel....

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Cornerstone DeKalb apartments at 75 percent occupancy
News 10 months ago
Cornerstone DeKalb apartments at 75 percent occupancy

DeKALB – Although more people applied than there were available apartments at the Cornerstone DeKalb project, the building is not at full rental...

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Hotel vote on docket for DeKalb City Council meeting
News 10 months ago
Hotel vote on docket for DeKalb City Council meeting

DeKALB – After gaining the planning commission’s recommendation by the narrowest of margins, a four-story, 90-room hotel proposed for South Annie...

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Cornerstone apartments at 75 percent occupancy
News 10 months ago
Cornerstone apartments at 75 percent occupancy

DeKALB – Although more people applied than there were available apartments at the Cornerstone DeKalb project, the building is not at full rental...

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Cornerstone DeKalb apts. at 75 percent occupancy
News 10 months ago
Cornerstone DeKalb apts. at 75 percent occupancy

DeKALB – While more people applied than there were apartments for at the Cornerstone DeKalb project, the building is not at full rental capacity....

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Hotel vote on docket for Monday council meeting
News 10 months ago
Hotel vote on docket for Monday council meeting

DeKALB – After gaining the planning commission’s recommendation by the narrowest of margins, a proposed four-story, 90 room hotel proposed for...

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New boutique moves into old Crafted location in downtown Sycamore
News 10 months ago
New boutique moves into old Crafted location in downtown Sycamore

SYCAMORE – A former downtown craft storefront will no longer be empty after a northern Illinois-based boutique moves in before the holiday season....

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'This place was rockin': McCabe's building, one of DeKalb's oldest, up for sale
News 10 months ago
'This place was rockin': McCabe's building, one of DeKalb's oldest, up for sale

Building housed nightclub, blacksmith shop, hardware stores DeKALB – With multi-colored lights still boogeying across the dance floor, longtime...

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Annie Glidden North plan nears completion
News 10 months ago
Annie Glidden North plan nears completion

DeKALB – The Annie Glidden Task Force formed in late 2017 is on the brink of sending its plan on how to best revitalize the Annie Glidden North...

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Public hearing scheduled Thursday for DeKalb solar farm proposal
News 10 months ago
Public hearing scheduled Thursday for DeKalb solar farm proposal

SYCAMORE – A couple dozen solar farm proposals have been making their way through DeKalb County government so far. Now, a proposal for a solar...

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Century 21 Elsner joins Century 21 Affiliated
News 10 months ago
Century 21 Elsner joins Century 21 Affiliated

DeKALB – Century 21 Affiliated has acquired Century 21 Elsner in DeKalb. The company will continue to operate under the Century 21 Affiliated name...

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DeKalb City Council approves drive-thru liquor license request
News 10 months ago
DeKalb City Council approves drive-thru liquor license request

DeKALB – Only a zoning permit is standing in the way of the city of DeKalb potentially getting its first drive-thru liquor store. The City Council...

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DeKalb City Council to hear proposal for drive-thru liquor store
News 10 months ago
DeKalb City Council to hear proposal for drive-thru liquor store

DeKALB – Another liquor store is being proposed on West Lincoln Highway, although this one would provide a unique service – a drive-thru. Jeff...

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Officials allege city misused TIF funds; new district talks postponed
News 10 months ago
Officials allege city misused TIF funds; new district talks postponed

DeKALB – The city of DeKalb’s attempt to move along its plan for a proposed third tax increment financing district has been put off track because...

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Taxing bodies will return for talks on proposed TIF district
News 10 months ago
Taxing bodies will return for talks on proposed TIF district

DeKALB – Various taxing bodies will gather Friday afternoon to continue talks about a proposed new tax increment financing district in DeKalb. City...

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Planning and Zoning Commission recommends delaying public hearing on solar project
News 10 months ago
Planning and Zoning Commission recommends delaying public hearing on solar project

DEKALB – Slowly but surely, green energy is making its way to DeKalb. During its regular meeting Wednesday night, the DeKalb Planning and Zoning...

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Sycamore city officials tour new Carriage House complex
News 10 months ago
Sycamore city officials tour new Carriage House complex

SYCAMORE – New landlords of the renovated Carriage House complex showed city officials around the two now-white residential buildings before the...

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Sycamore officials to tour new Carriage House apartments
News 10 months ago
Sycamore officials to tour new Carriage House apartments

SYCAMORE – City Council members will get a tour of the apartment complex now called Carriage House on East State Street before their scheduled...

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Chamber welcomes Suburban Apartments
News 10 months ago
Chamber welcomes Suburban Apartments

The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members and staff congratulated Suburban Apartments on its recent chamber membership. Located at...

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Target's sales are at a 13-year high due to demand for toys and home goods
News 11 months ago
Target's sales are at a 13-year high due to demand for toys and home goods

Shoppers are increasingly heading to Target for toys, electronics and home goods, which helped send the retailer's sales growth to its highest...

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Sycamore Ward 1 meeting planned on Wednesday
News 11 months ago
Sycamore Ward 1 meeting planned on Wednesday

SYCAMORE – First Ward Aldermen Allen Bauer and David Stouffer and the Sycamore Police Department will host a general meeting for Ward 1 residents...

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