News, articles, photos and information about DeKalb, Illinois from the Daily Chronicle and Shaw Local
Inside secret contracts used to entice Facebook, Kraft Heinz, Ferrara Candy Co., Amazon to DeKalb: The use of non-disclosure agreements is how many governments these days entice businesses. What role do they play in transparent government? Here's what some area experts say
A new family owned restaurant in Sycamore, Thai Town, opened this week to so much success some products were sold out before the day’s end, the mother and son who partnered together to expand their business said.
The Genoa Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8387 will move its monthly meeting date to Monday because of its regular meeting falling on Christmas Day.
Affinity for Gaming will host a tabletop Heroclix gaming tournament to support Safe Passage, Inc on Sunday. Admission to the tournament is open to the public.
Did you buy a pre-cut Christmas tree or cut one down with the family this year? If you did the latter, chances are you got in before products ran out, said some northern Illinois Christmas tree farmers. They said they're fielding high demand this holiday season.
A former DeKalb middle school student teacher accused of sexually abusing a student was back in court this week and is expected to undergo a sex offender evaluation.
The Breakroom and Friends will hold A Date with Dignity winter necessities distribution Saturday for families to learn about various resources.
Local country music singer and songwriter Gary Mullis, of DeKalb, died Monday, one day after his 54th annual Country Music Show Toys for Tots Toy Drive which he once described as “a family show for a good cause."
Byers Brewing Company, a local family owned brewery that opened in DeKalb in 2019, announced Wednesday it’s planning to close up shop for good.
It was standing room only this week when the DeKalb School District 428 board failed to muster enough support to pass its controversial property tax levy, though another special meeting is expected for next week with another chance for residents to weigh in.
DeKalb County COVID-19 hospitalizations are on the rise, warned area health officials this week amid a statewide uptick in Illinois hospitalizations related to respiratory illnesses, which also include RSV and the flu.
The Kishwaukee Concert Band will perform its 22nd annual Christmas Concert Sunday directed by Cory Ellis and Dave Lehman.
Elder Care Services of DeKalb County’s Adult Protection Services will host a Wagon of Wishes raffle Friday to support its APS Department.
Northern Illinois University recently was selected as the Illinois High School Esports Association’s new home.
Oaken Acres Wildlife Refuge and Rehab Center and the Friends of Illinois Nature Preserve recently received $5,000 grants from Nicor Gas to support their environmental initiatives.