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DeKalb, Illinois is located in Dekalb County. Zip codes in DeKalb, IL include 60115. The median home price in DeKalb is $139,900 which is roughly $82/per square foot. More DeKalb information.

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3 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

Tyler Elementary School overhaul among summer projects in DeKalb School District 428

DeKALB – When principal Andria Mitchell first walked around and felt the doors of newly renovated Tyler Elementary School in DeKalb, she cried.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

Edgebrook Manor Apartments condemned; DeKalb residents displaced

DeKALB – As students moved into Northern Illinois University residence halls Friday, senior Jordan Lanum was trying to figure out where he would live after his apartment building was condemned.

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10 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

Thousands arrive on NIU move-in day

Theis, an actuarial science major, has lived on campus since he transferred from Harper College almost two years ago.

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16 hrs ago | De Kalb Midweek

Corn Fest street and parking lot closures

DeKALB – Corn Fest will take place in downtown DeKalb from Friday, Aug. 29 through Sunday, Aug. 31. According to festival chair Lisa Angel, downtown parking lot closures will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 26, and street closures will begin on Thursday, Aug. 28. The carnival will be located in the city lots of Glidden, Ellwood, and Haish, which are ... (more)

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23 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

Kids come with a cost

Collin, of DeKalb, has three children ranging from 8 to 14 years old and has found the older children get, the more expensive they become.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Chronicle

15 people charged in DeKalb cocaine investigation

Four men appeared in court for the first time Thursday on allegations they sold less than a gram of cocaine to confidential police sources near a school, court records show.

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Daily Chronicle

Committee exploring ways to fund DeKalb street repairs

DeKALB – Members of the DeKalb's Finance Advisory Committee aren't ruling out any options that could help pay for $33 million in street repairs the city will need in the next five years, even if it means raising sales or property taxes.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Chronicle

University Plaza owners considering redeveloping private dorms

DeKALB – Owners of University Plaza want to turn the private dormitory into apartments for students in hopes of attracting more residents.

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Daily Chronicle

DeKalb man admits to public indecency

A 42-year-old DeKalb man will have to register as a sex offender after he was sentenced to probation Tuesday as part of a plea deal.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Aug. 19 police reports

Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and city police departments.

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Daily Chronicle

Sycamore farm stand sales benefit Feed'em Soup

This is the second year they are raising money for Feed'em Soup. SYCAMORE - Sycamore farmer Ben Drake considered closing down his sweet corn fundraiser for the Feed'em Soup Community Project last weekend before business started to slowly pick up.

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Daily Chronicle

Our View: Keep airport management with city

We appreciate the contributions that DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport makes to the community.

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Daily Chronicle

Letter: Ellwood Neighborhood renews the conversation

The Ellwood Neighborhood, west of the Ellwood House and east of Northern Illinois University, has consistently been in the midst of what seems to be the ocean that separates the university and the city of DeKalb.

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Daily Chronicle

Sleepya s to open on Sycamore Road

DeKALB – National mattress chain Sleepy's will open a store in the former DeKalb Blockbuster location on Sycamore Road.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Schrader: Enjoying the good life in the country

The traditional American hymn to life in the wilds of the West talks about a home “where seldom is heard, a discouraging word, and the skies are not cloudy all day.” Lisa Bergeron had that dream, and five years ago she found just the place, 12 miles west of DeKalb on Rich Road, plus a couple more miles on gravel roads.

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Daily Chronicle

DeKalb boys golf wins season opener

Freeman won the Boylan Invite on Monday at The Ledges in Rockton, carding a 2-under-par 70, pacing the Barbs to a one-stroke win over Hononegah.

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Daily Chronicle

NIU's Bill Nicklas to resign effective Nov. 1

DeKALB – Top Northern Illinois University administrator Bill Nicklas had been considering resigning from the university for several weeks before making it official Monday.

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Starting with possums and tadpoles, GBS science teacher lauded for accomplishments

"We were the house on the block that local kids brought animals to for help. Our family was like that," she said.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Aug. 17 police reports

Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and city police departments.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Dixon resident joins Kidder staff

Deter has received her kindergarten- through 12th-grade music teaching license from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, where she was a graduate assistant for the Department of Music Education.

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