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DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 board members approved a budget for this academic year with a $3.1 million operating deficit, which is about $341,000 less than previously anticipated. Overall, the spending plan for the fiscal year that started July 1 includes $74.1 million in revenue and $77.2 million in expenses in its operating funds.
8 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle
A DeKalb man arrested in connection with a DeKalb drug investigation last year was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison. Samuel U. Jones, 40, of the 900 block of Crane Drive, pleaded guilty Tuesday to unlawful delivery of a controlled substance while all other charges were dropped.
10 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle
15, 2014. Danielle Guerra - firstname.lastname@example.org Culver's general manager Tim Newkirk shows employees Linda Young and Jacqueline Lorusso how to make custard as they prepare for the lunch rush on opening day in Culver's at 1262 W. Lincoln Highway in DeKalb on Monday, Sept.
14 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle
15, 2014. DeKALB – A group of DeKalb residents is trying to save a 113-year old home owned by the Northern Illinois University Foundation, but the foundation president isn't convinced the home is worth preserving.
SYCAMORE – No one was injured Friday evening when a semitrailer tipped over on Peace Road near DeKalb Avenue, police said. Mark Braffett, 41, of DeKalb was driving for Northern Contracting Inc. of Sycamore about 7 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Peace Road and DeKalb Avenue.
CORTLAND – A friend of Kimberly Havlicek, the Cortland woman who died early Friday after a head-on collision on Interstate 88, is asking for help to pay for her funeral expenses. Salina Beverly, Havlicek's close friend, started a Gofundme.com account to raise enough money to pay for the cremation costs.
A Chicago man appeared in court Monday for the first time on allegations he punched a family member in the head last month while trespassing at University Village. Daniel C. Phillips, 26, of the 11600 block of South Justine Street, is accused of trespassing on Aug. 14 at University Village, 722 N. Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb, when the apartment complex's property owner had previously banned him, court records show.
ROCKFORD – The condition of a Sterling man injured in a crash that killed a DeKalb woman Friday was unchanged as of Sunday night. Juan Ayala-Jimenez, 40, remained in serious condition after being hit head-on by a car that was driving against the traffic on Interstate 88 just west of Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb.
DeKALB – The pressure for DeKalb leaders to find other ways to fund certain city operations is increasing as they look for the best ways to spend the rest of special tax revenue that will disappear in the next six years. The city currently uses some of the special revenue, incremental tax generated by the city's two tax increment financing districts, to pay for city operations and street repairs.
Apollo, a 6 month-old boxer/french mastiff mix, cheers on finishers of the 9th annual Tails Mutt Strut at Hopkins Park in DeKalb with his owner Tails volunteer Julia Mattera, on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.
A university should include faculty with a wide range of views, even controversial ones, and they shouldn't be penalized for expressing them. That widely accepted concept is called “academic freedom,” and it's one of the privileges that comes along with having tenure as a professor.
Fire officials are trying to determine what caused a kitchen fire just before noon Friday at Amber Manor Apartments, 914 Ridge Ridge Drive in DeKalb. Officials found heavy damage at Apartment No.
DeKALB – A 28-year-old DeKalb woman was killed early Friday when she drove her car against traffic on Interstate 88 and crashed head-on with another car, state police said. Kimberly Havlicek was driving west in the eastbound lanes just west of Annie Glidden Road about 12:50 a.m. Friday when her 2002 Mitsubishi Galant collided with a 2012 Toyota Camry, Illinois State Police Master Sgt.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:54 pm
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