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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 $144,900 which is roughly $81/per square foot. More DeKalb information.

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July 26 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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NIU staff member on leave over campus water testing

DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University employee in charge of testing campus water has been placed on paid administrative leave after officials determined he didn't test for certain contaminants for almost two years.

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21 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

Kishwaukee Fest parade downtown tonight

DeKALB – The 5th annual Lincoln Highway Parade will step off at 7 p.m. today with Abraham Lincoln impersonator George Buss serving as marshal as part of Kishwaukee Fest.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Letter: DeKalb, Galesburg similar college towns

We moved here from Galesburg in 2006, and the friendliness is similar. Knox College and Carl Sandburg College are similar to Northern Illinois University and Kishwaukee College.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Chronicle

DeKalb woman sold methadone, police say

DeKALB – A DeKalb woman is accused of delivering methadone to a man who was later taken to Kishwaukee Hospital for a drug overdose, court records show.

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Population of monarch butterfly dwindling drastically

Illinois' official state insect, the monarch butterfly, is nearly endangered. Now, home gardeners are working to restore the monarch population.

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Kane Co. Chronicle

Planit 5: Top 5 things to do in Kane County

The juried show was voted a "Top 200 Fine Craft Fair" by Art Fair SourceBook, states a news release.

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DeKalb, NIU focus on long-term collaboration

DeKalb Mayor John Rey talks about the city's relationship with Northern Illinois University during the DeKalb State of the City address Tuesday in the Community Room at Hopkins Park in DeKalb.

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Fourth Street Family Fun Fest highlights area businesses

DeKALB – Matt Duffy hopes the Fourth Street Family Fun Fest reminds people that there are businesses on south Fourth Street in DeKalb.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Police arrest missing sex offender at hospital

Robert D. Gahlbeck, 58, formerly of the 1100 block of Golf Court in DeKalb, was charged Tuesday with failure to register as a sex offender.

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Facebook helps DeKalb police catch burglary suspect

DeKALB – When Israel Valenzuela-Piedra saw an incriminating photo of himself carrying items from Wal-Mart on DeKalb police's Facebook page , he decided to turn himself in, authorities said.

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Quinn's running mate blasts Rauner budget plan

Gov. candidate Paul Vallas criticizes Republican Gov. candidate Bruce Rauner's Illinois state budget proposal on Tuesday at the Holmes Student Center at Northern Illinois University.

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July 22 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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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Chronicle

DeKalb leaders considering e-cigarette rules

DeKALB – DeKalb city officials are researching rules that could regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes and where people can use them.

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DeKalb Salvation Army captains start with extra challenge

DeKALB – Salvation Army Captain Michelle Graham learned something about herself when she started running the local chapter while her husband, Keith, was recovering from emergency brain surgery.

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Pet of the Week: Gypsy

Gypsy is a 2-year-old black and orange domestic shorthair mix available for adoption at TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb.

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EXCHANGE: DeKalb schools warn about texting

"Everyone at some point in their life texts and drives," Alvarez said. "I've never seen my friends text while driving, but I know they do it because everyone does."

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Ceremony marks end of Mandarin program in DeKalb

Kaylee Zhou, 10, of DeKalb performs a ribbon dance Friday during the StarTalk Chinese language program performance at DeKalb High School.

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Olson: Rauner an earnest if not natural pol

Bruce Rauner isn't endowed with the charisma or magnetism of a natural politician, but he came off as an earnest guy in his visit to DeKalb this week.

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Week in Photos - July 12-18

More than 200 friends and family attended a memorial event for Steven Schulz at Hopkins Park on Friday, July 11, 2014.

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