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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 min ago | De Kalb Midweek

Rabid bat found in DeKalb home

DeKALB – The DeKalb County Health Department confirms its first rabid bat of the year was found Aug. 19 in a home in DeKalb.

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4 hrs ago | City Barbs

Comment on City of DeKalb's New Trend of Creating Homelessness

In response to a tenant complaint, at 10 a.m. Friday, city inspectors met building owner Pat Bragg at the Edgebrook Manor Apartments and within hours they had decided to condemn the property, requiring everyone living there to leave their homes within 24 hours.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

Aug. 27 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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11 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

Letter: Every litter bit hurts

Ah, it's almost fall, the students are back and the streets of DeKalb remind me of my dear old neighborhood on Chicago's South Side.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Chronicle

University Plaza plan meets resistance

NIU senior Ben Read helps unload a car Tuesday with his girlfriend Mary Bajek, a NIU graduate student, to help move her into University Plaza.

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Daily Chronicle

DeKalb man sent to prison over ecstasy

SYCAMORE – A 26-year-old DeKalb man originally accused of threatening to kill a pizza delivery driver for stealing his marijuana was sentenced to prison Tuesday as part of a plea agreement, authorities said.

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Daily Chronicle

Roads, parking lots to close for Corn Fest

DeKALB – Several local parking lots will close at 4 p.m. today, while some local roads and another parking lot will close Thursday for the three-day Corn Fest in downtown DeKalb.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Police: Man beaten with tire iron by four 18-year-old DeKalb men

Jermaine R. Malloy, 18, of of the 100 block of East Taylor Street in DeKalb, was charged with aggravated battery and mob action.

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Daily Chronicle

DeKalb council bans smoking on patios

DeKALB – Public patios in DeKalb will be smoke free under changes to city law DeKalb aldermen approved Monday, although not all aldermen support the ban.

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Daily Chronicle

Tenants of condemned DeKalb apartment complex finding other homes

DeKALB – Jordan Lanum felt relieved Monday knowing he wouldn't be homeless when he started classes at Northern Illinois University.

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Daily Chronicle

DeKalb firefighters respond to car fire in shopping center parking lot

DeKalb Captain Jeff Jossendal said they responded to a car fire at 11:01 a.m. and the flames from the back side of the engine in the car was contained within ten minutes.

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WIFR

Greenwich Village Art Fair Scheduled for September

The 66th Greenwich Village Art Fair takes place Sept. 13-14, rain or shine, on the grounds of Rockford Art Museum at Riverfront Museum Park, 711 North Main Street in downtown Rockford, Illinois.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Batterink breaks female course record

Batterink set a female course record in 33:47.08, finishing third overall Saturday in the 33rd annual DeKalb Corn Classic 10K Race and 3K Run/Walk on a hot and humid Saturday morning.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Our View: Thumbs-up to support for woman fighting cancer

Thumbs-up: To community support. Jan Wahlgren's Stage 4 lung cancer diagnosis in May was a “slap in the face to someone who never smoked.” But Wahlgren, co-owner of the Dairy Joy in Hinckley, continues to go to work every day , buoyed in part by the support of her customers and the community.

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Daily Chronicle

Inside Huskie Football begins Monday

Inside Huskie Football, the weekly radio show featuring NIU head coach Rod Carey and radio play-by-play man Bill Baker, begins Monday from 7-8 p.m. and will air every Monday throughout the season.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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