8 hrs ago
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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12 hrs ago
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Metropolis Strategies Transportation Team, Planning Experts La Belle...
CHICAGO – The former Metropolis Strategies transportation team of James C. LaBelle, a senior transportation and governmental affairs expert, and Sheena F. Frève, an experienced research and policy analyst, will join the staff at the Urban Transportation Center , a nationally-recognized research unit within the College of Urban Planning ... (more)
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Crain's Detroit Business
Term-limited reps pursue new life in state Senate
In the 2nd District, which is heavily Democratic, Rep. John Olumba, Detroit, is challenging state Sen. Bert Johnson, Detroit, 40, who is seeking a second and final four-year term.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Letter: It's not pension 'reform'
Thank you for bringing Daily Chronicle readers up-to-date on the recent retirements from Northern Illinois University with Katie Dahlstrom's article on July 12 .
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
Illinois Bar Foundation names NIU Law graduate among first fellowship recipients
The Illinois Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Illinois State Bar Association, has awarded one of its inaugural Post Graduate Legal Fellowships to Alexis Simmons, a 2014 graduate of Northern Illinois University College of Law.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
In the write place: Documentary to feature St. Charles Writers Group
Writers Group Member Randy Martin operates a video camera during a meeting of the St. Charles Writers Group at the St. Charles Public Library in St.Charles on Saturday, June 28, 2014.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Bureau County Republican
Local students named to Northern Illinois University spring 2014 dean's list
Students must meet a minimum semester grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale in the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology or a minimum of 3.75 in the Colleges of Business, Education, Health and Human Sciences, or Liberal Arts and Sciences to receive this distinction.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
DeKalb bank president named to board of directors
Timothy A. Struthers has been named to the board of directors of First National Bank of Omaha.
Stephen Szabados helps connect people with family roots
Steve Szabados is a retired project manager. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois and a MBA from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, Illinois.
DeKalb selects two interns from NIU
DeKALB – The city of DeKalb selected two management interns from Northern Illinois University's Master of Public Administration program.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
DeKalb women accused of having crack cocaine
SYCAMORE – Two DeKalb women are due in court today after being accused of having crack cocaine near an elementary school, according to court records.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Area Hispanic youth attend LULAC conference in NYC
Area teens were among top youth running the League of United Latin American Citizens National Conference in New York this week.
Spring NIU retirements total 183
DeKALB – The number of retiring Northern Illinois University employees more than tripled this spring, but the total was nowhere near the 800 employees university officials feared would leave in the wake of the state's pension reform bill.
Our View: Thumbs up to Egyptian Theatre donor
Thumbs up: To an anonymous local donor who has pledged to match donations the Egyptian Theatre can raise by Aug. 15, up to $25,000.
Physicist Accepts Appointment to NIU and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Renowned physicist Swapan Chattopadhyay, currently director of the Cockcroft Institute in England, has accepted a joint appointment to Northern Illinois University and Fermilab.
39 tickets, arrests in roadside safety check
ELGIN – Between the evening of July 3 and morning of July 4, there were 39 citations and arrests at a roadside safety check on Annie Glidden Road north of Route 38. The roadside check was conducted by the DeKalb Police Department, Northern Illinois University police and Illinois State Police.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
DeKalb announces new finance director
Cathy Haley, a graduate of Northern Illinois University, will begin her new role as finance director in DeKalb on Aug. 4, DeKalb officials announced Thursday.
Reel life: Fests celebrate horror, 70 mm. films
Even though the national AMC Theater chain is aggressively replacing its regular theater seats with wider reclining chairs, no Northwest suburban venues are scheduled for upgrades so far.