A Chicago-based real estate developer wants to invest $22.5 million in DeKalb and purchase Lincoln Tower, Hunter Tri-Frat and Hunter Ridgebrook, three apartment complexes owned by landlord Hunter Properties.
DeKalb’s newest cleanup crew got a shoutout from the city council this week after picking up more than three tons of trash this year. "The example that you all are setting is just fantastic," said DeKalb Mayor Cohen Barnes.
Retiring DeKalb Fire Chief Jeff McMaster said the past few days have been humbling as he accepts farewells ahead of his last day Friday following a 26-year career. “You’re always going to work with a mission," he said. "And to have people acknowledge you is just humbling because I don’t think any of us go into this for the praise.”
Despite recent updates from Sycamore city officials to the contrary, a developer with First Midwest Group confirmed this week a Starbucks is headed into the space being built in front of Meijer grocery store on Peace Road.
Amid ongoing controversy surrounding incomplete city council meeting minutes, DeKalb City Clerk Sasha Cohen asked the mayor Monday to create an avenue for a recall election, and said if DeKalb voters don’t like their clerk, they can vote him out.