After 51 years, Donna Hill, a Sycamore School District 427 educator, is set to retire this summer. She was joined in retirement by one of her first ever students, Christine Berg. Both retired from North Elementary School.
A person on a weekday commute via Metra train from DeKalb to downtown Chicago might expect a 90 to 105-minute trek, according to a feasibility study recently released by the city of DeKalb. The costs to operate that line could be about $11M per year, the study shows.
Cherish Jackson was recently celebrated by the school district during a surprise school assembly at Tyler Elementary School.
Some DeKalb County Board members recently responded to one resident’s concerns over local criminal court plea deals in the wake of DeKalb 15-year-old Gracie Sasso-Cleveland’s death. Court officials say plea deals are complex.
The tour includes traveling office hours as well as coffee and conversation events on alternating weeks from June 7 to Aug. 30.
DeKalb County property value assessments topped $2B in 2022, most in 15 years. Officials credit new development.
DeKalb County government officials are lauding 2022 as a significant year for new development based on assessed property values topping $2 billion, the most growth the county has seen since 2007, according to county documents.
The meeting is set for 6 p.m. June 7 in the community room on the second floor of the DeKalb Police Department, 700 W. Lincoln Highway.
DeKalb city approves plan allowing Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District to operate developments on its own
The Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District is one step closer to enacting a plan that allows it to have more control over developments and zoning outside of DeKalb city proceedings, which officials said will help save taxpayers money.
A DeKalb panel recently gave their preliminary approval to change DeKalb city code, which could pave the way for the Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District to govern as its own sanitary district, similar to Northern Illinois University.