Santa Claus visited DeKalb Thursday to help light up the downtown for the holiday season with the help of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce. He'll even make stops periodically to take pictures with families.
Gov. JB Pritzker joined other local dignitaries in DeKalb Wednesday to celebrate Meta's DeKalb Data Center coming fully online. The campus, which broke ground in 2020 along Gurler Road, will house 2.3 million square feet over five buildings and promises to bring with it a $1 billion investment and more than 200 jobs, the social media parent company announced.
Excelleaf held a soft opening Friday in DeKalb. The business is DeKalb County’s first recreational marijuana dispensary. A few people were waiting at the door for the store to open at 9 a.m. Friday and employees kept busy helping customers throughout the morning.