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Gas Price Update for Dec. 2

By Northern Star Staff | December 2, 2019

The average gasoline price in DeKalb County at 2:30 p.m. Monday was $2.597 per gallon, according to state average at 2:30 p.m. Monday was $2.626, which is an increase of 11.7 cents from last months average of $2.509 per gallon.{{tncms-inline...

Safe Passage to move sexual assault response team forward

By Alexander Chettiath | October 22, 2015

Safe Passage will follow through with the creation of a sexual assault response team despite being denied a $103,000 grant from the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority.The purpose of the grant was to help communities form multidisciplinary...

‘Stop the Mega-Dump’ arguments to be heard in September

By Melissa Mastrogiovanni | March 26, 2012

Stop the Mega-Dump met Monday night to update citizens on the appeal filed against the expansion of the DeKalb County dump. Group Chairman Dan Kenney, said he received an email from the group’s attorney on Friday telling him that the Illinois Attorney...

Editorial: Chami for state’s attorney

By Editorial Board | October 31, 2010

The Northern Star Editorial Board has chosen to endorse Democrat Sarah Gallagher Chami for DeKalb County State's Attorney. Chami's history as a prosecutor in the area, combined with her experience as Assistant State's Attorney in Cook County, qualifies...

Alumni Association adds new members

By Northern Star Staff | October 5, 2010

NIU's Alumni Association announced Tuesday that it had elected new members to its board of directors and executive committee. In all, five new board members were elected, and two new executive committee members were elected. New board members include:...

Voting registration deadline looming

By Northern Star Staff | September 26, 2010

The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 2 general elections is Oct. 5. Oct. 6 marks the first day of grace period voting and registration and runs until Oct. 26. According to the Cook County Clerk website,  “grace period registrants will either...