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A boarded-up window stands at 808 Ridge Drive apartments in 2019.

City of DeKalb acts on tenant association concerns

By Kierra Frazier | August 28, 2019

DeKALB — A proclamation was put in place during Monday night’s City Council meeting where current and former tenants of Hunter Properties spoke about property issues they experienced while leasing with the company.{{tncms-inline alignment="right"...

‘Welcoming Proclamation’ draws support and crowd at City Council

By Lindsey Salvatelli | March 13, 2018

Mayor Jerry Smith signed a proclamation during Monday's City Council meeting as a sign of the city's commitment to diversity and support of immigrant communities.The Welcoming Proclamation is a vision of inclusiveness that focuses on guaranteeing all...

Student hosts evening of dance

By Northern Star staff | November 15, 2016

DeKALB | Non-traditional sociology major Maurice Bailey wants to unite the community with an evening of stepping and jazz music.Bailey, 41, of DeKalb, is leading the event 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday at the House Café, 263 E. Lincoln Highway.He said dress...

Human Relations Commissioners Lisa King (left) and Larry Apperson discuss the ordinances regarding unlawful assemblies during a Feb. 18 Human Relations Commission meeting.

Human Relations Commission looks to end unlawful assemblies ordinance

By Madison Kacer | March 3, 2016

Human Relations Commissioners Lisa King (left) and Larry Apperson discuss the ordinances regarding unlawful assemblies during a Feb. 18 Human Relations Commission meeting.

Elizabeth Heckenast, second year law student, expresses concern about the lack of communication with NIU about the unlawful assembly ordinances at a DeKalb Human Relations Commission meeting Thursday. Read more at bit.ly/1LK6mJq.

City alters protest ordinance drafts

By Madison Kacer | February 22, 2016

Elizabeth Heckenast, second year law student, expresses concern about the lack of communication with NIU about the unlawful assembly ordinances at a DeKalb Human Relations Commission meeting Thursday. Read more at bit.ly/1LK6mJq.