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City Council: Liquor sale hours debated

By Sam Malone | September 14, 2017

DeKALB — City council denied an amendment to an ordinance Monday that would have extended the legal hours of alcohol sales for grocery stores in the DeKalb county area.City Attorney Dean Frieders introduced the motion to amend ordinance 2017-040 and...

A University Village apartment building is seen at 722 N. Annie Glidden Road.

City Council approves University Village rezone

By Northern Star staff | September 15, 2015

After a heated discussion among both the City Council and those in attendance, the council voted to move the University Village rezoning project forward Monday.The ordinance will rezone University Village, 722 N. Annie Glidden Road, to ensure funding...

David Jacobson:116 votes (100 percent)

Turnout down in elections

By Andre Phillips and Satta Kendor | April 9, 2015

About 1,241 votes were cast Tuesday in the 2015 DeKalb aldermanic election, a 60 vote decline from the last odd-numbered ward election in 2011.One alderman is elected from each of the seven wards in the city and serves a four-year term. The odd-numbered...

DeKalb election winners want change: Jacobson

By Northern Star Staff | April 7, 2015

First ward Alderman David Jacobson, who garnered 116 votes as he ran unopposed in the 2015 DeKalb aldermanic election, said those who won the elections are looking to change things.“I think there’s a whole lot the city needs to look at ... I think...

Election results: Jacobson, Marquardt, Noreiko, O’Leary take alderman spots

By Northern Star staff | April 7, 2015

Michael Marquardt and Kate Noreiko will join the City Council as the 3rd and 5th ward aldermen, respectively.Marquardt won the 3rd ward with 237 votes to candidate Steve Kapitan's 228 votes.Noreiko with 247 votes defeated Michael Haji-Sheikh with 220...

2015 5th ward alderman candidate: Kate Noreiko

By Andre Phillips | April 2, 2015

Involvement: Former Kishwaukee Hospital director of human resources, former member of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Noreiko HR Consulting founder Q: What do you think is the most pressing issue in your ward?A: We have some basic...

2015 Aldermen Elections: Candidates Night

By Jackie Nevarez | March 19, 2015

The League of Women Voters of DeKalb County will hold a Candidates’ Night 6:30 p.m. today in the second floor of the DeKalb Municipal Building, 200 S. Fourth St.Candidates in contested races, including the 3rd, 5th and 7th wards, will answer questions...