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DeKalb website design wins Sunshine Award

DeKalb website design wins Sunshine Award

By Alissa Jacob | April 7, 2014

The DeKalb County government has been awarded the Sunshine Award from the Illinois Policy Institute.Stephen Reid, DeKalb County Board member, said the award is given for DeKalb’s “transparancy, openness and governemnt.”Websites received the award...

DeKalb Public Library seeks funding for upcoming expansion

By Jordan Birchfield | February 15, 2012

The DeKalb Public Library announced it will form two groups to assist in receiving a state grant and other funding for its upcoming expansion.The library announced its plan at the DeKalb Public Library board meeting Feb. 8. The proposed addition would...

Candidate profiles: DeKalb County Board, District 6

By Olivia Willoughby | February 8, 2012

 Name: Ruth Anne Tobias  Current Job: DeKalb County Board Member  Hometown: DeKalb  Political Affiliation: Democrat  Platform: Intends to attempt to keep the county functional while providing services for citizens. Also hopes to maintain agricultural...

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