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Top 50 Last Names In DeKalb County
If you live in DeKalb County, home of Northern Illinois University,  there is a strong chance your last name is Johnson, Miller or Johnson, but you will have to keep up with the Shroeders, Hansons, and the Frieders. The list is out of the most common last names of residents of DeKalb County...
Feds Set Public Forum To Discuss Shabbona Gambling Center
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — A gambling center with 24-hour bingo halls, restaurants and lounges may be on its way to the village of Shabbona.
The U.S. Department of Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs is hosting a hearing Jan. 26 for the public to discuss the idea proposed by the Prairie Band Potawatomi …
Morning Headlines: Friday, January 8
Deputies Searching For Missing DeKalb County Man
Rockford School Board member Mike Harner resigns 
Driver Charged in Fatal Car Crash Pleads Not Guilty
Judge orders Rockford cop to relinquish his weapons after allegations he attacked ex-wife
Woman Extricated After Two Vehicle Accident 
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DeKalb County Plans Expanded Training on Overdose Antidote
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — DeKalb County officials say training for family members and nonprofit groups will be the next step toward preventing heroin and prescription painkiller overdoses with a life-saving antidote.
The Daily Chronicle reports the Narcan Overdose Prevention Program has trained most …
DeKalb County Board to Vote on Tribal Bingo Hall Proposal
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — DeKalb County Board members are to vote on a resolution supporting efforts for a Native American tribe to open a 24-hour electronic bingo operation.
The (DeKalb) Daily Chronicle reports that the board will consider the Prairie Potawatomi Nation's request Wednesday eveni…
SBA Approves Tornado Assistance for Northern Illinois
People and businesses in DeKalb and eight other northern Illinois counties now are eligible to apply for low-interest, long-term loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to help them recover from the April 9 tornado.
According to a press release, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner previous…
DeKalb County Adjusts Zoning to Help Tornado Victims Rebuild
FAIRDALE, Ill. (AP) — Local officials say they are helping tornado victims rebuild in the small Illinois community of Fairdale — even if it means being more flexible on zoning restrictions.
DeKalb County Board member Kevin Bunge tells a Chicago radio station that the people who lost homes…

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