News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2023

Seventh Ward Alderman John Walker Plans Ward Meeting

Walker, John-Square

The public is invited to a Seventh Ward meeting with Alderman John Walker to discuss concerns, issues and opportunities within DeKalb. 


The meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the DeKalb Pol...

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Posted on: April 26, 2023

Peace Road Widening Work Begins

A sign along Peace Road reads "Road Work Begins"

The widening of Peace Road north of the tollway began the week of May 1. 

This year’s work will widen Peace Road to four lanes from the tollway through the Fairview Drive intersection. This includes a safety upgrade to the intersection a...

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City of DeKalb News
Posted on: April 25, 2023

Join the DeKalb Police Department

A DeKalb Police officer exits a squad car.

Now accepting applications for Entry Level and Lateral Police Officers. Application & testing deadline is June 4.

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Posted on: April 11, 2023

Volunteers Needed to Create City Hall Mural

The City Hall mural design includes native plants, crops, the Kishwaukee River, the sun and geese.

The DeKalb community is encouraged to come together to create a two-story mosaic mural on City Hall.

The design for the mural, which will be a blend of mosaic panels and painted imagery on the City Hall’s south exterior wall, received the support...

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City of DeKalb News
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Curbside Yard Waste Pickup Available

Yard waste bags lined up at a curb

LRS resumed seasonal collection of landscape waste on regularly scheduled pickup days on April 1.

Residents are reminded of general guidelines:

  • Landscape waste must be placed in approved biodegradable landscape waste bags or open garbage cans not larger tha...
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City of DeKalb News
Posted on: February 17, 2023

Bridge Replacements Underway

Photos of the N. Frist St. and Lucinda Ave. bridges over the Kishwaukee River.

The bridges over the Kishwaukee River for both North First Street and Lucinda Avenue are now closed for reconstruction, with substantial completion and return of traffic access programmed for mid-August of this year.

The North First Street bridge, construc...

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