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Posted on: November 6, 2019

TDR-1 Fuselage finds a new home

Drone

A World War II Navy drone built at Wurlitzer and GE here in DeKalb during the early 1940s has come back to the Airport. Working with the Prairie State Aviation Museum in Bloomington, Illinois, Tom Cleveland, Airport Manager, was able to secure the return ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Stearman Biplane

Stearman Biplane

You never know what might stop on by at the DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport. This is a Stearman Biplane that was recently at the airport. Many other historic planes of this nature come through our doors every day.

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Airport Services

Air Cargo.Fueling

The DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport is a full-service airport. From fueling up, to unloading cargo, de-icing in the cold midwestern winter, or storing your aircraft do have it all.

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Ward 4 Meeting Planned for May 25

Fourth Ward Alderman Greg Perkins

The public is invited to a meeting with Alderman Greg Perkins to discuss concerns, issues and opportunities within DeKalb, specifically in the Fourth Ward.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Kiwanis P...

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City of DeKalb News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Fire Hydrant Maintenance Planned

A sign reads "City of DeKalb, Department of Public Works"

The Utility Department, in conjunction with the Fire Department, will be performing hydrant operation and maintenance of all City fire hydrants. The work ensures that the fire hydrants will functioning properly when called upon in times of emergency. &...

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City of DeKalb News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

DeKalb City Council Marks Start of Hunter Hillcrest Demolition

DeKalb Mayor Cohen Barnes, Council members & City staff gather in front of Hunter Hillcrest.

As demolition begins on the Hunter Hillcrest shopping center, DeKalb Mayor Cohen Barnes says the action shows the City is serious about securing safe living conditions for all residents.

Despite years of efforts by the City to improve conditions at the bui...

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City of DeKalb News
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Meta Expanding DeKalb Data Center

Rendering of the Meta DeKalb Data Center

Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, is more than doubling the size of its DeKalb Data Center in the Chicago West Business Center.

The data center on Gurler Road is expanding from two to five buildings, growing Meta’s investment in...

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City of DeKalb News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Annual Water Quality Report Released

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The City of DeKalb’s Annual Water Quality Report (sometimes referred to as the Consumer Confidence Report) is available for viewing at https://www.cityofdekalb.com/documentcenter/view/13697/water-quality-report.

The report contains important info...

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City of DeKalb News
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Paint-A-Plug Launches for Another Year

A painted fire hydrant dedicated to Northwestern Medicine nurses

DeKalb business offers $100 incentive to this year's artists.

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

DeKalb Awarded T-Mobile Hometown Grant

The text "DeKalb, IL" appears over a photo of the NIU campus

The $50,000 grant will fund public art projects to enhance community spirit & promote local arts & culture.

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Yard Waste Pick-up Offered

Yard waste bags sit on the curb ready for pick-up.

LRS will resume seasonal collection of landscape waste on regularly scheduled pickup days beginning April 1st.

Residents are reminded of general guidelines:

  • Landscape waste must be placed in approved biodegradable landscape waste bags or open garbage cans n...
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City of DeKalb News
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Hazardous Household Waste Collection Available

LRS Truck 1

Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) will continue the Hazardous Household Waste (HHW) home collection services in 2022. Collections for HHW will begin in April. 

Residents must submit their requests with LRS to schedule a pickup. Residents may submi...

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City of DeKalb News
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Restrictions Placed on Oversize Vehicles

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Beginning March 3, 2022, the City of DeKalb will prohibit over-sized vehicles from traveling on specific roads. The restriction shall remain in effect until further notice. Current weather conditions contribute to a phenomenon known as the “spri...

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City of DeKalb News
Posted on: February 28, 2022

DeKalb Named to List of 30 Best College Towns in America

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Recognition comes from 24/7 Wall Street. Normal and Urbana also made the list.

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