News Flash

Posted on: September 14, 2022

Peace Road Widening Begins This Fall

Mayor Cohen Barnes speaking at the City Council meeting on Sept. 12

Work to begin widening Peace Road north of the tollway will begin this fall, and resurfacing will be done in the Market Square Shopping Center

The DeKalb City Council, at its meeting on Sept. 12, approved the widening of Peace Road to four lanes between th...

Read on...

City of DeKalb News
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Improved Lincoln Highway Fully Open to Traffic

A drone shot shows the narrowed Lincoln Highway from First Street, looking east

The new Lincoln Highway designed to make downtown DeKalb more pedestrian friendly is now fully open to traffic.

Construction barriers on Lincoln Highway between First and Fourth Street were removed Aug. 19 following re-striping, which restored on-street pa...

Read on...

City of DeKalb News
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Fourth Major Development in Just Three Years Approved for ChicagoWest Business Center

The welcome sign for the ChicagoWest Business Center & a rendering of Project Wildcat

For the fourth time in fewer than three years, a major development that will create hundreds of jobs has been approved for the ChicagoWest Business Center (CWBC) in DeKalb.

The DeKalb City Council Monday unanimously approved plans for a distribution, packa...

Read on...

City of DeKalb News
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...
Read on...

City of DeKalb News
Posted on: June 14, 2022

DeKalb Fire Urges Being Prepared for Summer Heat

Cooling Centers text with City logo

Extremely hot and humid weather is forecasted, which may increase the risk of heat-related stress and illness when heat pushes the human body beyond its limits. 

In extreme heat and high humidity, perspiration evaporation slows, causing the body t...

Read on...

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.

Additional Info... City of DeKalb News