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POLARpalooza at Hopkins Park in DeKalb Sunday!

Although they may not have an abundance of snow, POLARpalooza is still a GO! Come out to Hopkins Park in DeKalb (1403 Sycamore Rd)...

Kishwaukee College Remains Closed Wednesday

Due to the continuously changing weather Kishwaukee College will remain closed for the remainder of the day today, Wednesday January 23rd.

NIU DeKalb Campus Closed until 5:00 p.m. Wednesday

Due to snow and icy conditions, Northern Illinois University has extended the closure of the DeKalb campus until 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23. Classes...

Message From City of Sandwich on Snow Plows

Apologies Unfortunately, there is little that can be done to prevent filling the ends of driveways with snow as the snow plow truck drives by....

Snow Accumulation Anticipated Over Next 24 Hours

Message from the Sycamore Fire Department: "We are anticipating some snow accumulation (1-3" prediction) over the next 24 hours. Please help your first responders by...

Snow Removal on DeKalb Sidewalks

The DeKalb Municipal Code states that property owners are responsible for snow and ice removal from public sidewalks. Upon two inches of snowfall, property...
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Seasonal Parking Restrictions Begin December 1

The City of DeKalb's Department of Public Works reminds residents that Seasonal Parking Restrictions begin Saturday, December 1, and are in effect December 1...

10 inches of snow is equivalent to 1 inch of rainfall...

Those fluffy white snowflakes accumulate but when they melt they provide moisture to our soils. When surface temperatures are around 30 degrees, 10 inches...

Northwestern Medicine Announces Medical Office and Program Closures Due to Winter...

Due to the Winter Storm Warning issued by the National Weather Service, Northwestern Medicine is announcing the following programs and KishHealth Physician Group (KPG)...

Don’t Miss POLARpalooza Winter Festival Sunday in DeKalb!

Join in for family-oriented winter activities at the annual POLARpalooza Winter Festival! POLARpalooza Winter Festival, hosted by the DeKalb Park District, goes on this Sunday,...

Cancelled: Snow Route Parking in DeKalb

Update 1/15/17 1:52pm: The Assistant Director of Public Works has CANCELLED the SNOW ROUTE PARKING PROHIBITION declared January 15, 2018, thereby deactivating the parking prohibition on...

What effect does snow have on farming?

Snow PROVIDES SOIL MOISTURE crops need to grow. Winter snowfall helps during the growing season because of the stored moisture that works its way...