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Still not registered to vote? There is still time to register to vote in DeKalb County for the Nov. 6 general election. The last day to register is Tuesday, Oct. 9. NIU’s Student Association is offering five on-campus opportunities for students, faculty and staff to register to vote. Registration sessions are scheduled at the Holmes...
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Beginning  Thursday, Sept. 27, any eligible DeKalb County voter is able to vote in person or by mail for the Nov. 6 general election. Voting by mail is officially called “Absentee Voting.” Election law in Illinois has changed to allow for both voting by mail and voting in person for absentee voting. Voters should also...
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NIU’s Office of Admissions invites volunteers from the university community to assist Thursday, Oct. 4, with Discover NIU Day. This invitation-only event is directed to seniors enrolled in the high schools that comprise the DeKalb County school system: DeKalb, Genoa-Kingston, Hinckley-Big Rock, Kaneland, Sandwich, Somonauk and Sycamore. The purpose of the event is to show...
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Identity theft is a growing threat in today’s technology-driven society. It is important to take extra precautions to destroy sensitive documents that might have private information on them, such as Social Security numbers, bank accounts or bill account numbers. To assist the community in destroying these documents, DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder John Acardo is...
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WNIJ/WNIU (Northern Public Radio) will host a “Business After Hours” in conjunction with both the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce. The event will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at the NIU Broadcast Center, 801 N. First St. in DeKalb. Plans include studio tours, door prizes,...
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Does the state have your money? Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford encourages all DeKalb County residents to attend his “CA$Hdash” event from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in the Council Chambers of the DeKalb Municipal Building, 200 S. Fourth St. The program reunites unclaimed properties with their owners: Money in inactive savings and...
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With the conclusion of the March Primary Election cycle, the DeKalb County clerk  and recorder will canvass and officially certify the election results at 2 p.m.Wednesday, April 4. Candidates, members of the media and the public are invited to attend. The canvass consists of an automatic re-tabulation of a list of several precincts provided to...
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Beginning Tuesday, March 27, individuals in DeKalb County with no party affiliation now have the opportunity to seek the required number of signatures to have their name appear on the General Election ballot in November. In most cases, the signature requirements are 5 percent of the number of votes cast in that race at the...
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Members of the public, media and candidates are invited to participate in a public testing of all equipment scheduled for use on Election Day. The public test is a time where members of the community can see a full run of the equipment to ensure it is in suitable working condition to receive ballots and...
The DeKalb County Election Office will host early voting for the Northern Illinois University campus community from Monday, Feb. 27, through Friday, March 2 . Students and the campus community are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. Additionally, those residents who are not currently – or need to change – their registration can do...
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DeKalb County will begin in-person and at-home (absentee) voting Thursday, Feb. 9, DeKalb County Clerk John J. Acardo has announced. When voting early, each voter must produce a valid federal, state or other government-issued identification. At -Home (Absentee Voting) Voters interested in voting from home or absentee must submit their application to vote or contact...
NIU Cares Day volunteers
It’s never too early to care! Student Involvement & Leadership Development takes that approach to its annual service event, NIU Cares Day. The 2012 event is scheduled for April 14; however, work to convene the planning committee and to recruit volunteers to assist that day already are under way. An NIU Cares Day kickoff and...
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