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DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder John Acardo is reminding all residents to be prepared for holiday travel by renewing or applying for passports soon. The DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder’s office provides passport processing services for new applicants or individuals wishing to renew their passports. Even with expedited service, however, it takes four to six...
Where are you getting your next meal? Some DeKalb residents don’t have an answer to that question. Thanks to a new NIU program, however, the hungry in DeKalb have an answer in a new set of allies; NIU students, faculty and staff who want to fight hunger in their own communities. President Obama challenged higher...
The NIU Honors Program has made arrangements to partner with Hy-Vee to hold a kick-off event for its “Birthday Boxes” service project. Meant as an opportunity to increase awareness and involve the local community, the event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Hy-Vee store, 2700 DeKalb Ave....
DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder John Acardo encourages all voters to review the “Accessibility and Assistance for Voters” section of his website. Voters who are permanently physically incapacitated and unable to make it to their polling place might qualify to automatically receive applications for absentee ballots before every election for the next five years. Those...
The DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced an open casting call on behalf of the “Untitled Ramin Bahrani Film” being shot in DeKalb County this fall. The movie is an independent film starring Dennis Quaid, Zac Efron, Kim Dickens and Heather Graham. DeKalb County residents are encouraged to attend the open call from...
People interested in seeking local office as a major party nominee for the March 2012 ballot must circulate petitions beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6. These petitions must be returned to the DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder’s office no later than 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5. Local offices up for election: DeKalb County State’s Attorney (4-year term)...
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Student in the NIU Honors Program is launching a new service project called “Birthday Boxes,” and they are looking to the community for help. Honors students are now collecting and stockpiling supplies that will be used to create “birthdays in a box” for children in need in DeKalb County and surrounding areas. These boxes will...
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Beginning this month, the DeKalb County Clerk’s office will mail DeKalb voters their official documentation as registered voters in DeKalb County. These cards serve as the official identification for the voter that they are registered to vote in the county. Additionally, they provide detailed information as to which representative districts each individual resides. While voters...
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DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder John Acardo will induct 10 new members to the DeKalb County Veterans Honor Roll this week during the on Kishwaukee Fest USO Tribute Concert. The induction ceremony will take place during intermission of the concert, which begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at the Hopkins Park band shell. The...
DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder John Acardo (second from left), meets with SA President Elliot Echols (far left); Treasurer Jeremy Sanchez (third from left); and Jordan Clevy, the assistant treasurer. Not pictured is Austin Quick, speaker of the senate.
DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder John Acardo met Wednesday, June 29, with leaders of the NIU Student Association. As an NIU alum, Acardo is committed at continuing to strengthen the “town-gown” ties between the community and campus. The main topic of conversation was how the Office of the DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder can help spark...
Economic impact report
A report released today by Northern Illinois University demonstrates that the university is a powerful force for economic and societal good in DeKalb County and beyond. “We have been part of the landscape for more than a century, so it is easy to forget what an impact we have on the community. It is important...
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Members of the local law enforcement will help raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics during the 25th running of the Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run from Sunday, June 5, through Friday, June 10. The week-long intrastate relay will feature 3,000 officers representing each branch of law enforcement. Officers from the NIU, DeKalb and...
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