Daily Chronicle (Illinois)

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The Daily Chronicle is a newspaper which covers DeKalb County in northern Illinois. Its newsroom and press are located in DeKalb, Illinois, a city about 60 miles west of Chicago along Interstate 88. The paper has a daily circulation of 19,968 and a Sunday circulation of 20,719, as of September 30, 2006.[1] It was formerly owned by Scripps League Newspapers, which was acquired by Pulitzer in 1996; Lee Enterprises acquired Pulitzer in 2005.[2][3] Shaw Newspapers (now Shaw Media) of Dixon, Illinois acquired the newspaper in late 2007.[4]

Prior to 1970, the publication ran under the title The DeKalb Daily Chronicle, which began publication in 1909.[5]


  1. ^ Daily Newspapers, Lee Enterprises, Official site.
  2. ^ Times Wire Services (May 7, 1996). "Pulitzer to Purchase Scripps Newspapers". Los Angeles Times. 
  3. ^ Lee completes Pulitzer acquisition, Press Release, Lee Enterprises, 3 June 2005
  4. ^ Shaw Newspapers - The story inside the story
  5. ^ "About The DeKalb daily chronicle. (De Kalb, Ill.) 1909-1970". Chronicling America. United States Library of Congress. Retrieved 28 July 2017. 

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