A town in rural Illinois about 65 miles outside of Chicago. Has Northern Illinois University in the center. Otherwise you got a Walmart and a small Bestbuy. There is lots of corn. And a high school that had its power get knocked out 7 times in 2007-2008 and has had a couple of gang fights and multiple attempts at arson. There isn't much besides that. There was a school shooting at NIU in 2008. Besides the shootings the only claims of fame are the invention of barbed wire in DeKalb and supermodel Cindy Crawford.
Freind: How's DeKalb, Illinois?

Me: You know it sucks.


Friend: Wanna hang out?

Me: Walmart or Target?

Friend: Target sounds good.
by thelonelywolf July 03, 2009
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