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  • Troop 2810 travels to summer camp

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, recently traveled to Canyon Camp in Stockton for summer camp. Thirty-two Sco ...
    July 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb man wins songwriting awards

    Gary Mullis of DeKalb won first-place sponsorship in a songwriting contest in Lexington, Kentucky. Mullis entered three songs into the contest, which ...
    July 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    Thanks to paramedics for life-saving helpTo the Editor:I wish to thank the paramedics of the Sycamor ...
    July 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Get ready for school

    Ready for back-to-school? Before and after school programs fill up quickly.Call 4-C: Community Coord ...
    July 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Montelena Live tells 10-year story of its Chardonnay

    Matt Crafton doesn’t eat grapes nine months out of the year.The Château Montelena winemaker more tha ...
    July 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Vendors wanted for Oak Crest fest

    Art and craft vendors of all kinds are invited to participate in the fest at DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 26 ...
    July 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Troop 13 awards its first Eagle Scout

    Sean Christopher Staats of Boy Scout Troop 13 in DeKalb has earned the Eagle Scout rank, the highest rank in Scouting.
    July 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Wingshooting clinic for youth, women scheduled

    A Wingshooting clinic for beginning shotgun shooters will be at Shabbona Lake State Park south of Shabbona on Aug. 15 for boys and girls ages 10 to 15 ...
    July 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 164 skydivers smash head-down world record

    OTTAWA – Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central ...
    July 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Joint health is the bees’ knees

    Knees are among the most commonly injured joints. Whether pain comes from an accident, a sports injury or osteoarthritis in the knee, Dr. Zac Sheedy o ...
    July 31, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • Uncorked: Winemaker has his own metropolis on Treasure Island

    The buzz on Treasure Island came from more than unmanned drones that flew overhead.As raindrops rode ...
    July 31, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Hinckley church sets barbecue supper

    The public is invited to the annual Bar-B-Q Pork Roast and Sweet Corn Boil Supper on Aug. 8, hosted by St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Hinckley.
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • FUMC welcomes new pastors

    On behalf of the congregation at First United Methodist Church in DeKalb, Tim Paquette presents welcoming gifts to the church’s new pastors. Senior Pa ...
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Valley West volunteers recognized for service

    At the Valley West Hospital Auxiliary Annual Meeting and Spring Luncheon, held on May 13 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Somonauk, volunteers were re ...
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Enbridge Energy establishes KC scholarships

    The Kishwaukee College Foundation has established a new scholarship through a generous donation from Enbridge Inc. The Enbridge Energy Company Pipelin ...
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you want to happen to the vacant building at First Street and Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb?
    Rehab it
    Knock it down and build new
    Whatever brings new business there quickest