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  • U of I Extension lists farms on 2016 tour

    University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County has organized a free, family-friendly event called the DeKalb County Farm Stroll.
    July 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWER

    Thanks for supporting Greek FestTo the Editor:On behalf of St. George Greek Orthodox Church of DeKal ...
    July 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Pigs can make great pets but are not for everyone

    Pigs don’t have the greatest reputation. The word is probably used more as an insult than as a reference to a real animal.
    July 9, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Hultgren launches youth leadership program for high school students

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Plano, announced the launch of STEM Scholars, a 14th Congressional District youth leadership program encouraging highly mo ...
    July 9, 2016 - 8:01 am
  • DeKalb High School Band to benefit from golf outing

    A golf event in DeKalb is set to help a group of local musicians take off next year on a trip to Ireland to play in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Du ...
    July 8, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Kishwaukee College Foundation names Departmental Awards recipients

    The Kishwaukee College Foundation has announced the recipients of the annual Departmental Awards. The awards will be used during the 2016-2017 academi ...
    July 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Hoover/Hoehn scholarships awarded

    A total of $13,600 in scholarships has been awarded by the Hoover/Hoehn Scholarship Foundation for the 2016-17 school year. The scholarship fund is ad ...
    July 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Lorene Brown scholarships awarded

    A total of $11,200 in scholarships has been awarded by The Lorene Brown Scholarship Foundation for the 2016-17 academic school year. The scholarship f ...
    July 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Chris and Katherine Boulos scholarships awarded

    A total of $108,550 in scholarships has been awarded by the Chris and Katherine Boulos Foundation for the 2016-2017 school year.
    July 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Markle receives Palmer music scholarship

    Zoe Markle of DeKalb is the 2016 award recipient of the Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship.Ma ...
    July 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grace Free Lutheran vacation Bible school set

    Grace Free Lutheran Church will host vacation Bible school, sponsored by Thrivent Financial, from 6 to 8:15 p.m. Aug. 1 through 5. Ages pre-K through ...
    July 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Somonauk VBS features Merry Hearts Clowns

    Somonauk United Presbyterian Church will hold a one-day vacation Bible school featuring the Merry Hearts Clowns on Friday, July 15.
    July 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Tractor pull highlights activities for annual Waterman Summerfest

    The United Neighborhood Center and the Waterman Lions Club invite community members to Summerfest 2016 on July 16 at Waterman Lions Park, 420 S. Birch ...
    July 8, 2016 - 9:09 am
  • Glidden Homestead open for tours on Sunday

    See all the ways you can “Dig Up the Past” and experience the site where the innovative development of barbed wire happened when you visit the Glidden ...
    July 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Band concert features soprano soloist

    Christine Monteiro will be the featured vocalist at the next DeKalb Municipal Band Concert on July 12, along with the trombone section playing Henry F ...
    July 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

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