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  • What are cochlear implants

    For most people with hearing loss a hearing aid is sufficient to enable the wearer to hear again. ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 7:22 am
  • Retired Teachers Association awards scholarship

    The DeKalb County Retired Teachers Association recently awarded the 2016 IRTA Foundation Scholarship of $1,500 to Katelyn Thurlby of Kingston. The fou ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Shabbona Lions Club presents scholarship

    The Shabbona Lions Club presented a $500 scholarship to Kurtis Rood of Indian Creek High School. Rood is the son of Jeff and Debby Rood of Shabbona. R ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa student awarded $1,500 ag scholarship

    Sycamore High School student Chase Clausen has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fun ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KC fall registration in progress, classes begin Aug. 29

    Kishwaukee College registration for the fall semester, which begins Aug. 29, is in progress. Online ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Pope Francis: It's 'terrible' children taught they can choose gender

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has lamented that children are being taught at school that gender can be a choice, adding that his predecessor, Benedict X ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 3:59 pm
  • Joshua Henry to play Aaron Burr in 'Hamilton' in Chicago

    NEW YORK – Tony Award-nominee Joshua Henry has been named to play Aaron Burr in the Chicago production of "Hamilton" this fall.
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • DAWC plans silent auction, wine and cheese fundraiser

    The DeKalb Area Women’s Center will host a silent auction and wine and cheese fundraiser from 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 6 at The House Café, 263 E. Lincoln Hig ...
    July 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Ellwood House to host 47th annual ice cream social

    Families are invited to enjoy a day of fun with art, music, history and food on the grounds of the historic Ellwood Mansion at the 47th annual ice cre ...
    July 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb County Barn Tour scheduled

    Modern livestock and grain farms, centennial farms, an archaeological dig site and repurposed barns are all included in the 2016 DeKalb County Barn To ...
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Children can get a healthy start to school

    The DeKalb County Health Department will hold a Healthy Start to School event Thursday, Aug. 4, and Aug. 11.
    July 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Culver’s of Sycamore fundraiser will support Special Olympics

    Culver’s in Sycamore is partnering with Special Olympics Illinois this month with several in-store activities planned, most notably the second annual ...
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Veterans coffee meet-and-greets planned

    The DeKalb County Forty and Eight is coordinating a veterans coffee meet-and-greet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10.
    July 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reunion for karate student, mentor

    Forty-five years ago, a young Marine staff sergeant recently back from Vietnam took up the art of karate. Bernard Ray (center), Marine veteran and chi ...
    July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Troop 16 participates in Relay For Life

    Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered by Federated Church in Sycamore, participated in the annual DeKalb County Relay for Life. Scouts participated in the Col ...
    July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
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