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  • 4-H members help a friend

    At a recent club meeting, members of the DeKalb County 4-H Chore Boys and Chore Girls group, hand tied a fleece blanket as a "Thinking of You" gift fo ...
    June 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kirkland Historical Society receives grant

    The Kirkland Historical Society received a $500 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The money will be used to purchase a laptop compute ...
    June 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Applications taken for school supply program

    Applications are now available for The Salvation Army school supply program.School supplies are avai ...
    June 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • YSB offers summer specialty groups for adolescents

    The DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau is taking referrals for summer sessions of Girls’ Empowerment Group and META (Managing Emotions, Thoughts, and ...
    June 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Scouts plan to collect food during Genoa Days parade

    The Girl Scouts Kaskaskia Service Unit (covering Genoa-Kingston-Kirkland) and Cub Scout Packs 117 (Genoa-Kingston) and 26 (Kirkland) will collect nonp ...
    June 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Summer the perfect time to get reacquainted with rosé

    With the official arrival of summer, it’s the perfect time to get reacquainted with rosé. While the fresh-fruit flavors, crispy acidity and lighter bo ...
    June 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kids going to camp for the first time? Don't overtalk it

    Audra Friis has already decided on a Long Island day camp for her 7-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son. She’s confident her oldest will do just fine ...
    June 5, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • DHS Class of 1965 looking for classmates

    DeKalb High School Class of 1965 is seeking to locate the following classmates: Chris Baker, Richard Baker, David Baker, Rita Ann Ball, Robert Bauerfe ...
    June 5, 2015 - 7:04 pm
  • Farm Bureau foundation provides grant

    The DeKalb County Community Gardens received a grant from the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture.
    June 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Students compete in state science fair

    Five students from St. Mary School in DeKalb competed in the Illinois Junior Academy of Science State Science Fair on May 2 at Southern Illinois Unive ...
    June 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Poppy posters

    Each year, students from Genoa-Kingston Middle School submite poppy posters to the American Legion Auxilary for the Memorial Day celebration at the Ge ...
    June 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • New pastor hopes to enrich community

    DeKALB – When Elizabeth Mascal left DeKalb at age 23, she didn’t expect to be back. But seven weeks ...
    June 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Victory Baptist offers vacation Bible school

    Victory Baptist Church, 1930 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, will hold a vacation Bible school celebration from 1 to 4 p.m. June 13.
    June 5, 2015 - 5:30 am

    Mallory CoffmanJune 6, Age 8Hometown: AshtonParents: Kevin and Laura CoffmanSibling: EllaGrandparent ...
    June 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Immanuel Lutheran sets vacation Bible school

    Immanuel Lutheran Church in DeKalb invites children to Everest Vacation Bible School: Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power.
    June 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Was re-establishing relations with Cuba the right decision for the U.S.?
    Yes, it was time
    Yes, if it brings about change
    No, we shouldn't recognize oppressive governments