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  • Fans flock to Huskie Stadium for IHSA football championships

    DeKALB – When Betsy Fons was a student at Kankakee’s Bishop McNamara High School in the 1980s, the football team made two trips to the state finals.
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • St. Paul’s to hold Blue Christmas Service

    The holiday season is often called “the most wonderful time of the year.” Yet for many people the holiday season is a difficult time, marked by stress ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • First Congregational to host cookie sale

    First Congregational United Church of Christ in DeKalb will host its first cookie sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 12.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cookie walk scheduled in Hinckley

    St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, at the corner of View and McKinley streets in Hinckley, will host its annual cookie walk and bake sale from 8 a.m. ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Community Choir sets Christmas cantata

    The Genoa Community Choir will present its Christmas cantata, “What Sweeter Music: A Festival of Carols,” on Dec. 5 and 6 at Trinity Lutheran Church, ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 100+ Women donates $10.9K to Safe Passage

    Members of the DeKalb-Sycamore chapter of 100+ Women Who Care, a charity organization that donates to four charities each year, handed over $10,900 in ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Immanuel Lutheran hosts Advent series

    Immanuel Lutheran Church and Student Center,  511 Russell Road in DeKalb invites the community to its Advent Worship Series, “Savior of the Nations.”
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner faces challenges in move to block Syrian refugees

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner says his moratorium attempting to block Syrian refugees from resettling in Illinois is simply a request for the Obama ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:57 am
  • 2 arrested over with attack on Mali luxury hotel

    BAMAKO, Mali – Malian special forces have arrested two men over last week's attack on a luxury hotel in the capital that killed 19 people, according t ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:37 am
  • Russia, France agree to tighten cooperation against Islamic State

    MOSCOW – The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group, although they remain ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:33 am
  • Volunteers sought for AARP Tax-Aide program

    DeKALB – AARP is seeking volunteers in DeKalb, Sycamore, and Genoa willing to help low- to moderate-income seniors and others with their 2015 tax retu ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:23 am
  • Kishwaukee College presidential hopefuls on campus next week

    DeKALB – A Kishwaukee College alumnus is among the four candidates looking to head the community college after President Tom Choice retires next month ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:04 am
  • Feed’em Soup does Thanksgiving

    DeKALB – Joe Snider makes a daily effort to practice laughter, harmony and optimism – all three of which he witnessed while serving free meals Thursda ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:03 am
  • Voluntary Action Center is restoring Tuesday meal service

    DeKALB – A successful online fundraising campaign and a local contractor who matched up to $17,500 worth of Go Fund Me donations has resulted in resto ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • DeKalb-area shoppers line up for deals after Thanksgiving dinner

    DeKALB – Red carts filled with big-screen TVs looked like they were steering themselves Thursday, while the shoppers behind them elbowed their way to ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 12:56 am
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