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  • Malta Lions selling rose bouquets

    The Malta Lions Club will hold its annual Rose Day from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday.Roses cost $15 a dozen ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • City seeks residents for Human Relations Commission

    DeKALB – City officials are looking for residents interested in serving on the city’s Human Relation ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • DeKalb’s Hope Haven gets $120,000 grant renewal

    DeKALB – A local social service agency that deals with homelessness in DeKalb County had two of its federal grants renewed Monday, ensuring thousands ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • VAC benefits from Meals for Moms fundraiser

    SYCAMORE – Several local leaders were serving in a different capacity Monday as the Voluntary Action Center hosted its annual Mother’s Day recognition ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Jane Fargo Hotel to become apartment complex, city council unanimously approves

    SYCAMORE – The City Council on Monday unanimously approved a request from a local developer to transform the Jane Fargo Hotel into a “high-end” apartm ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Give Local DeKalb County campaign gives donors chance to stretch their dollars

    DeKALB – Jerry and Annette Johns have supported a number of local nonprofit organizations over the years, but when they make a donation today as part ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • NIU task forces release 'program prioritization' reports

    DeKALB – Task forces reviewing Northern Illinois University’s academic and administrative programs released detailed reports Monday, targeting some pr ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • DeKalb County Board’s business incubator plans are progressing

    DeKALB – Members of the DeKalb County Board’s Economic Development Committee are expected to continue to lay the groundwork for a new business incubat ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Sycamore attorney heads to trial on felony theft charge

    SYCAMORE – A local attorney is looking to not only to defend himself as he prepares for trial on a felony theft charge, but also inflict some damage.
    May 1, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Getting healthy: Annual Kishwaukee YMCA initiative helps get kids active

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb and Sycamore children prepared to start their summers on a healthy note during the Kishwaukee YMCA’s annual Healthy Kids Day event S ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Cinco de Mayo celebration brings fun, education to Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Sunday’s gloomy skies and chilly temperatures didn’t keep DeKalb County residents from celebrating Cinco de Mayo at downtown Sycamore’s 19t ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Lake Holiday man killed in DeKalb County crash

    DeKALB - A Lake Holiday man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Friday night south of Cortland in rural DeKalb County.
    May 1, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Registration open for NIU art, jazz and theater camps

    Theater, visual arts and instrumental jazz are on the summer camp agenda at Northern Illinois University.
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Waterman Lions Club helps fund school program

    Craig Rice (left), past president of Waterman Lions Club, and Kathy Smith (right), secretary of the club, present a check to Alison Metz (center), soc ...
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Couple paying it forward via support of education

    As a way to give back to the community through education, the DeKalb County Community Foundation announces a newly created scholarship fund by Randy a ...
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
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