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  • Stopgap measure has something for many groups

    DeKALB -- Class will start on time for DeKalb County's 17,000 schoolchildren, road projects will commence or continue, and local social service agenci ...
    July 1, 2016 - 4:08 pm
  • Campers pitch in with summer survival kits

    SYCAMORE – A group of vacation Bible school campers at Sycamore United Methodist Church got a special thank-you from the fire department after putting ...
    July 1, 2016 - 2:44 pm
  • DeKalb County Community Gardens seeks votes in online grant contest

    DeKalb County Community Gardens has been chosen as one of 76 community gardens in Canada and the United States to compete for a $15,000 grant.
    July 1, 2016 - 2:48 pm
  • Scholarship honors longtime KishHealth employee's service

    The Valley West Hospital Auxiliary honored former hospital employee Jana Kingston, a 21-year veteran, by awarding a special one-time $2,000 scholarshi ...
    June 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Local group’s donation to KC Adult Ed makes impact

    In February, the Adult Education department at Kishwaukee College received a donation from a local philanthropic group, the DeKalb/Sycamore chapter of ...
    June 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DHS student nominated for STEM conference

    Jessica Yaeger, a senior at DeKalb High School, was a delegate at the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Lowell, Massachusetts, June ...
    June 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Elks award scholarships

    Sycamore Elks Lodge 1392 recently awarded scholarships totaling $2,500 to area students. Pictured (from left) are Exalted Ruler Bryan Ross, Valerie Hu ...
    June 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Malta Lions hold fundraiser through SaferUSA

    The Malta Lions Club will host an Illinois Concealed Carry class fundraiser Aug. 13 and 14 at SaferUSA, 190 W. Lincoln St. in Waterman.
    June 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Montessori holding open enrollment

    DeKalb Montessori House of Learning is holding open enrollment. Those interested are asked to call or stop in.
    June 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Free phlebotomy tech information sessions offered

    Kishwaukee College Continuing Education is offering several information sessions for community members interested in exploring the Phlebotomy Technici ...
    June 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Vacation Bible school scheduled in Malta

    Malta and Northwest Malta United Methodist Churches invite all children in Malta and surrounding communities to join the fun at the Surf Shack vacatio ...
    June 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • College offering free veterinary assistant information sessions

    Kishwaukee College Continuing Education is offering several information sessions for community members interested in exploring the Veterinary Assistan ...
    June 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Visitors marvel at DeKalb's Egyptian Theatre

    DeKALB -- The Egyptian Theatre is comfortably familiar to many locals, which can make it easy to forget that the historic building really is a rarity.
    July 1, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Coltonville Road bridge reopens to traffic in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Highway workers on Thursday were busy removing the orange “road closed” signs that had been anchored in the ground for more than 10 months ...
    July 1, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Celebrate America concert coming to Sandwich Opera House

    Families of all sizes and backgrounds are invited to attend what organizers are hoping will be the beginning of an annual Fourth of July Sandwich trad ...
    June 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Are you growing a vegetable garden this year?