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  • Hinckley church sets barbecue supper

    The public is invited to the annual Bar-B-Q Pork Roast and Sweet Corn Boil Supper on Aug. 8, hosted by St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Hinckley.
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • FUMC welcomes new pastors

    On behalf of the congregation at First United Methodist Church in DeKalb, Tim Paquette presents welcoming gifts to the church’s new pastors. Senior Pa ...
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Valley West volunteers recognized for service

    At the Valley West Hospital Auxiliary Annual Meeting and Spring Luncheon, held on May 13 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Somonauk, volunteers were re ...
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • New law gives veterans preference in private hiring

    DeKALB – Illinois veterans could get a boost with their job search now that private sector employers can legally give them preference when hiring.
    July 30, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Local youth cook up healthy meals at Kishwaukee Hospital camp

    DeKALB – Noelle Simone didn’t just learn how to cook healthy food choices this week – she learned how to do it safely.
    July 30, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Penny parking meters comes to Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Brian Gregory and Giovanni Serra drove about 145 miles round-trip to Joliet on Thursday, but it will pay off it spades.
    July 30, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Window portraits celebrate NIU athletics, relationship with DeKalb

    DeKALB – Huskie football fever is set to go long, rushing from the confines of its Northern University stadium to storefront windows of downtown DeKal ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Photos: Sycamore Receives Parking Meters From Joliet

    The City of Joliet sold nearly 600 coin-operated parking meters to the City of Sycamore for $300 so that Sycamore may replace or fix any malfunctionin ...
    July 30, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Sanders local organizing event bigger than expected in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Local organizers were expecting around 20 people to attend Bernie Sander’s grassroots campaign organizing event Wednesday. But over 100 fille ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Moderate Kirk can survive party-member criticism

    SPRINGFIELD – Political experts say U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk can survive damaging criticism from a fellow Republican fundraiser.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Proudly DeKalb seeks to foster local pride

    DeKALB – Proudly DeKalb is a new group working to foster hometown pride in the community.The group f ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Fundraiser urges pledges to have Sunday dinner

    DeKALB – Local residents are being encouraged to take a seat at the table – the dinner table.A new H ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Genoa continues to push for Amtrak route

    GENOA – Recent cuts to Illinois' Amtrak spending have not deterred Genoa Mayor Mark Vicary from fighting for railway routing through his city if and w ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Hogs for Dogs motorcycle run set for Sunday

    GENOA – The DeKalb County Animal Welfare League will host a motorcycle benefit run and music event Sunday. 
    July 29, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Soggy May and June have given way to dry July in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Josh Kosco’s job can be a sticky situation.The Northern Illinois University senior and inte ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
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