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  • Boat Regatta caps off Kingston Fest

    KINGSTON – When John Fischer of McHenry attended the Kingston Kardboard Boat Regatta last year, his grandsons asked him if they could build their own ...
    July 17, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Bikers host benefit ride to honor slain officers

    Retired police officer John Azoo of Sycamore will never forget the sacrifices the police make every day. Even though he didn’t know the policemen who ...
    July 17, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Bicyclists not deterred by rain at annual Biking with Beanzie

    Bicyclists endured heavy rainfall this weekend during an annual tradition that aims to make DeKalb County a more bike-friendly place.
    July 17, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Benefit for Sycamore's Pay-It-Forward House helps fund respite house for families of hospital patients

    SYCAMORE – Barry Cohn was a guest at Sycamore’s Pay-It-Forward House in September 2014 while his wife was a patient at Kindred Hospital. The Streamwoo ...
    July 17, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Zinio now available at Somonauk library

    Zinio, the world’s largest newsstand, is now available at the Somonauk Public Library.The Somonauk P ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 4-H project judging this week

    The DeKalb County 4-H program will host its annual 4-H General Project Show on Wednesday and Thursday at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Building in Syc ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kingston Fest ready to roll

    KINGSTON – This year’s Kingston Fest will continue an annual tradition of fun that residents and visitors have come to expect from the summer event.
    July 16, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Waterman Lions Club Summer Fest is today

    The Waterman Lions Club will host its 16th annual Summerfest and Antique Tractor and Truck Show with a farm tractor pull today at Waterman Lions Park, ...
    July 16, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Pritchard on task force examining school funding

    DeKALB – Bruce Rauner has become the latest Illinois governor to form a task force to examine how the state funds public education, and a DeKalb Count ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Construction worker discovers dated Sycamore artifacts at site of jail expansion

    SYCAMORE – One man’s trash is construction worker Jason Mannis’ treasure.Throughout the week, as he ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Grants support music and music education

    Out of a partnership with the Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation, the DeKalb County Community Foundation reports that $125,100 in Wurlitzer Foundation gran ...
    July 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 12 graduates receive Resource Bank Centennial Service Awards

    Now in its 14th year, the Resource Bank Centennial Service Award is presented to area high school graduates who demonstrate a commitment to their comm ...
    July 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Glad Tidings hosts hymn sing

    Glad Tidings Assembly of God, 2325 N. First St. in DeKalb, will host a hymn sing at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 20. The public is invited.
    July 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 3M fundraiser to benefit Barb Food Mart

    DeKALB – 3M’s annual Closest to the Pin Contest this year will raise money to support the Barb Food Mart, a school-based food pantry serving the famil ...
    July 15, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Donations sought for Back to School Bash

    DeKALB – A collaboration of community organizations, including the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, is calling for donations for its annual back-to ...
    July 15, 2016 - 12:35 am
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