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  • Extension offers new Science Siesta for Boys

    For several years, the University of Illinois Extension has offered a Science Siesta aimed just for girls, but, this year, there will be a Science Sie ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Library shows ‘All About Me’ display

    For the month of February, Nolan is showing an "All About Me" display in the Youth Services department at the Sycamore Public Library. Nolan is in fif ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DCCF donates to Opportunity House project

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation recently presented a check in the amount of $25,000 on a pledge of $100,000 to Opportunity House in support of ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Nonprofits encouraged to register now for Give DeKalb County

    Nonprofit registration now is open for Give DeKalb County 2017. This 24-hour fundraising event will be held on May 4. During this giving day, donors c ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 interim leader favors ouster of DeKalb High School principal, human resources director

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 interim Superintendent Bradley Hawk wants the board to remove DeKalb High School Principal Michele Albano and the ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:09 pm
  • Library offers "Meet the Presidents" event

    DeKALB – The Youth Department of the DeKalb Public Library will be hosting a “Meet the Presidents” event from noon to 2 p.m. Monday.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:04 pm
  • As MC Sports prepares to close, liquidation sale underway

    DeKALB – As MC Sports prepares to close all of its remaining stores, including the one in DeKalb, a liquidation sale is underway.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Genoa officials mum on details of settlement with RTA

    GENOA – The city of Genoa has reached a settlement agreement with the Chicago-based Regional Transportation Authority of a lawsuit that alleged PetroL ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • DeKalb could gain Sonic this summer

    GENOA – The city of Genoa has reached a settlement agreement with the Chicago-based Regional Transportation Authority of a lawsuit that alleged PetroL ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:04 pm
  • Staff cuts planned to balance Sycamore School District 427 budget

    SYCAMORE – With Sycamore School District 427 considering a third consecutive year of staff cuts, parents such as Natalie Nelson are concerned about ho ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:58 pm
  • Can’t get enough animals? Check out these places:

    Warmer weather will bring more opportunities to get outside. Here are four places worth checking out in Northern Illinois.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:28 am
  • McNett earns Eagle Scout rank

    Ryan McNett, son of Chad and Staci McNett, received the Eagle Scout Award as a member in Boy Scout Troop 33, sponsored by the First Lutheran Church in ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Applications available for youth police camp

    SPRINGFIELD – The 45th annual American Legion Youth Police Camp will be from June 25 to 30 at the Illinois State Police Academy in Springfield.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Kindergarten registration for Genoa-Kingston begins March 7

    KINGSTON – Kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school year in Genoa-Kingston School District 424 begins next month.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • DeKalb County Board member from Genoa, Kingston district resigns

    A recently elected DeKalb County Board member has resigned from his seat in District 2, and a caucus will be held in March to identify a potential can ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 12:11 am
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