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  • 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
  • Explosion suspected in fire at Sandwich home

    SANDWICH – A propane explosion may have caused a fire at a Sandwich home.DeKalb County sheriff’s dep ...
    July 15, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Kish College’s ex-president to lead Rosary High

    AURORA – Former Kishwaukee College President Tom Choice has a new job.Choice, who left his post at t ...
    July 15, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Kish YMCA lessons helping kids enrolled in Camp Power learn to swim

    DeKALB – This summer, about 74 children enrolled in Camp Power at University Village are being offered swimming lessons, an activity the kids are like ...
    July 16, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • DeKalb aldermen hear proposal for higher gambling fees

    DeKALB – The city wants to exponentially increase fees on video gaming terminals, with officials saying that the current rates are well below what oth ...
    July 14, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • DAAHA celebrates 'Cow Appreciation Day'

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association will celebrate Cow Appreciation Day from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday by exploring the many contribut ...
    July 14, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • 'Pokemon Go' draws hundreds to downtown DeKalb

    DeKALB – A mob of hundreds charged the streets of downtown DeKalb on Tuesday in pursuit of a rare creature not visible to an unsuspecting bystander.
    July 14, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • DeKalb County nursing home workers reject contract offer

    DeKALB – Union workers at the DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center have rejected a recent contract proposal and want to return to the bargaining table ...
    July 14, 2016 - 1:02 am
  • Sycamore's Tuesdays on the Town features 'Race Car Rally'

    Becoming a race car driver is a dream of many young children. And area kids had the opportunity to sit in a real race car in downtown Sycamore at Tues ...
    July 12, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • DeKalb, restaurant representatives deny woman's lawsuit claims

    DeKALB – City officials are fighting back after a Kingston woman, who claims she was attacked by an owner of Ellwood Steak and Fish House, filed a fed ...
    July 12, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Proceeds from KishHealth 5K donated to Adventure Works

    Proceeds from the ninth annual KishHealth System, now part of Northwestern Medicine, Physical Therapy Center 5K Run/Walk, which was held on May 21, we ...
    July 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Athena nominations being accepted

    Community members are encouraged to submit nominations for the 27th annual DeKalb Athena Award and Women of Accomplishment.
    July 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Jr. Garden Explorers promote green thumbs

    New green thumbs have been tending to the DeKalb County Community Garden outside the Sycamore Library this summer.
    July 12, 2016 - 12:19 am
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