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  • Goodwill teams with NIU to donate leftover residence hall room supplies

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University students have emptied out of the dorms for the semester, and some of them left behind wares a local nonprofit wi ...
    May 15, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • ‘Very accomplished’ Class of 2016 graduates at Genoa-Kingston High School

    GENOA – Genoa-Kingston High School’s Derek Tijerina performed his last duty as class president Sunday when he helped Principal Brett McPherson officia ...
    May 15, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • TAILS, Petco partner for adoption event

    TAILS Humane Society partnered with the DeKalb Petco for an adoption event on April 23 and April 24 where nearly 25 animals were adopted. Pictured are ...
    May 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KEC aviation program receives donation

    On April 16, the Kishwaukee Education Consortium aviation program was awarded a $10,000 donation from the Chicago Area Business Aviation Association. ...
    May 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grossman added to FVOAS benefit lineup

    Gerry Grossman, a one-man comedy rock and roll show, has been added to the entertainment lineup for the Fox Valley Older Adult Services 23rd annual ga ...
    May 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Registration open for farm safety camp

    Teaching kids how to work and play safely in the country is what DeKalb County Farm Bureau’s Farm Safety Camp is all about. The camp will be held from ...
    May 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Free educational materials available through U of I Extension

    University of Illinois Extension is offering “touchable” museum artifacts and lessons in kits that are available for check out to area educators and o ...
    May 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Hallgren Park Gardens to host open house

    DeKalb County Master Gardeners will sponsor a community open house from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 21, at Hallgren Park Gardens.
    May 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Castle Club plans trip of churches and chocolate

    Members of First National Bank’s Castle Club are planning a trip to Milwaukee for a guided tour of “Churches, Chocolates, Bakery & Pizza” on Wednesday ...
    May 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Eagle Scout project benefits Oak Crest residents

    Preston Ruud, a Life Scout with BSA Troop 16 in Sycamore, and an eighth-grader at Sycamore Middle School, recently completed his Eagle Scout project.
    May 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Oak Crest King and Queen crowned

    Each year residents of the DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest go to the ballot box to cast their vote for King and Queen. This year Bob Brayfie ...
    May 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Korean War veteran, 85, finally will walk on NIU commencement stage

    DeKALB – Robert R. “Gus” Trantham was called to serve in the Korean War before he could bound across the stage and accept his college diploma, but tod ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Good Morning DeKalb County: Polar exploration and the power of small goals

    Hannah McKeand, the guest speaker at Thursday’s Kishwaukee Family YMCA’s Community Awards Dinner, gave one of the more interesting speeches I’ve heard ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Landmark Commission to host speaker on tax incentives

    DeKALB – The city’s Landmark Commission will host a speaker from the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency who will discuss historic property tax ince ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • 3M to host Swing for FSA fundraiser

    SYCAMORE – The 3M Community Support Group will host Swing for FSA, a golf fundraisernext week for Family Service Agency of DeKalb County.
    May 13, 2016 - 10:21 pm
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