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  • Somonauk student receives school's highest ag award

    Jenna Baker of Somonauk High School recently was presented the school’s highest agricultural honor, the DeKalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award, spon ...
    June 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Scouts help clean up Joiner Cemetery

    Sycamore Boy Scout Troop 40 conducted its annual Joiner Cemetery cleanup day on May 21 to prepare the cemetery for Memorial Day. The scouts along with ...
    June 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Long receives Northern Rehab scholarship

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists presented its annual 2016 Sports and Health Scholarship to Tabitha Long.
    June 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Jennings attends leadership conference

    Justene Jennings recently completed the 2016 Illinois Farm Bureau & Affiliates Premier 20 Leadership Conference in Bloomington.
    June 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Scouts help tend NIU Communiversity Garden

    Boy Scout Troop 40, sponsored by St. Mary’s Church in Sycamore, and Boy Scout Troop 33, sponsored by First Lutheran in DeKalb, attended an event spons ...
    June 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • D-428 changes to deaf and hard of hearing program generate concern

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 is bringing students in a special deaf and hard of hearing program back into the district next year to avoid a lon ...
    June 10, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Daily Chronicle earns 9 first-place awards at APME contest

    SPRINGFIELD – The Daily Chronicle earned nine first-place awards in its division in the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors contest.
    June 10, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • Barbs softball heads to IHSA State Tournament

    The DeKalb High School softball team departed Thursday morning in front of a crowd of family and fans with the help of a police and fire escort and th ...
    June 10, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Kirkland Chamber of Commerce names its Citizen of the Year

    KIRKLAND – A woman known for rallying the community to help those in need was given the Citizen of the Year award by the Kirkland Greater Area Chamber ...
    June 10, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Ryder named superintendent of recreation for DeKalb parks

    The DeKalb Park District has promoted Bill Ryder to superintendent of recreation. Ryder recently cel ...
    June 10, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Former DeKalb County prosecutor named circuit judge

    DeKALB – A former DeKalb County prosecutor has been appointed to Circuit Judge of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, Fourth Subcircuit.
    June 10, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • DeKalb County plans groundbreaking ceremony for jail expansion

    Note to readers: An earlier version of this story contained the wrong date for the groundbreaking event.
    June 10, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • DeKalb Park District reschedules Poolapalooza event for July

    DeKALB – Poolapalooza will be rescheduled to early July allow more time to market the event, DeKalb Park District officials said Friday, the day of th ...
    June 10, 2016 - 12:16 pm
  • SHS Concerto Competition winners perform

    Mary Flaherty, Jessica Luo, Kailey Mulligan and Emma Olson are this year's Sycamore High School Concerto Competition winners.
    June 10, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • DAWC hosting painting parties as fundraiser

    The DeKalb Area Women’s Center, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is hosting painting parties for groups and individuals as a fundraiser to restore its historical ...
    June 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
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