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  • Ready for Corn Fest

    DeKALB – When Melissa Butts of Tampico was a little girl growing up in DeKalb, she attended the DeKalb Corn Fest every year with her family.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Looking Back: Aug. 26, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOThe Chicago & North Western railroad has a new weed killer at work along the line. The company has been trying out a gre ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Klein is Oak Crest Good Samaritan

    Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center named Ronald Klein its 2015 Good Samaritan.Since 1977, it has been a tradition for Oak Crest to name ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • KVAL presents collage art

    Kishwaukee Valley Art League members will present examples of collage art in various mediums at the group’s next meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 3 i ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Vocational farm to host open house

    DeKalb County Community Gardens will host a free open house at the new Walnut Grove Vocational Farm, 33600 Pearl St. in Kirkland, from 9 a.m ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Midwest Museum hosts ag presentations

    The Midwest Museum of Natural History, 425 W. State St. in Sycamore, will present two lectures on DeKalb County agriculture.The lectures wer ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:53 am
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  • Sycamore Library collection

    Angela S., a sixth-grader at Sycamore Middle School, is displaying her nutcracker collection for the month of August in the Sycamore Public Library. C ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Six awarded Nesbitt scholarships

    Six scholarship grants totaling $45,000 have been awarded by the Nesbitt Medical Student Foundation for the 2015-2016 award year. The recipients are L ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Farm Bureau receives grant

    Bill Davey, president – North Operations of First State Bank in DeKalb, presents Mariam Wassmann, foundation administrator, a $1,000 check for the DeK ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Dorothy's Diamonds donates to relief funds

    Dorothy's Diamonds of Creston traveled to New York City this year and as a result Dorothy Lockard is paying it forward to some much-needed nonprofit g ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Athena nominations are now available

    Community members are encouraged to submit nominations for the 26th annual DeKalb Athena Award and Women of Accomplishment.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Blumen Gardens donates to DCCG

    Blumen Gardens recently presented a check to Moria Nagy, DeKalb County Community Gardens co-president. The check was a contribution from Blumen Garden ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Little Lambs ready for fall classes

    Little Lambs Preschool of Immanuel Lutheran Church, 511 Russell Road in DeKalb, is gearing up for fall classes. There are limited openings for classes ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • BSA Troop 16 attends summer camp

    Sycamore Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered by the Federated Church in Sycamore, attends summer camp every year. This year 34 scouts and 14 adults attended ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Sycamore lending special boxes for emergency entrance

    DeKALB – The Sycamore Fire Department is lending out special equipment to residents with disabilities and medical conditions, for easier home access i ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • DeKalb Festival Chorus welcomes new director

    The DeKalb Festival Chorus in its 40th season will welcome a new artistic director to the podium, and invites new members.  
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Ellwood Steak and Fish House grand opening

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members and staff celebrate the grand opening of Ellwood Steak and Fish House with a ribbon cutting. The ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • The Gaming Goat moves

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members and staff recently congratulated The Gaming Goat on its new location at 229 E. Lincoln Highway, ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Dental Fields welcomed to DeKalb

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and dtaff congratulated Dental Fields on its grand opening at 2235 Sycamore Road in DeKalb. Dent ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • KishHealth System Joint Center Ranked No. 1

    KishHealth System Joint Center is ranked No. 1 by Stryker Performance Solutions/Marshall Steele in two important areas of joint replacement success.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Medical director named at sleep disorder center

    Dr. Naishadh Brahmbhatt has been named medical director of the KishHealth System Sleep Disorder Center.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Ovation Performing Arts Studio opens

    The Sycamore Chamber of Commerce ambassadors celebrated the opening of Ovation Performing Arts Studio with a ribbon-cutting. The studio offers ballet, ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Neurosurgeon joins Midwest Orthopaedic Institute

    Neurosurgeon Mohammad Shukairy has joined Midwest Orthopaedic Institute.Dr. Shukairy specializes in ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • Radiant Dermatology welcomed

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors welcomed Radiant Dermatology recently with a ribbon cutting. Dr. Amanda Friedrichs' practice specializes in the diagn ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • Energize Fitness celebrates opening

    A ribbon-cutting was held recently by the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors to help celebrate the opening of Energize Fitness. The business pro ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Friendship Haven of DeKalb welcomed

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members, staff and Mayor John Rey recently welcomed Friendship Haven of DeKalb to the chamber with a rib ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • Lynell headlines Wooden Box show

    Green Tangerine Records in Cortland will host DeKalb soul singer Breona Austin in her musical persona, Mia Lynell, along with Wooden Box Theater, as t ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • STEM Café presents 'Breakfast with the Bison'

    Most of the Midwestern tall grass prairie vanished in the 19th century with the rise of the steel plow, but researchers say that prairie restoration i ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Kirkland Historical Society plans golf outing

    The Kirkland Historical Society/Chamber Golf Outing will be held Saturday at Timber Pointe Golf Course, 5750 Woodstock Road, Poplar Grove.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Drones seminar offered at DeKalb airport

    The DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport will host a “What’s all the Buzz about Drones” seminar at 6:30 p.m Sept. 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the main terminal han ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Genoa library hosts book sale

    Genoa Public Library, 232 W. Main St., Genoa, will host a used book sale during Pioneer Day weekend.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Congregation Beth Shalom picnic scheduled

    Congregation Beth Shalom, the community synagogue serving DeKalb, Sycamore and the region, will hold its annual welcome picnic at noon Aug. 30 at the ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Barb City Manor Ice Cream Social is Thursday

    Barb City Manor’s annual Ice Cream Social will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday. Join them for a free community event with music by A Wing and A Prayer D ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Midwest Museum hosts ag presentations

    The Midwest Museum of Natural History, 425 W. State St. in Sycamore, will present two lectures on DeKalb County agriculture.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • KVAL presents collage art

    Kishwaukee Valley Art League members will present examples of collage art in various mediums at the group’s next meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 3 in the Club ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Vocational farm to host open house

    DeKalb County Community Gardens will host a free open house at the new Walnut Grove Vocational Farm, 33600 Pearl St. in Kirkland, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Looking Back: Aug. 26, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOThe Chicago & North Western railroad has a new weed killer at work along the lin ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Looking Back: Aug. 19, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOSycamore has more money invested in automobiles than any other township in DeKal ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Looking Back: Aug. 12, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOThe usual large number of Sycamore people will take advantage of the opportunity ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Looking Back: Aug. 5, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOEven to this day, several years after Sycamore’s system of ornamental group ligh ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:21 pm
  • Looking Back: July 29, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOTuesday evening 19 gentlemen called at the home of C. O. Johnson on East High St ...
    July 28, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Looking Back: July 22, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOUnder the direction of the DeKalb Commercial club a petition was circulated and ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • Looking Back: July 15, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOThe poorest main-traveled road reaching Sycamore is the road known as the State ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: July 8, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOThe building known as the Coolidge school house, one mile south and one mile eas ...
    July 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: July 1, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOThe best article in the current issue of that well-edited magazine, “The Maize,” ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Looking Back: June 24, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOThe Genoa city treasury is as devoid of contents as old Mother Hubbard’s cupboar ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:25 pm
  • Ready for Corn Fest

    DeKALB – When Melissa Butts of Tampico was a little girl growing up in DeKalb, she attended the DeKalb Corn Fest every year with her family.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • First day of school

    KINGSTON – The hallways at Kingston Grade School are decorated with monkeys and a rainforest canopy. The elementary school’s back-to-school theme is “ ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:06 am
  • A grand champion

    GENOA – Eighteen-year-old Bridget Halat of Genoa has been showing pigs since she was 5 years old.For ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Story of survival

    SOMONAUK – Joan Aubele of Somonauk is living proof that miracles happen today, not only during the time of Joan of Arc.
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Preserving Ellwood history

    DeKALB – When Brian Reis toured the Ellwood House Museum during a museum studies class, he never thought he would one day be in charge of it.
    July 28, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • Improving the quality of life in Kingston

    KINGSTON – Lana Haines loves Kingston.Although it’s a village of only 1,160 people, Haines said she ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Fashion sense draws Peterson to New York

    When Maddie Peterson was a little girl, she dreamed of one day living in New York City. Now, she lives in the Big Apple and is one of the producers an ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • A natural hobby

    SYCAMORE – Along a quiet street in Sycamore, Marilyn Stromborg’s garden sticks out – in a good way. ...
    July 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Planning the Fourth

    KIRKLAND – Amy Polzin loves festivals. She loves the food, the entertainment and the friends she meets, both new and old.
    July 7, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Navigating the rules of friendship

    DeKALB – The topic of friendship has been a favorite of philosophers, sociologists and psychologists alike, from Socrates to Freud, C.S. Lewis to Mick ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • Williams receives Interfaith award

    DeKalb High School graduating senior Endashwa Williams received the DeKalb Interfaith Network for Peace and Justice $2,000 Peace and Justice Award at ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:06 am

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