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  • Athena award nominations are now available

    Community members are encouraged to submit nominations for the 26th annual DeKalb Athena Award and Women of Accomplishment.
    July 21, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • DeKalb to cite residents for leaving unwanted TVs on curb

    DeKALB – The city won’t be recycling old cathode ray tube TV sets any longer because of a lack of state funding and has warned residents who abandon T ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • Troop volunteers at Federated Church Book Fair

    Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered by Federated Church in Sycamore, volunteered at the recent Federated Church book fair fundraiser in Sycamore. Scouts hel ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Depot history and donor display completed

    A new display that navigates the viewer through the history of the Sycamore Train Depot and highlights the accomplishments of its renovation has been ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • NIU conference offers ideas for inspiring K-12 students

    Robots in the classroom. Science-infused artwork. Digital storytelling. Teachers will learn how to make their classrooms more exciting by adding the a ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • IN UNIFORM

    Clukey graduates from trainingKevin Clukey, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet at Northe ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:50 pm
  • 'Ralph's World' visits local libraries

    Ralph Covert – indie rocker, songwriter, playwright, and children’s book author – has taken the same high-energy and super-melodic sense that he devel ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • TAILS receives $3,750 grant

    In addition to caring for thousands of animals each year, the TAILS Humane Society offers several different programs to enrich the lives of DeKalb are ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • 'The Second City' brings new comedy show to DeKalb

    DeKALB – Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for The Second City's return to the Northern Illinois University Convocation Center on Sept. 11
    July 21, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • DeKalb Education Foundation awards $43k in grants

    DeKALB – Thanks to the generosity of the DeKalb community, the DeKalb Education Foundation recently completed a successful 26th year of raising funds ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:40 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
  • Piper attends four-day course on functional mobilization

    Liza Piper, physical therapist at Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists, recently attended a course in Oak Brook on Functional Mobilization II, ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • Northern Rehab offers aquatic physical therapy

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists now offers aquatic physical therapy, a one-on-one therapy program performed in the pool at the Kishwaukee ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • Scicluna named retail manager for Heartland Bank in Genoa

    Stephan Scicluna has been promoted to retail manager at Heartland Bank and Trust Company’s Genoa location at 327 W. Main St.
    July 21, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Adding atmosphere

    Jeff and Stacey Leh of Brookfield love taking short day trips, and often choose Genoa as their half-day vacation destination.
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sexson Orthodontics joins chamber

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff recently congratulated Sexson Orthodontics on joining the chamber. Sexson Orthodontics ...
    July 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore celebrates FunMe Events

    The Sycamore Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting to help promote FunME Events Entertainment, a special events and entertainment production compa ...
    July 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Barb City Manor Resale Shop welcomed

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members, staff and Mayor John Rey welcomed Friends of Barb City Manor Resale Shop to the chamber with a ...
    July 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kish named to great community hospitals list

    KishHealth System’s Kishwaukee Hospital has been named to the list of “100 Great Community Hospitals” in the United States by Becker’s Hospital Review ...
    July 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Keicher elected to executive board

    Sycamore State Farm Agent Jeff Keicher has been elected as the secretary/treasurer of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Ill ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • What a welcome home

    To the Editor:I just returned home from a motor coach trip to Washington, D.C., from May 16 through ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:47 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
  • Looking Back: June 17, 2015

    1915 – 100 Years AgoUnited States Senator Lawrence Y. Sherman and a choice barbecued baby beef will ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Looking Back: June 10, 2015

    1890 – 125 YEARS AGOBy the wrecking of a freight train just east of Richardson, on Wednesday evening ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Looking Back: June 2, 2015

    1890 – 125 Years AgoComplaint is made of the open ditch at the east of the pike near the soap factor ...
    June 2, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Looking Back: May 27, 2015

    1990 – 25 YEARS AGOThe National Bank and Trust Co. of Sycamore will celebrate the grand opening of i ...
    May 26, 2015 - 2:06 pm
  • Looking Back: May 20, 2015

    50 Years Ago – 1965A large barn containing about 10 tons of hay and a large load of soybeans, belong ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:07 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 21, 2015 - 2:30 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
  • An artful tribute

    SANDWICH – When Ray Antolik of Sandwich heard about the Yarnell Hill fire in Yarnell, Arizona, he knew he wanted to help in any way he could.
    June 16, 2015 - 2:15 pm
  • For the love of trains

    WATERMAN – Pete Robinson loves trains.His phone ringtone is a train whistle and he married his wife ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Offering support for those with Parkinson's

    In his first inauguration address, Franklin D. Roosevelt uttered the memorable line, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”
    June 9, 2015 - 2:26 pm
  • A mission adventure

    DeKALB – When most college graduates are thinking about settling down, buying a house and car, 23-year-old Allison Anderson of DeKalb is packing her b ...
    June 2, 2015 - 12:58 pm
  • Playing music is his life career

    DeKALB – While most high school seniors are just starting to plan their last summer vacation before college or trade schools, DeKalb High School gradu ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:07 pm

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