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  • Music Boosters plan fundraiser at Jamrah

    The Sycamore Music Boosters invites the community to Jamrah Middle Eastern Cuisine in Sycamore for a no-cook dinner fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 13, fr ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Santa visits Sycamore

    Shailyn Schroeder giggles as Suzy the Elf keeps her entertained while waiting to visit Santa Friday, Dec. 2, in Sycamore. Hundreds of children and the ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Scouts complete wilderness survival campout

    The Boy Scout Motto is “Be Prepared” and scouts from Troop 4 put that motto into practice with a Wilderness Survival Campout in November. This campout ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:52 am
  • It's not too late to get flu vaccine

    Public health officials across northern Illinois are encouraging individuals to get vaccinated against influenza during National Influenza Vaccination ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:52 am
  • Santa visits DeKalb

    Rose Paris asks Santa for Chubby Puppies, a line of self-walking dog figures, on Thursday, Dec. 1 in Santa's house at Van Buer Plaza in DeKalb. Santa ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Kish College partners with Olivet Nazarene University

    Kishwaukee College will offer students the opportunity to transition into a four-year bachelor’s degree program through a partnership with Olivet Naza ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:50 am
  • FVOAS to add automatic door openers at community center

    DeKalb County Community Foundation has once again enhanced the quality of life for thousands of seniors that enter Fox Valley Community Center to rece ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:49 am
  • KC Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society inducts new members

    The Alpha Rho Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society welcomed 27 new members this fall at Kishwaukee College. The new members were inducted duri ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:49 am
  • Gracie Center receive DCCF grant

    The Gracie Center recently received a Community Needs Grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:48 am
  • Troop 16 participates in Feed My Starving Children MobilePack

    Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered by Federated Church in Sycamore, participated in the annual Feed My Starving Children MobilePack event.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:48 am
  • Monsanto donation benefits Cancer Center

    Kim Perri (left), grants and development associate from KishHealth System Foundation, part of Northwestern Medicine, and Kim Aldis (right), director o ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • Chamber welcomes Cell Vision Verizon Wireless

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff recently held a ribbon-cutting to welcome Cell Vision Verizon Wireless to the cham ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • Chamber welcomes Out On A Whim

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff recently welcomed Out On A Whim as a new member. Located at 127 E. Lincoln Highway ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • County business incubator adds two companies

    The DeKalb County Business Incubator has added two more companies – Executive Authors and Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services Inc. – to bring the to ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 2:58 pm
  • Illinois Community Credit Union breaks ground

    Illinois Community Credit Union board members conducted a ceremonial groundbreaking on Nov. 4 for a new building near the existing ICCU location at 50 ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • CMJ Technologies celebrates new location

    A ribbon-cutting was recently held by the Sycamore Chamber Ambassador Club to help celebrate the new location of CMJ Technologies, 435 Borden Ave. in ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • Sycamore celebrates Resource Banks renovation

    A Business After-Hours and Ribbon Cutting was held by the Sycamore Chamber and the Ambassador Club to celebrate the beautiful renovation of the new Re ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • Allergies, Aches & Pains celebrates move

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassador Club held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the new location of Allergies, Aches & Pains Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • DeKalb Chamber congratulates CMJ Technologies

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff recently congratulated CMJ Technologies on its recent move to a larger facility at ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 9:17 am
  • Resource Bank receives Community Commitment Award

    The American Bankers Association Foundation has recognized Resource Bank N.A. for its noteworthy corporate social responsibility with an Honorable Men ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 6:16 pm
  • Looking Back for Dec. 7, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOThe large heavy steel beams for the new Quinn garage building at the corner of F ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Looking Back for Nov. 30, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOFrom now on the North Western in DeKalb will receive the thanks of every one eve ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:33 am
  • Looking Back for Nov. 23, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGO The paving men employed on the state aid road work out south of town, we are i ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:57 pm
  • Looking Back for Nov. 16, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOJust because that kids in the region of North Tenth Street in DeKalb tried to ha ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 9:16 am
  • Looking Back for Nov. 9, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGO The new addition for the Melville Clark piano factory is moving along at a rapi ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 9:02 am
  • Looking Back for Nov. 2, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOA couple of wild west cow punchers and ranchermen landed in DeKalb this morning ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 9:26 am
  • Looking Back for Oct. 26, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOBert Lindsay, who for many years was connected with the Star Theatre, closed a d ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • Looking Back for Oct. 19, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOKirchner’s Drug Store has a window display that is attracting some little attent ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 9:28 am
  • Looking Back for Oct. 12, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGO The boys around the DeKalb fire station are making plans for the construction o ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 9:39 am
  • Looking Back for Oct. 5, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOOne of the local taxi drivers had a narrow escape from death the other evening, ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Finding encouragement

    DeKALB – For many, Christmas is not “holly jolly” or “the most wonderful time of the year.” Due to stress, loneliness, financial difficulties or hard ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Musical journey

    SYCAMORE – Brandon Jovanovich was born and raised in Billings, Montana, went to school in Flagstaff, Arizona, lived in New York for 10 years and Bruss ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • Gaining access

    GENOA – Steve Karmgard of Genoa credits karma for helping him win a new car.  In June, Karmgard won ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:57 pm
  • Sharing their collection

    KINGSTON – Lindakay Ebel has collected antiques for more than 50 years.Some items are from her famil ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 9:16 am
  • Honoring veterans

    SYCAMORE – Larry Forsberg of Clare helped serve and protect the country when he served in Vietnam from 1968 to 1970.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 9:02 am
  • Writing a legacy

    Dan Klefstad of DeKalb often interviews authors.When he met with MidWeek reporter Katrina Milton, in ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 9:26 am
  • Comic relief

    DeKALB – Comedian Kathleen Madigan has traveled all over the world, performing internationally at festivals and theaters in Ireland, England and Austr ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 9:46 am
  • Cancer Care

    SYCAMORE – When Cheryl Chilson of Sycamore was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2010, it took a lot of trial and error to find items, such as ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 9:28 am
  • Promoting literacy

    SYCAMORE – Nancy Heal of Esmond is a self-described retired banker, farm wife and community volunteer. She also is interested in orthography: art or s ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 9:39 am
  • Celebrating STEM

    DeKALB – Growing up, Pettee Guerrero loved math.Now an adult, Guerrero helps students learn about an ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Panlilio to sing National Anthem at convention

    The Rev. Dr. Noah Reyes Panlilio, pastor of Malta and Northwest Malta United Methodist Church, has been invited to sing the National Anthem at the ann ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 10:19 am
  • SHS Class of '56 celebrates 60th reunion

    On Sept. 17, members of the Sycamore High School Class of 1956 and their spouses gathered at the Veteran's Memorial Home in Sycamore to celebrate the ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 9:57 am
  • Retirement party set for Mark Schwendau

    A retirement party will be held for retired Kishwaukee College instructor Mark Schwendau. Family, friends, former students, and coworkers are invited ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 9:57 am
  • DeKalb Women’s Club selects new officers

    The DeKalb Women's Club meets at 1 p.m. the first Friday of the month October through December and February through May. The club presents two scholar ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 9:54 am

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