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  • Things are popping for The Popcorn Lady

    Cassie Oltman of Cortland has many titles: wife, mom, and business owner. But most people know her as “The Popcorn Lady.”
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Sycamore to test emergency notification system

    At 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, the city of Sycamore will perform a test to all of the registered telephone numbers in the CodeRED Emergency Notificatio ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:47 pm
  • Seeking nominations for Friend of the Child award

    The Board of Directors of Children's Learning Center is seeking nominations for the Mandy Derrington Friend of the Child Award. The Award commemorates ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Dreska named to 4-H Foundation Hall of Fame

    The Illinois 4-H Foundation annually recognizes one 4-H volunteer per county for exemplary service to the Illinois 4-H program as a Hall of Fame winne ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Alzheimer’s Association seeks community volunteers

    DeKALB – The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter is seeking people interested in being Alzheimer’s Association community representatives ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Pilates Plus marks five years

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    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Grant funds for public concerts and lectures

    SYCAMORE – The Trust Department of The National Bank & Trust Company of Sycamore is accepting applications for grants from the Mary E. Stevens Trust ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber welcomes eye care center

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    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • County launches overdose remedy program

    An overdose drug program for first responders is in the final stages in DeKalb County. County Board ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Seeking outstanding DeKalb County teachers

    Community nominations for the 2015 DeKalb County Excellence in Education Awards are due Oct. 1 to the DeKalb County Community Foundation, 475 DeKalb A ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • National Merit Scholar semifinalists announced

    Jacob D. McArtor of DeKalb and Abu J. Zaidi of Hampshire are among about 16,000 semifinalists in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship program. They mov ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • University Women's Club schedules fall reception

    DeKALB – Members of the University Women’s Club of Northern Illinois University are making plans for the annual fall reception, scheduled from 4 to 6 ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU student enrollment falls, but retention up

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University announced a gain of nearly 30 percent among international students that—with an uptick in student retention—limi ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Children's choir embarks on new season

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    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Harvest dinner features locally-grown produce

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Community Gardens will host its annual harvest dinner on Sunday, Sept. 28, with a special menu devoted to vegetables raised by ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
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