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  • Keegan Donnelly makes Eagle Scout

    DeKALB – Keegan Donnelly, a member of Boy Scout Troop 33 chartered by First Lutheran Church in DeKalb, was recently presented the Eagle Scout Award, t ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Ice cream and Dixieland at Barb City event

    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • WOW seminar and Bible study offered in Waterman

    Are you going through hard and difficult times, with faith hard to hold on to? Come join Women of the Word for help and guidance. WOW is an interdenom ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Monsanto employees distribute grants

    WATERMAN – Since 2010, the DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association (DAAHA) has been preserving and sharing the history of agriculture and its in ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Maple Park Fun Fest Labor Day weekend

    MAPLE PARK – The Maple Park Fun Fest is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 a.m. Saturday , Aug. 30, and run through Monday, Sept. 1. The festival  includes ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Sycamore urges residents to sign up for alert system

    SYCAMORE – A CodeRED emergency notification system will soon be implemented in Sycamore.CodeRED allo ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Blood bank seeks donors amid shortage

    DeKALB – For the past 10 years, DeKalb resident Danny Wells has donated a pint of blood every eight weeks in hopes that someone will do the same for h ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Blumen Gardens donates to C.L.E.A.N.

    Provided photoBlumen Gardens customers helped raise money for the DeKalb County Drug Court (C.L.E.A. ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Sycamore teen featured in state fair auction

    SYCAMORE — A 16-year-old Sycamore High School student who won an Illinois State Fair contest two years in a row for raising chickens is walking away w ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • Beverages a sneaky source of empty calories

    SYCAMORE – University of Illinois Extension nutrition and wellness educator Marilyn Csernus will present “Beverages: Empty Calories or Not?” from 1:30 ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Oaken Acres moves forward with plans to construct eagle rehab cage

    SYCAMORE – When a local wildlife problem is brought to the attention of the staff at Oaken Acres Wildlife Center, staff try to find a solution, founde ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Kids learn about gardens and history in summer museum visits

    SYCAMORE – This summer, in addition to going to the pool and playing with friends, children who participated in the Sycamore School District 427 OSCAR ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Quilts of Valor displayed at open air market

    GENOA – Genoa Main Street will hold its fourth Open Air Market of the summer in the municipal parking lot from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Sycamore block party rocks the block Saturday

    SYCAMORE – The 2014 Discover Sycamore Block Party is scheduled to take place from 4-11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, in downtown Sycamore. This free day of ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Health department thanks Kish for smoke-free efforts

    The DeKalb County Board of Health recognized KishHealth System for its collaboration with the health department on a comprehensive public health media ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:21 am
  • Reader Poll

    What is your favorite part of fall?
    Cooler weather
    Changing leaves
    Apple- and pumpkin-flavored everything