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  • Prairie Crossing staff, residents walk to end Alzheimer’s

    DeKALB – Purple shirts paraded through Hopkins Park in DeKalb on Sept. 21, raising money and awareness for the fight against Alzheimer's disease. Staf ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Scouts build catapults for competition

    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Harvest of Quilts show at Sycamore school

    The DeKalb County Quilters’ Guild Harvest of Quilts 2014 quilt show will be held Saturday and Sunday at Sycamore Middle School, 150 Maplewood Drive, S ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Entrepreneurs can compete for a visit to the ‘Shark Tank’

    On ABC’s hit show “Shark Tank,” great entrepreneurs come from everywhere, which is why U.S. Cellular teamed up with the show for a multi-faceted, firs ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Class of 1954 celebrates reunion

    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • $10K raffle prize up for grabs at football games

    Don’t miss the chance to win $10,000 in this year’s “Kick-Off-For-Kash” contest sponsored by Resource Bank. Someone could win $10,000 if the varsity h ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Tastefully Simple consultant recognized

    DeKALB – Kim Leopardo of DeKalb, a local Tastefully Simple consultant, was honored at “Party Palooza,” the direct selling company’s national conferenc ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Middle schoolers taught bike safety

    GENOA – On Sept. 24, Genoa-Kingston Middle School dedicated one period of class time to educate students about bike safety. Many students ride bikes t ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Youth orchestra concerto competition accepting applications

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University Community School of the Arts invites instrumentalists and vocalists 18 and younger to participate in the ann ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Beatlemania sweeps Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Ron and Rhonda Himes of Rockford were afraid they wouldn’t be able to get tickets to see American English in Sycamore last Friday, so they ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 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
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