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  • Donations needed to establish scholarship

    SYCAMORE – In order to endow a permanent scholarship in Mr. Pumpkin’s name, the Wally Thurow Tribute Committee needs to bring its balance at the DeKal ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:43 am
  • Holiday lights recycling collection established

    The DeKalb County Health Department has announced the dates and locations for the 2014 Holiday Light Recycling Program. This year, the health departme ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • After Black Friday, it’s Giving Tuesday

    DeKALB – TAILS Humane Society has joined #ILGiveBig, a first of its kind effort in Illinois that will harness the collective power of charities, famil ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Taste of the Vine benefits multiple groups

    SYCAMORE – One-hundred, twenty-two auction items. Twenty-four local beneficiaries.It all comes toget ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • andidates must file with county clerk

    The office of the DeKalb County Clerk informs the public that House Bill 105, Public Act 98-691 calls for a change in the process of filing to run for ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Center for Southeast Asian Studies receives $2 million

    DeKALB – The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Northern Illinois University’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) two Title VI grants to ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • May the float be with you

    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU College of Law collaborates on health clinic at homeless shelter

    AURORA – Northern Illinois University College of Law officially opened its new Health Advocacy Clinic at Hesed House Community Resource Center, 680 S. ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Diabetes risk can be reduced

    November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and the Kishwaukee Family YMCA is encouraging residents of DeKalb County to learn their risks for predi ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Cortland library receives grant

    Kevin Buick of the DeKalb County Community Foundation delivered a grant from the foundation to the Cortland Community Library. The grant will fund the ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hannan acknowledged for 30 years service

    DeKalb County Forest Preserve Superintendent Terry Hannan (left) received a lifetime community service award from the Ney Grange on Nov. 1 for his 30 ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Police officers take children in need holiday shopping

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Police Department’s Benevolent & Protective Association and Target in DeKalb will hold this year’s Heroes and Helpers program on S ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Firefighters launch drive for warm coats for kids

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Fire Department’s goal is to provide 100 coats this winter for area children who may not be able to afford their own winter appare ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Pumpkin Festival display winners

    Nov. 7, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Pie sales benefit Pay-It-Forward House and Glidden Homestead

    One of the many traditions of the holiday season is pie for dessert, but our busy lives can make it difficult to find the time to make one from scratc ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 10:07 am
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