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  • Ripe for the picking: Despite a wet spring, sweet corn season is finally here

    When most people say they have to get up early for work, they usually mean their commute. For sweet corn farmers, like Deb Klock of Kirkland, waking u ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • Youth Engaged in Philanthropy plans Meet & Greet

    Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is seeking new members from high school youth in DeKalb County. Interested youth are invited to the YEP Meet & Gre ...
    July 28, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • D-428 to offer birth to pre-K vision, hearing, education, language screenings

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 will provide screenings for children ages birth through preschool in August. 
    July 28, 2015 - 3:56 pm
  • Artists, crafters needed for hospital’s Artisan Market

    The Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary invites artists and crafters to participate in the Artisan Market from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 9, , in the hospital ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • Northern Public Radio to feature local artists

    Northern Public Radio, home to 89.5 WNIJ and Classical WNIU, is looking for original art by local artists for the 2015 Northern Public Radio wall cale ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • New leaders named at Kishwaukee Family YMCA

    The Kishwaukee Family YMCA has announced some new hires.On Monday, Lesley Feyerherm will step back i ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • Sycamore High School registration scheduled

    Sycamore High School Express Registration will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 5 in the SHS Main Gym. In order to participate in Express Regis ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:48 pm
  • Dem hopeful makes virtual stop in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will make a virtual campaign stop in DeKalb Wednesday. The Vermont senator, making his White H ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:06 pm
  • FUMC welcomes new pastors

    On behalf of the congregation at First United Methodist Church in DeKalb, Tim Paquette presents welcoming gifts to the church’s new pastors. Senior Pa ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Celebrating Christmas in the middle of summer

    SANDWICH – Jim Wyman of Sandwich loves Christmas. He loves decorating the Christmas tree, listening to Christmas carols and spending time with family.
    July 28, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Supper time: Kingston United Methodist Church celebrates 45 years of its food fundraiser

    Some families have the tradition of coming together for a large meal at Thanksgiving or Christmas. Nancy Conro of Kingston and her family’s tradition ...
    July 28, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Athena award nominations are now available

    Community members are encouraged to submit nominations for the 26th annual DeKalb Athena Award and Women of Accomplishment.
    July 21, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • DeKalb to cite residents for leaving unwanted TVs on curb

    DeKALB – The city won’t be recycling old cathode ray tube TV sets any longer because of a lack of state funding and has warned residents who abandon T ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • Troop volunteers at Federated Church Book Fair

    Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered by Federated Church in Sycamore, volunteered at the recent Federated Church book fair fundraiser in Sycamore. Scouts hel ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Depot history and donor display completed

    A new display that navigates the viewer through the history of the Sycamore Train Depot and highlights the accomplishments of its renovation has been ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:51 pm