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  • Hunter safety course set for next month

    DeKALB – DeKalb Police Department and Illinois Department of Natural Resources are sponsoring a 10-hour hunter safety education training course next m ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Hospice trains volunteers orientation and training

    DeKALB – KishHealth System Hospice will offer its next Volunteer Orientation and Training class Sept. 8 through Oct. 14, at the KishHealth System Hosp ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Grant buys equipment trailer for DeKalb Scout troop

    DeKALB – Boy Scout Troop 33 of DeKalb received a $2,750 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation to assist with the purchase of a new equipme ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:31 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Youth mentor program plans second kids' cooking event

    SYCAMORE – Big Brothers Big Sisters of DeKalb County presents its second annual Cooking For Kids Sake fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 1, at St. Mary Hall ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Scout troop recognized by state comptroller’s office

    Boy Scout Troop 40, based at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sycamore, received a service award at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield from Illinois St ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Threshing bee marks 58th anniversary with steam power display

    SYCAMORE – The Northern Illinois’ Steam Power Club’s Steam Show and Threshing Bee was Aug. 14-17 at the Taylor Marshall Farm at 27707 Lukens Road, out ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Mission trip brings teens closer to God and each other

    SYCAMORE – Tyler Hull knows he returned to Sycamore a different person than he was before he left for a mission trip in Montana.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Weapons to be restored to Civil War soldier statues

    SYCAMORE – The copper soldiers who stand guard on the DeKalb County Civil War monument in Sycamore will once again bear arms befitting their rank, if ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Genoa businesses SOAR under new initiative

    GENOA – The Genoa business community is booming, and the city and chamber of commerce want to see it stay that way.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:12 am
  • Reader Poll

    Have you ever seen a bald eagle in DeKalb County?