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  • Summer sewing and baking classes offered in Sycamore

    Find a new hobby or improve a skill you already have this summer by participating in 4-H classes on baking or sewing. Participants do not have to be i ...
    May 24, 2016 - 6:11 pm
  • Midwest Museum seeking new board members

    The Midwest Museum of Natural History is seeking motivated individuals to join the Board of Directors.
    May 24, 2016 - 6:11 pm
  • Sycamore Lions helps provide reading glasses to those in need

    Kindred Hospital in Sycamore and Pay-It-Forward House recently requested help from Sycamore Lions Club to fill a need. Some of their patients and gues ...
    May 24, 2016 - 6:11 pm
  • Citizens Utility Board to host free clinic in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The Citizens Utility Board will analyze utility bills at a free clinic to help Sycamore-area residents who want to save money on utilities.
    May 24, 2016 - 6:10 pm
  • Cogs Run Genoa Days 5K to carry on tradition of Brett's Run

    GENOA – The Cogs Run Genoa Days 5K will be June 11 and will carry on a tradition that began a decade ago.
    May 24, 2016 - 6:04 pm
  • KC Achievement Award recipients named

    Kishwaukee College has named the recipients of the 2016 Academic Achievement Awards. The awards are ...
    May 24, 2016 - 6:02 pm
  • Renaissance Scholarship aids non-traditional students

    The Renaissance Scholarship applications are available now for students who were a part of the workforce and are seeking an undergraduate degree. The ...
    May 24, 2016 - 6:01 pm
  • Reservations for TV recycling event fill up

    DeKALB – Reservations are full for the DeKalb County Health Department’s cathode-ray tube TV recycling collection event planned for May 26 through 28.
    May 24, 2016 - 6:09 pm
  • KC to host community listening sessions

    Kishwaukee College will hold a series of community listening sessions throughout the district to get community input about how the college can enhance ...
    May 24, 2016 - 6:04 pm
  • KEC wins 23 medals in SkillsUSA state competition

    Kishwaukee Education Consortium students won eight gold medals, 13 silver medals and two bronze medals at this year’s SkillsUSA state competition in S ...
    May 24, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 seeks input on 2 textbooks

    DeKalb School District 428 is buying new textbook materials for kindergarten through fifth-grade writing and High School Life Skills Math courses.
    May 24, 2016 - 5:59 pm
  • Audition for CSA Youth Sinfonia set for June 4

    High school string, wind, brass and percussion players are invited to audition for CSA Sinfonia on June 4 in the Music Building at Northern Illinois U ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:59 pm
  • McKee honored with Wirtz Award

    Elizabeth Gullickson McKee of Cortland was honored at the May 3 DeKalb School District board meeting with the Wirtz Award for Excellence in Education.
    May 24, 2016 - 5:52 pm
  • Scouts help clean up Sycamore

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, recently helped the community by cleaning along the Kishwaukee River in the ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:51 pm
  • Sycamore's 2016 Pumpkin Fest theme to be a "Parade of Pumpkins"

    SYCAMORE – This year, first-grader Camryn Knox will get to relive her favorite part of Pumpkin Fest each day of the celebration, with the 2016 theme: ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:49 pm