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  • Fire departments display red wreaths for fire safety

    DeKALB – Wreaths of red lightbulbs are once again on display at area fire stations, including at the DeKalb Fire Department, as part of an effort to e ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 9:34 am
  • Language researcher seeking children participants

    How do children between the ages of 3 and 12 learn new words? That is one question Northern Illinois University speech-language pathology assistant pr ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 9:34 am
  • Massage ‘clinic’ at Oak Crest

    On Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at Kishwaukee College, the therapeutic massage and esthetics students gain clinical experience by working on members ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • KC hosts Opportunity House commencement

    Kishwaukee College and Opportunity House Inc. recently hosted the fifth annual commencement ceremony for clients who completed the Learning for Life I ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 9:33 am
  • Safe Passage receives Community Needs Grant

    Safe Passage received a Fall 2016 Community Needs Grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation. DCCF board member Donna Larson presented the $15, ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • KC phlebotomy technician program begins in January

    The Kishwaukee College Continuing Education department is once again offering the short-term training program for phlebotomy technician.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • Kish College donates ‘recycled ride’ to local woman

    The Kishwaukee College Collision Repair Technology program participated in the Recycled Rides program offered by the National Auto Body Council and a ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 9:31 am
  • Johnson honored for 10,000 hours of service

    Mina Johnson, volunteer at Kishwaukee Hospital, part of Northwestern Medicine, was honored recently for achieving more than 10,000 hours of service.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 9:31 am
  • Congregation Beth Shalom plans special holiday shop

    Hanukkah begins this year on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 24. To get ready for the holiday, Congregation Beth Shalom’s Hanukkah Shop will be open on ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 9:29 am
  • WLBK's Freezin' for Food sets goal of 25,000 pounds

    WLBK radio host T.D. Ryan will camp out next week in the Target shopping center parking lot on Sycamore Road to benefit the DeKalb Salvation Army Food ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 9:40 am
  • DAR chapter hears flag presentation

    The General John Stark Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Nov. 5 and welcomed Alice Fry Uphouse, Honorary Regent, Rockford Chapte ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 9:25 am
  • IN UNIFORM

    Kraft joins U.S. ArmyAaron Kraft  has joined the United States Army under the Delayed Enlistment Pro ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 9:26 am
  • Principal keeps promise to pucker up

    Andria Mitchell, principal at Tyler Elementary School in DeKalb, recently fulfilled her promise to kiss a pig after students at the school met their r ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 9:25 am
  • Sycamore Lions welcome new member

    Sycamore Lions Club recently welcomed a new member, Tony Sgarlata. Pictured are Lion President Josh Kruis, Sgarlata and his sponsor, Lion Aaron Gerdes ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • SMS names students of the month for October

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for October. The sixth-grade students are Rebecca Allen, Lincoln Cooley, Tia Durst and Brad ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:31 am