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  • Board appoints new principal for West Elementary School

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Community Unit School District 427 Board appointed a new leader for West Elementary School.
    May 26, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • DeKalb County Community Gardens receives grant

    The DeKalb County Community Gardens received a grant from the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture.
    May 26, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Holley receives rehab scholarship

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists presented its annual 2015 Sports and Health Scholarship to Marcus Holley.
    May 26, 2015 - 2:15 pm
  • Oak Leaf awards presented

    DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest recently recognized their volunteers at a “Whooo Makes a Difference? Volunteers Like Yooou” Party.
    May 26, 2015 - 2:13 pm
  • Tyler students of the month

    Tyler Elementary School in DeKalb named its Students of the Month for April. Pictured (back row, from left) Sherleen Gonzalez, Terrell Hall, Savanna M ...
    May 26, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Theme for 2015 Sycamore Pumpkin Festival is 'Pumpkins in Disguise'

    SYCAMORE – Lana Walker knows a thing or two about disguises during Halloween time.Last year, she dre ...
    May 26, 2015 - 2:03 pm
  • Little Free Library: Girl Scout project shares their love of books

    Fifth-grader Olivia Byrd, 11, loves to read, but she lives outside of the Sycamore Public Library District.
    May 26, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • Bread & Roses area chorus celebrates 20th anniversary

    Bread & Roses, the DeKalb and Fox Valley area women’s chorus, recently performed its 20th anniversary concert in DeKalb.
    May 19, 2015 - 12:38 pm
  • 'This One's for the Girls' winner

    Congratulations to Louisa Green of Genoa, winner of the KitchenAid mixer from KishHealth System’s annual women’s health event, “This One's for the Gir ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:38 pm
  • DeKalb employees recognized at Pi Alpha Alpha ceremony

    Several DeKalb employees were honored May 8 at the annual Northern Illinois Department of Public Administration Pi Alpha Alpha Awards and Hooding Cere ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • KC Fall 2015 Achievement Award recipients named

    Kishwaukee College has named the recipients of the 2015 Academic Achievement Awards. The awards waive in-district full-time student tuition and mandat ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:29 pm

    Garcia graduates from combat trainingArmy Pvt. Jenrry Garcia has graduated from Basic Combat Trainin ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • Girl Scouts recognize individuals, organizations at annual meeting

    Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois recognized the following area individuals and organizations with awards at its recent annual meeting.
    May 19, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • DeKalb Park District launches website with online registration

    The DeKalb Park District recently launched a new website to promote its parks, programs, facilities and news. The website can be accessed by visiting ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • Volunteer training set at Sycamore History Museum

    Like telling stories? Love your community? Have a few spare hours a month? Then stop by the Sycamore History Museum’s volunteer training on Saturday.
    May 19, 2015 - 12:22 pm