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  • 4-C extends office hours

    DeKALB – 4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care began offering extended hours on Oct. 7.4-C will now ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oak Crest residents join Scouts for Rain Gutter Regatta

    Provided photo DeKalb Area Retirement Center-Oak Crest residents hosted a Rain Gutter Regatta in con ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Time to order holiday fruitcakes

    First Congregational United Church of Christ in DeKalb is once again baking and selling holiday fruitcakes. The cakes will be baked the first week of ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Music boosters fruit sale under way

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Music Boosters annual fruit sale fundraiser is under way.Fruit packages can be o ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Tis the season for insect invasions

    Now that the winter season is approaching, many people start to notice insects trying to find shelter inside their homes.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Pumpkin Festival parade float winners

    Parade Floats Best of Parade Ideal Industries Best Use of Theme Sycamore Public Library Wally Thurow ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Pumpkin Festival decorated pumpkin display winners

    • Largest pumpkin – William Huber (569 pounds) • Pick of the Patch – Addison Faulk • President’s Awa ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Bowl a Strike for seniors with real or virtual bowling

    Teams will join in a fun and friendly bowling event on Sunday, Nov. 2, to raise funds for programs and services for area seniors. Bowling locations wi ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fire protection association offers Halloween safety tips

    Glowing jack-o-lanterns, festive decorations, spooky costumes – Halloween offers lots of fun, but it comes with hidden fire dangers that can be truly ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 4:19 pm
  • Red Cross launches new blood donor app

    The American Red Cross has launched a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Grant supports engineering study-abroad exchange with Colombia

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University and its partner, Universidad de La Sabana, were among eight winners of 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Costumes take center stage in Halloween budgets

    DeKALB – Kaitlin Haley was looking for inspiration.Kaitlin, 11, of DeKalb perused the racks and shel ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Seats open on DeKalb Park District board

    Two six year terms, ending in 2021, on the DeKalb Park District Board of Commissioners will be up for election on April 7, 2015. Anyone interested in ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Badminton offered at the park district

    DeKALB - The DeKalb Park District is taking registration for co-ed recreational badminton programs. The junior high level program is for children in s ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Breast cancer risk can be reduced with lifestyle changes

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. DeKalb County Public Health Administrator Jane Lux said that although breast cancer screening canno ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
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