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  • First Congregational seeks furniture for sale

    First Congregational United Church of Christ, 615 N. First St. in DeKalb, is looking for gently used furniture for its sale to benefit local nonprofit ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Angels take Bronco championship

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    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • County plat books available

    The new 2014 DeKalb County Land Atlas and Plat Book is now available and being distributed by the DeKalb County Farm Bureau. This is the 26th edition ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Municipal band welcomes new soloist to Hopkins

    DeKALB – Singer Mike Williamson of Rockford will make his debut performance with the DeKalb Municipal Band at the band’s concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Au ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Summer food service continues until Aug. 22

    Free lunches are available through Aug. 22 through the Voluntary Action Center’s summer food service program.
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Art and ice cream collide at historic mansion

    DeKALB – For the second consecutive year, Ellwood House Museum has combined two popular summer traditions – Art at Ellwood and the Ellwood House Ice C ...
    July 29, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • Orchestra invites public to Family Fun Day

    SYCAMORE – The community is invited to the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s Family Fun Day on Aug. 9, beginning at 3 p.m. at Sycamore Community Park, 9 ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb-Sycamore Chevrolet supports youth sports

    Provided photoThe DeKalb Park District received a donation of $1,000 and equipment from DeKalb Sycam ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McIntyre achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Kevin McIntyre was recently awarded the rank of Eagle, the highest rank in scouting, at a court of honor.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU alumni develop mobile personal safety device

    Joe Parisi was a senior at Northern Illinois University in October of 2010, when Antinette “Toni” Keller was murdered while walking by herself near ca ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fraedrich achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Austin Fraedrich, a member of BSA Troop 16 chartered at The Federated Church in Sycamore, was recently awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achie ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa plans first downtown car show

    GENOA – Genoa Main Street is planning its first Cruisin’ to Genoa car and motorcycle show from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, on Main Street in Genoa.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Liquor store opens U-Haul dealership in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – County Liquors in Sycamore has partnered with U-Haul to provide U-Haul products and services.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • SHS hosts Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore High School Band had the chance to interact with the Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps when it was in the area to perform at th ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fire department to get new truck with grant

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Fire Department has received a federal grant of $384,750 for the purchase of a new fire engine through the Department of Homel ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of bus trips to sporting events?
    I'd go; it's easier than driving
    No thanks; I don't want to ride to the game with a busload of strangers