DeKALB – The Illinois Department of Transportation’s Division of Aeronautics has selected DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport as the 2013 General Aviation-Public/Category A Airport of the Year. Criteria is based on, but not limited to, cooperation with the DOA and the FAA, safety record and maintenance of the facility.
DeKALB – Brett Korth has joined the team at Business-Resource Insurance, a department of Resource Bank, as the newest insurance adviser. Korth is serving the insurance needs of DeKalb, Genoa, Hampshire and Sycamore communities.
SYCAMORE – Thomas Franks has been appointed the new assistant principal of Sycamore Middle School. Franks’ appointment was confirmed at the May 14 meeting of the Dist. 427 board of education.
DeKALB – Three nurses received top honors at the KishHealth System Employee Recognition Banquet May 13.
The local DeKalb County Forty & Eight, Voiture 207 offers two $1,000 scholarships each year to students in the nursing program at Kishwaukee College. Available funds for these scholarships are shrinking, and a fundraising program has been started to maintain them. To donate, mail checks made out to DeKalb County 40&8 Nurse Fund to 40&8, P.O. Box 545, Cortland, IL 60112.
Many lawns, trees and shrubs in northern Illinois have not recovered from last year’s drought, and there is a chance they never will.
SYCAMORE – Pumpkin Adventures.
SYCAMORE – Nicole “Nikki” Parlette would have turned 27 on Thursday, May 16.
• Kirkland Memorial Day Service
The looks on their faces pretty much said it all.
NIU offers art, sport, science and career camps
DeKALB – Local performance group Wooden Box Theater will present an event of live theater, poetry, fashion, photography and live music at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at The House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway in DeKalb.
SHABBONA – Shabbona Lake will hold its Crappie Contest Weekend from 6 a.m. Saturday, May 18 until 7 p.m. Sunday, May 19.