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  • Bread and Roses donates $1,100 to Safe Passage

    Safe Passage Executive Director Mary Ellen Schaid and board member Lois Self recently accepted a gift of $1,100 from Bread and Roses member Jan Vander ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:51 pm
  • Donations sought for Back to School Bash

    DeKALB – A collaboration of community organizations, including the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, is calling for donations for its annual back-to ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:51 pm
  • Wedding Revue enjoyed at Oak Crest

    Residents, volunteers, employees and guests of the DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest recently participated in a “Wedding Revue.”
    July 20, 2016 - 12:51 pm
  • NIU Police K-9 Miley receives vest

    The Northern Illinois University Police Department received a bullet/stab-proof vest July 11 thanks to Julie Castile and her family and their generous ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:51 pm
  • Take your backyard chicken skills to the next level

    Backyard chickens have become popular enough that most of us are acquainted with at least one “hen-thusiast.”
    July 20, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • Pritchard on task force examining school funding

    DeKALB – Bruce Rauner has become the latest Illinois governor to form a task force to examine how the state funds public education, and a DeKalb Count ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:47 pm
  • KC Radiology Pinning Ceremony takes place June 25

    Kishwaukee College Radiologic Technology graduates participated in a traditional pinning ceremony on June 25 in Jenkins Auditorium in the Kishwaukee C ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:46 pm
  • NIU conference offers teachers tips on firing up K-12 students

    Educators looking for new ways to hook kids’ attention and engage their minds can now register for NIU STEAM Works’ second annual “STEAMing It Up!” co ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:47 pm
  • KC Early Childhood Center accepting applications for fall

    The Early Childhood Center at Kishwaukee College is accepting applications for the fall semester.Int ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:46 pm
  • FVOAS receives donation from fair board

    Jim Webber, Sandwich Fair Board member, recently presented a donation to Fox Valley Older Adult Services. FVOAS assisted the Sandwich Fairgrounds with ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:46 pm
  • 4-H General Project judging is this week

    The DeKalb County 4-H program will be hold its annual 4-H General Project Show on Wednesday and Thursday at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Building in ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • Murder Mystery Theatre event set at DeKalb library

    Help celebrate Adult Summer Reading 2016 by joining the DeKalb Public Library for an interactive murder mystery performance led by the Murder Mystery ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • DeKalb Police offer free self-defense course for women, teens

    DeKALB – Registration is now open for a free self-defense class for women and girls being taught by DeKalb Police officials.
    July 20, 2016 - 12:33 pm
  • DeKalb Women's Club awards scholarships

    Justene Jennings (left) and Alma Lazaro (right) were the recipients of this year's DeKalb Women's Club scholarships. Jennings will attend Kishwaukee C ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:32 pm
  • Troop 16 participates in Relay For Life

    Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered by Federated Church in Sycamore, participated in the annual DeKalb County Relay for Life. Scouts participated in the Col ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:31 pm