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  • Building community: Barn walls raised at Walnut Grove Vocational Farm

    KIRKLAND – This Thanksgiving, Gene Heinsohn of DeKalb said that although he is thankful for many things, the one that he is most thankful for is his c ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Fire truck visit

    First-graders at North Grove Elementary in Sycamore were amazed by the fire truck when the Sycamore Fire Department visited in honor of Fire Safety We ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Leading the pack

    Landon Krull led the pack at North Grove Elementary in Sycamore during the PTO-sponsored fundraiser, "Running with the Hawks." Students were put into ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Moon brothers earn Eagle rank together

    Two brothers, Collin and Cole Moon, both members of BSA Troop 16 chartered at Federated Church in Sycamore, were recently awarded the Eagle Rank, the ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 1:24 pm
  • Sycamore Scouts attend Jamboree

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, based out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, recently sent a group of 10 boys to the Sandwich Fairgrounds for the Boy Scouts ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • DeKalb police seeking donations for Heroes and Helpers program

    DeKALB – Police are seeking donations to make sure as many DeKalb-area kids as possible have presents to open on Christmas morning.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 1:22 pm
  • Beth Shalom to open its holiday shop

    Hanukkah begins this year on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 6. To get ready for the holiday, Congregation Beth Shalom’s Hanukkah Shop will be open on Sun ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 1:23 pm
  • Lehan family pays it forward with scholarship fund

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation recently announced the James and Marjorie Lehan Family Scholarship Fund.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • DeKalb Ag association to host Family Day

    The DeKalb Area Agricultural Association will host a Family Day on Wednesday, Nov. 18. “Agriculture 101: Corn” will feature five hands-on activities f ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Celebrating art, artistry at NIU’s Altgeld Hall

    The Northern Illinois University Art Museum and the Office of the President are celebrating NIU’s artistry and talent from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, No ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 1:08 pm
  • Northern Rehab collects for SUMC Coat Ministry

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is collecting donations for the Sycamore United Methodist Church Coat Ministry.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Leaf collection continues through Nov.

    The city of DeKalb’s Department of Public Works will continue its annual Loose Leaf Collection Program through November.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • JMIH kicks off music campaign: ‘Tis the Season’

    Just Make It Happen is running a campaign through the end of November titled “Tis the Season.” The goal is to strengthen the community through perform ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • On tour: Prospective brides get a look at Sycamore wedding possibilities

    Jenna Thorp’s wedding won’t be held until 2017, but she already is thinking about flowers, a photographer and centerpieces. She is even searching for ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • DeKalb Music Boosters plans annual fruit sale

    The annual DeKalb Music Boosters’ holiday fruit sale is now taking orders. New this year is the addition of cheese and sausage for more great holiday ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 11:16 am