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  • SMS May Students of the Month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for May. The sixth-grade students are Abigail Carter, Ayden Tran, Imanol Garcia, Hannah Yet ...
    June 23, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • Local group attends Tony Awards in New York City

    The stars aligned on June 7 for the 69th Annual Tony Awards, as theater-goers, thespians and entertainers adorned with evening gowns and tuxedos came ...
    June 23, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • WNIJ to host forum in DeKalb on medical marijuana

    DeKALB – WNIJ will host a discussion about the state's medical marijuana pilot program at 7 p.m. June 25 in Studio A at the NIU Broadcast Center, 801 ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Kishwaukee College offering discount GED exams

    Kishwaukee College is offering those taking the GED for the first time a discounted rate on their first subject during the summer months.
    June 26, 2015 - 3:29 am
  • Genoa-Kingston School District 424, teachers union reach contract accord

    ​The Genoa-Kingston School District 424 Board approved a collective bargaining agreement with the district's teacher union at its meeting Tuesday.
    June 23, 2015 - 12:52 pm
  • Kingston Elementary receives grant

    Kingston Elementary School received a $5,000 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation to help fund the Kingston Playground Project. The schoo ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:50 pm
  • KVHS names Pioneer Day chairman

    Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society has named Roger Watson the chairman of the "golden celebration" of Pioneer Day in Genoa.
    June 23, 2015 - 12:48 pm
  • DeKalb's new website goes live

    DeKALB – The city launched a new website that complies with the American's With Disabilities Act in accordance with a settlement with the U.S. Departm ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • 'As the World Turns' at the women’s center

    The DeKalb Area Women’s Center will host “As the World Turns,” an exhibition consisting of a site-specific installation and small works by Agnes Ma.
    June 23, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • Learning and fun at STEM Divas summer camp for girls

    STEM learning will collide with summer fun on the Northern Illinois University campus in a new one-day STEM Divas summer camp.
    June 23, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • Feed'em Soup to host Friday Bingo

    DeKALB – The State of Illinois has granted Feed’em Soup Community Project a special license to host bingo games, according to a news release.
    June 23, 2015 - 12:38 pm
  • NIU partners with community colleges for dual degree program

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University is partnering with five suburban community colleges for a dual business degree program, allowing students to tra ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Shaw Media to acquire Kendall County weeklies

    DIXON – Shaw Media, owner of the The MidWeek, announced June 17 that it is purchasing Record Newspapers Inc. from Jeff and Kathy Farren.
    June 23, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • Genoa veterans build steps for veteran in need

    GENOA – Raymond Sutter of Genoa, an 82-year-old Korean War veteran, served as an aviation electronics technician in the Navy for four years. When he b ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Kickin' Cancer: Relay for Life DeKalb County steps off Saturday

    Sandy Foord of Sycamore does not have cancer, but she is determined to put an end to the disease."Ba ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:17 pm