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  • Athena Award Reception scheduled for Oct. 25

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and the Athena Committee will present the 27th annual Athena Award Reception and honor the 2016 nominees for Athena and ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Shining a light on DeKalb County's Underground Railroad sites

    A history of abolitionism in DeKalb County was remembered Saturday with the erection of historical markers at sites that once served as stations along ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • DIY duo: Sycamore couple to be featured in Menards commercial

    When Michelle and Ryan Knox of Sycamore decided to build a new planter box for the front of their house, they never thought that their post and pictur ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 9:28 am
  • Deadline approaching for trip to see Marching Barbs in Ireland

    Limited opportunities remain to join the award-winning DeKalb High School marching band when the group travels to Ireland next spring to participate i ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Goodwill seeks volunteers for free tax prep program

    Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois is seeking volunteers for its GoodTAXES program located in the Rockford regional area and in DeKalb.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Foundation creates Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation has announced a new fund, the Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund, created by the estate of Sharon Dowen.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 10:20 am
  • Promise Grants to benefit nonprofits serving immigrants, minorities, literacy needs

    The Promise Grants committee is accepting applications from charitable community organizations that provide services to underserved and marginalized p ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 10:20 am
  • Safe Passage to host panel discussion on sexual assault in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Safe Passage will host a screening this month of the Netflix documentary "Audrie & Daisy," followed by a panel discussion about efforts to pr ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 10:19 am
  • Kish Theatre names cast and crew for fall production

    Nadine Franklin, Kishwaukee College theatre faculty and resident director, has announced the cast for the fall 2016 production of “Love Letters,” by A ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 10:20 am
  • DAR group meets in Shabbona

    The General John Stark Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution gathered Oct. 1, for a business-luncheon meeting at ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 10:19 am
  • Children's art class offered at Faith UMC

    Faith United Methodist Church will hold a free art class for children in preschool through fifth grade from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 19 and 26.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 10:16 am
  • G-K district offers free preschool screening

    Genoa-Kingston Community Unit School District 424 will hold a free developmental screening at Trinity Lutheran Church, 33930 N. State St. in Genoa, fr ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • Bikes donated to University Village children as part of Eagle project

    A group of children and parents gathered outside the Community Center at University Village in DeKalb with the anticipation of receiving a bicycle as ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 10:15 am
  • SHS choir, orchestra perform in Nashville

    Sycamore High School Choir and Orchestra students were invited to perform at the Grand Ole Opry Showand the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville th ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 10:15 am
  • SHS Class of '56 celebrates 60th reunion

    On Sept. 17, members of the Sycamore High School Class of 1956 and their spouses gathered at the Veteran's Memorial Home in Sycamore to celebrate the ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 9:57 am