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  • Raven's Husky Haven and Rescue receives grant

    Raven's Husky Haven and Rescue of Sycamore received a $1,000 grant from the Petfinder Foundation in partnership with Orvis, a retail and mail-order bu ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:55 am
  • WNIJ to hold Valentine's Day poetry contest

    89.5 WNIJ announced its Valentine’s Day Relationship Poetry Contest in an interview with contest judge Susan Porterfield, a published poet, editor and ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:55 am
  • Sycamore library creating testimonial video

    The Sycamore Public Library is creating a short video montage with patrons’ reasons for loving the library. It will be debuted sometime in February.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:56 am
  • Doors decorated for the holidays

    As Huntley Middle School prepared for its holiday week, students got into the holiday spirit by decorating their homeroom doors. Sponsored by Huntley’ ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:53 am
  • Charity game nets toys for children

    Staff members from Huntley Middle School and Clinton Rosette Middle School enjoyed a fun game of basketball against the DeKalb police and fire departm ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:53 am
  • Scholarships offered through NB&T

    Applications for these scholarships are available through guidance offices at the high schools listed, online at www.banknbt.com under Trust/Wealth Ma ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:52 am
  • DeKalb Public Library celebrates expansion

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members, elected officials, staff and community congratulate the DeKalb Public Library on the expans ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:51 am
  • NIU Cares Day looking for projects to tackle

    Northern Illinois University has hundreds of helping hands looking for meaningful projects to tackle on NIU Cares Day, April 16, the 10-year anniversa ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:51 am
  • NIU alumnus to play The Pump Room

    Jazz at The Pump Room will showcase live jazz entertainment every Wednesday night at Public Chicago. This experience has been curated by guitar virtuo ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:50 am
  • Free educational materials available through U of I Extension

    University of Illinois Extension is offering “touchable” museum artifacts and lessons in kits that are available for check out to area educators and o ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:50 am
  • Kinzinger honors military academy nominees

    Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon) recently hosted his annual reception for high school students who received a nomination to attend the United ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:49 am
  • The Gracie Center to host casino night fundraiser

    DeKALB – The Gracie Center, a Kingston-based nonprofit agency that serves adults with intellectual disabilities, is hosting a casino night fundraiser ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • Bread & Roses helps gardens grow

    Dan Kenney of DeKalb County Community Gardens recently accepted a gift of $1,000 from the women of Bread & Roses chorus and Director Peggy Safford. Th ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:46 am

    Taylor enrolls in ROTCJasmyne R. Taylor has enrolled in the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps pr ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:43 am
  • Nanfria achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Joe Nanfria, a member of Boy Scout Troop 16 chartered at Federated Church in Sycamore, has been awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achievable i ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:42 am