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  • Teens teach campers to make nutritious snacks

    DeKALB – University of Illinois Extension and the DeKalb Park District’s Camp Maple Leaf collaborated to offer 4-H Food Smart Families Summer Cooking ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Police seek leads in theft of fishing gear

    GENOA – Crime Stoppers and the Genoa Police Department are seeking the public’s help in solving a residential burglary.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • The daily life of a Civil War soldier explored at talk

    SYCAMORE – The Civil War impacted our country on a grand scale, but have you ever wondered what the daily life of the Civil War soldier was like? As p ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU, city partner on window decals

    DeKALB – For the second consecutive fall, Northern Illinois University and the City of DeKalb have partnered to display window clings at DeKalb busine ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New or aspiring farmers invited to apply for educational program

    Aspiring Illinois farmers, new growers with less than five years’ experience, commodity farmers interested in diversifying to include fruit or vegetab ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Youth counseling program gives back to forest preserves

    Throughout the month of July, a group of youth involved with Adventure Works built benches at three DeKalb County forest preserves: South Branch Prair ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sports bus trips dwindling, but still a good time

    Bernice Bradley was having a good time cheering, chanting, and joking with everyone around her, even the soda pop vendors.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bellah elected president of mayors association

    KIRKLAND – Kirkland Village President Les Bellah was elected president of the Northern Illinois Mayors Association on July 17.
    July 28, 2014 - 6:12 pm
  • Patient Portal gives patients online access to records

    KishHealth System encourages patients to sign up for MyKishHealth, the online patient portal for Kishwaukee and Valley West hospitals, to access to th ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:12 pm
  • Community event to fight crime, raise safety awareness

    DeKALB – Local public safety agencies are teaming up to offer National Night Out, a free community awareness fair, on Tuesday, Aug. 5, in the Target p ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • Back to school party provides low-income students the tools to start the year right

    DeKALB – Treveda Redmond just wants children to have the chance to be successful in the classroom.An ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • DeKalb filmmaker's hometown names day in his honor

    DeKALB – DeKalb resident David Barrow, owner of OC Imageworks, was recently honored in his hometown of Denton, Texas, for his documentary “When We Wer ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:01 pm
  • Danger zone: A hot car can be a killer

    Keeping cool and beating the heat during the summer may seem difficult at times. For a young child or pet locked inside a hot car, it can be impossibl ...
    July 24, 2014 - 4:46 pm
  • Vandals damage Waterman home

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an incident of vandalism to a home in rural Waterman.Som ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • DeKalb bank president named to board of directors

    Timothy A. Struthers has been named to the board of directors of First National Bank of Omaha, announced bank president Daniel K. O’Neill. Struthers i ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of bus trips to sporting events?
    I'd go; it's easier than driving
    No thanks; I don't want to ride to the game with a busload of strangers