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  • DeKalb Corn Fest road closures planned

    Some downtown DeKalb roads will close at 4 p.m. Thursday in preparation for Corn Fest, which runs Friday through Sunday.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Grander opening of DeKalb Library is Sept. 10

    The DeKalb Public will re-open the much anticipated Haish Memorial Library building at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 9:44 am
  • Resource Bank opens new Sycamore branch in rehabbed building that began as a garage

    SYCAMORE – The historic fieldstone structure at 351 N. Main St. has had many uses over the past 111 years.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Ready to go: Students off to a positive start at Back to School Bash

    More than 1,000 backpacks filled with school supplies were handed out to local children Saturday as part of the annual Back to School Bash.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 9:46 am
  • Sycamore Lions Club awards scholarships

    Sycamore Lions Past President Ryan Genz congratulates Jacob Bjork, recipient of the Sycamore Lions & Lioness Clubs' $1,000 Selected Career Scholarship ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 9:10 am
  • Police announce $11K reward for information on Sycamore killings

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $11,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 9:11 am
  • Dorothy's Diamonds travel to Cape Cod

    Dorothy’s Diamonds in Creston recently traveled to Cape Cod, Mass. As a part of the trip, the group stopped at the Kennedy Memorial and took this phot ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 9:10 am
  • Sycamore Lions donate to Foundation Fighting Blindness

    Sycamore Lions recently donated $1,000 to the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Pictured holding the check are Sycamore Lions board members (from left) J ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 9:10 am
  • 'Vacation Destination' trivia at Oak Crest

    Residents and community friends recently enjoyed an evening of trivia at the DeKalb Area Retirement – Oak Crest. Larry Werline, quiz master challenged ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 9:10 am
  • Kish College dedicates Founders Boardroom

    The Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees was joined by college faculty and staff as well as some special guests to dedicate the Founders Board Room at ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Summerfest raises more than $2,000 for charities

    The weather cooperated to provide a magnificent day for Waterman Lions Summerfest on July 16.The Uni ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Women of the Word to kick off Bible study

    Women of the Word in Waterman is getting ready to kick off its 18th year of interdenominational Bible study.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • St. Paul’s and Grace Place Campus Ministry offer Prayers2Pass

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and Grace Place Campus Ministry will offer #Prayers2Pass, an interactive prayer event for the students, faculty and staff ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Get Wild With Words at Russell Woods

    Russell Woods in Genoa is the location for a monthly Wild With Words writing group.Wild With Words i ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Friends offer trip to see 'Phantom of the Opera'

    The Friends of the DeKalb Public Library are sponsoring a fundraising trip to see Cameron Mackintosh’s production of “The Phantom of the Opera” at the ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:22 am