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  • DeKalb Fire Department to buy special mobile tower for high-rise fire rescue training

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Fire Department secured a $239,000 federal grant to purchase a special mobile tower that will give firefighters a feel for fightin ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Read for the Win at library

    Sycamore Public Library has kicked off its summer reading program, Read for the Win.The library invi ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • KVAL’s Art of Giving raffle helps local art students

    Kishwaukee Valley Art League hosted its Art of Giving raffle at the recent 45th Northern Illinois Art Show in Sycamore to help local art students.
    June 15, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • DeKalb police cite more than 40 during seat belt enforcement campaign

    DeKALB – Police issued more than 30 citations during a heavy period of seat belt enforcement leading up to Memorial Day.
    June 15, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • Barb City Manor fund receives donation

    Friends of Barb City Manor Treasurer Olive Martha recently presented a check for $700 to Barb City Manor Administrator Maureen Gerrity for the Residen ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Coltonville Road to remain closed for another month as bridge work continues

    DeKALB – Already behind schedule, the Coltonville Road project won’t be completed for at least another month, DeKalb County Engineer Nathan Schwartz a ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Dairy breakfast scheduled for Saturday at Drendel Farm

    Dale and Linda Drendel will open their Hampshire farmstead to the public for a dairy breakfast and farm tour from 6 to 11 a.m. Saturday.
    June 15, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • DeKalb County Health Department gives tips to prevent spread of West Nile virus

    The DeKalb County Health Department is encouraging residents to be vigilant about eliminating sources for mosquitoes to breed, as well as using person ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • DHS builds community with parent night

    A recent DeKalb High School Parent Night event focused on educating attendees about a variety of topics. Presentations were given by district leaders ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Father, daughter participate in Memorial Day celebration

    The Rev. Noah R. Panlilio, pastor of Malta United Methodist Churches, and his daughter Reanna Panlilio participated in the Memorial Day observance ser ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Prepare now for Kingston Fest Boat Regatta

    Although Brad and Zach Edwards demonstrated that a seaworthy cardboard boat can be built in just one hour, other contenders take longer to construct t ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Kirkland Chamber of Commerce names its Citizen of the Year

    KIRKLAND – A woman known for rallying the community to help those in need was given the Citizen of the Year award by the Kirkland Greater Area Chamber ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Walnut Grove Vocational Farm receives grant

    Donna Turner, member of the DeKalb County Community Foundation, presents a grant check to Dan Kenney, executive director of DeKalb County Community Ga ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Scouts help tend NIU Communiversity Garden

    Boy Scout Troop 40, sponsored by St. Mary’s Church in Sycamore, and Boy Scout Troop 33, sponsored by First Lutheran in DeKalb, attended an event spons ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • ELDC Students Interact With Local Farm Animals

    Aaron Butler and his daughter, Anna, from Butler Farms brought with them 2-month-old lambs and visited the Early Learning Development Center. The ELDC ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:14 am