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  • DeKalb begins leaf collection program

    DeKALB – DeKalb’s loose-leaf collection began this week. Vacuum trucks will pick up leaves from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Cemetery cleanup deadline set

    Fairview Park Cemetery in DeKalb is asking people to remove all grave decorations as part of its fall cleanup. Officials from the cemetery at 1600 S. ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Documentary filmmaker coming to Sycamore

    Researcher, oral historian and filmmaker Abbie Reese is coming to Sycamore to present the program, “Monastic Silence and a Visual Dialogue: Life Among ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • LIVE It Up leadership conference planned for teens

    University of Illinois Extension will host an event called LIVE It Up for all youth age 13 through 18. LIVE stands for Lead, Inspire, Value and Explor ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Radtke earns Eagle Scout Award

    Brandon Radtke, son of Steve and Chris Radtke, was presented the Eagle Scout Award, scouting’s highest honor, at a Court of Honor by Boy Scout Troop 3 ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Southeast Elementary School celebrates Fire Prevention Week

    Fire Prevention Week was celebrated at Southeast Elementary School in Sycamore with the arrival of Ellie Davis and Kaitlyn Goff on the fire engine. El ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Waterman Lions present scholarship

    Alexis Van Wyhe of Waterman received a collage scholarship worth $750 a semester for two years from the Waterman Lions Club. She is shown here with cl ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • KC president holds honors luncheon

    Kishwaukee College President Laurie Borowicz hosted the annual Honors Luncheon on campus on Sept. 21, for returning students who are enrolled in the c ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Scouts help with flag disposal in Genoa

    Members of American Legion Post 337 in Genoa, Cub Scout Pack 117 and Girl Scouts  of Northern Illinois, Kaskaskia Service Unit, held an American Legio ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • 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