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  • Ribs, Rhythm & Brews on tap in Sycamore

    The first ever Sycamore Ribs, Rhythm & Brews Fest will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday on Somonauk Street in downtown Sycamore.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Elsa look-a-like

    Small town traditions continued in Genoa on July 25 with Movies on Main Street and the showing of "Frozen." Special guest Princess Elsa came to greet ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Williams receives Interfaith award

    DeKalb High School graduating senior Endashwa Williams received the DeKalb Interfaith Network for Peace and Justice $2,000 Peace and Justice Award at ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Music education grants available

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for programs and organizations supporting music and music education in the grea ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • Sycamore Library donation

    The Sycamore Library recently received a donation of books from the Sycamore Women's Club. The library welcomes new titles into its collection, making ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • Gov. Rauner reappoints DeKalb County Circuit Clerk to state board

    SYCAMORE – Gov. Bruce Rauner reappointed DeKalb County Circuit Clerk Maureen Josh to the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Vendors sought for Wonderful World of Christmas

    The Genoa Community Women’s Club has openings for their 27th annual Wonderful World of Christmas Craft/Vendor event on Nov. 8.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:20 am
  • Registration open at Community School of the Arts

    Registration is open for the fall semester at the Community School of the Arts at Northern Illinois University.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:20 am
  • Blessing of the Backpacks at St. Paul's

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will hold an outdoor service at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 23 on the church's front lawn at Normal and Greenbrier roads in DeKalb. In ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • Downtown road closures are scheduled during Corn Fest

    Some downtown DeKalb roads will close at 3 p.m. Aug. 27 in preparation for Corn Fest, which runs Aug. 28 through 30.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • Oak Crest awards scholarships

    Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center gave more than $20,000 in scholarships through its Oak Crest Employee Scholarship Program this year.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:16 am
  • Performing Arts Academy of Sycamore ready for fall classes

    The Performing Arts Academy of Sycamore is taking registration for fall classes.Registration can be ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:11 am
  • Remembering the sacrifices: Civil War Memorial re-dedicated in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – When the Civil War Memorial in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse, 133 W. State St., was dedicated in 1897, more than 6,000 people atten ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Back to the Books? Area schools embracing technology in the classroom

    When Genoa-Kingston Middle School students headed back to school on Aug. 12, they anxiously awaited meeting their friends and teachers, learning more ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:04 am
  • Biosecurity for backyard poultry flocks

    Although Illinois was lucky not to have any confirmed cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (aka “bird flu”) in the winter/spring 2015 outbreak, ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 10:53 am