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  • Seniors invited to learn about advance care planning

    KishHealth System is partnering with DeKalb County Triad to offer information to area seniors about Advance Care Planning from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thurs ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • Goodwill raises $5,000 for Kish College scholarship

    Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois, for the fourth year, has awarded Kishwaukee College funding for scholarships for adults with disabilities.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:09 pm
  • KSO ready to kick off 39th concert season

    The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will begin its 39th concert season with its fall concert. The orch ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • Historic marker for DeKalb corn winged-ear logo dedicated

    DeKALB – One of DeKalb’s most innovative products got a historical marker for its 80th birthday. Th ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 2:59 pm
  • Gift of life: Sycamore man saves six people through organ donation

    Joy Beach of Sycamore remembers her son John Beach II, known as “John John,” as the kind of person who touched the lives of everyone he knew. From hel ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • Back to school at Cornerstone

    The Parents for Cornerstone Committee hosted the Back to School Picnic at Cornerstone Christian Academy in Sycamore on Aug. 22. Culver’s brought in cu ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • First day of school

    Northern Illinois University students from The Black Student Union and The Black Men Initiative welcomed Tyler Elementary students to their first day ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • Barb City Manor hosts Ice Cream Social

    Barb City Manor recently hosted its 36th annual Ice Cream Social. Guests enjoyed ice cream and music by A Wing and A Prayer Dixieland Orchestra. This ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • Selling eggs in Illinois discussed at workshop

    Lots of people have started keeping backyard poultry in the past few years, and the biggest reason is for farm-fresh eggs from their own happy chicken ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • Dustin Slider achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Dustin Slider, a member of Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered at Federated Church in Sycamore, was recently awarded Eagle, the highest rank achievable in s ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Workshop covers various aspects of raising goats for meat and milk

    Are you thinking of getting goats for your small farm?  It doesn’t take a lot of land to support goats, but it does take good management skills to kee ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Autumn Craft & Treasures Market deadline extended

    Sycamore Music Boosters has extended the deadline and is still accepting vendor applications for the annual Autumn Craft & Treasures Market during the ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • Foundation establishes memorial fund

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Community Foundation has established a new fund in honor of 1st Lt. Brian D. Slavenas, of DeKalb, who died serving in Iraq. ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Artists needed for climate change action

    350Kishwaukee will host a planning meeting for artists interested in using their art for climate action from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday at the DeKalb Area ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • WNIJ holds short story competition

    89.5 WNIJ recently announced a “very short story” competition, “Three-Minute Fiction,” with a writing prompt issued by Pushcart Prize-winning author a ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:14 pm