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  • Boy Scouts to honor 5 with Tribute to Heroes Award

    MALTA – The DeKalb County Boy Scouts of America will honor recipients of the 2015 Tribute to Heroes Award.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:12 am
  • St. Paul’s hosts annual pet blessing

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church invites animal lovers to bring their favorite four-legged friends and other creatures to a Community Pet Blessing Celebrat ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Mr. President: Former county resident brings history to life as Teddy Roosevelt

    Sheyenne Lathrop’s favorite subject in school isn’t history, and she has never studied about U.S. presidents in school. But on Sept. 24 she was able t ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Moon madness: Area residents observe total lunar eclipse

    DeKALB – Kyle Wilson has always been interested in astronomy, but when he looks up at the sky on campus, the stars are completely different than the o ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Adventures in Agriculture

    Students and staff at North Elementary School in Sycamore participated in their fourth annual fall fundraiser. This year’s walk-a-thon theme was Adven ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • Scouts build water balloon catapult

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, sponsored by Salem Lutheran Church of Sycamore, recently enjoyed its fifth annual Pioneering Campout at MacQueen Forest Preserve ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • Barb City Manor visit

    Friends of Barb City Manor welcomed speakers Brett Brown and Matt Duffy at their recent meeting to discuss DeKalb’s quest to be named America’s Best C ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Fairdale Relief Fund donation

    The Kirkland Historical Society donated half of the proceeds from an auction held at their annual golf outing on Aug. 29 to the Fairdale Relief Fund. ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • Business seeks nominations for 2015 outstanding citizen award

    Bill White’s C.A.R. Hospital Inc. is accepting nominations for its 2015 Outstanding Citizen Award, which will recognize a local citizen for their cont ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Memorial fundraisers to benefit Fairdale relief

    KIRKLAND – A memorial fundraiser in honor of the late Fairdale tornado survivor Irene Clay to benefit rebuilding efforts will be held Sept. 26 in two ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • KishHealth System CEO named grass-roots champion

    DeKALB – The American Hospital Association named KishHealth System President and CEO Kevin Poorten one of 51 Grassroots Champions nationwide.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • Recipe contest to pick NIU Huskies 'Kick Off Kid'

    DeKALB – A local health care provider is hosting a Healthy Huskie Kids Recipe contest to pick a child for the ceremonial kick off at the start of the ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • D-428 soccer teams to help Barb Food Mart

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 middle school soccer teams will face off Sept. 24 to raise funds for the Barb Food Mart. 
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Sycamore Music Hall of Fame deadline is Oct. 1

    The Sycamore Music Boosters is accepting applications for the annual Sycamore High School Music Hall of Fame.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Supporter of NIU literacy program awarded

    As the author or co-author of approximately 300 articles, research studies and professional books, Jerry L. Johns, a Sycamore resident and Distinguish ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:29 pm